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By pennyspike
One of Simon Gudgeon's Sculptures by the Lakes, the Bird of Happiness, transported by magic to one of our night photography sessions.
If I'd been there at night it could have all been done in one shot but needs must & all that.
The digital manipulation relates to the blending of two straight images using a bit of lighting trickery to produce the 'flames'
Fabulous place & amazing sculptures any time of day or night.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Flash and lighting

Voters: Cluke, Chinga, Diana and 16 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 984 1498 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2011 8:23AM
Have to vote for this, I've just been listening to Stravinsky's Firebird Suite on Radio 3.

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What a great image for the wall, wonderful conceptual image and colours.

AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
23 Jul 2011 9:33AM
A super piece of magical trickery! Well crafted and such a great idea.
pennyspike 13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2011 9:48AM
Thanks for the vs & cs, It's so long since I've uploaded anything I thought it would slip past unnoticed in the dead of night.Grin
The Firebird Suite is a great combination Moira.
The magic flames were courtesy of Diana and her bag of lighting effects.
DaveMead 7 23 14 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2011 10:50PM
Impressive work Penny, nice to see you back. Smile
cirrusminor 8 380 3 England
24 Jul 2011 12:00AM
Really like this Penny
There's a sorta multi dimensional feel , which (imo) is enhanced thro 3d glasses!
Or maybe it just me being odd!
great image- love it
User_Removed 3 10 4 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2013 9:43PM
looks like a great sculpture, great to develop the story a little further.

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