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The devil makes work ...

By TanyaH
... for idle hands (for those of you that don't know the end of that particular quote Grin)

Believe it or not, this one hasn't been through snapseed, nor has that light source been added artifically. I'll put up V1 in a minute, which is the original, straight-off-the phone image. The benefits of pointing a rubbish camera on a phone into a small IKEA bendy light source, eh?! ... You get all kinds of wonderful goings on with the light spillage!!

It has been through photoshop and Nik's tools, but I don't suppose it would be 'mine' if it hadn't been.

Tags: Light Leaves Hand Pink Leaf Rust Concrete Digital art Idle

Voters: PhilT2, civitas, g0hop and 41 more

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17 Jan 2017 5:14PM
Great shot *****
banehawi Plus
17 2.7k 4282 Canada
17 Jan 2017 5:18PM
First one works better I think
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.1k 2476 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2017 5:42PM
The first one. More tactile, scarier. Those nails are fabulous.
I'm thinking Miss Havisham...
17 Jan 2017 5:55PM
Super work Tanya and the perfect title.

ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
17 Jan 2017 6:14PM
However you did it, it's very effective.
Possibly consider some hand cream though.
17 Jan 2017 7:01PM
Love it!
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 170 16 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2017 8:35PM
Great work TanyaGrinGrinGrin

bluesandtwos 12 532 1 England
18 Jan 2017 7:30AM
Well, my exceedingly clever and rather artistic virtual friend, what can I say! Other than, once again, this is excellent. Smile

I wanted to give you my 'silk purse from a sows ear' award, but I keep doing that and I don't want you to think I'm after some 'mates rates' welding done. Wink

This would be a great book cover for a novel about the abandoned garden of the Squire who suffered from unrequited lust, as the love of his life, the gardeners young, nubile and slightly rampant daughter had such rough hands he daren't let her near him....or his.Grin

Pants, have an award,Smile it's so cleverly seen and transformed it's well worth it!!!

TanyaH Plus
18 1.3k 411 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2017 8:40AM
Well, thank you kindly all Grin Wasn't sure about how this one would go down, but putting up the Version 1 (which is the original) is interesting as flicking between the two I know there's parts I've eradicated in working on it, but the final main image is more in-keeping with the creepy feeling I wanted to convey ...

And Dave, for your (very!) kind user award, I'll weld you a new veg rack Wink

TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
18 Jan 2017 11:24AM
Excellent bit of work, Tanya! Like it a lot. Good to see the before version too Smile
Trev Smile
dark_lord Plus
17 2.9k 794 England
18 Jan 2017 3:17PM
The original doesn't look much at all, but I guess the important thing creatively as photographers we see an end result in our mind and work on it to get there, be it something like this or a mono conversion.
Good one.
DaveU 15 1.4k 127 England
18 Jan 2017 4:16PM
You've certainly got a creepy feel to this. In my mind it's a mummies hand, bandage wrapping removed, all dry and dusty yet still clinging onto life through the leaves. I bet you didn't know that Brummies have such vivid imaginations? Have you tried a conversion to black and white?
TanyaH Plus
18 1.3k 411 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2017 5:01PM
Black and white make it look soulless for whatever reason ... probably the way I tried to do it and quality wasn't the best to start with anyway! It's a welder's hand by the way ... before the hand cream ... Wink
DaveU 15 1.4k 127 England
18 Jan 2017 5:07PM
Lol .... I bet you got a lot of E45 for Xmas
TanyaH Plus
18 1.3k 411 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2017 5:29PM
Who, me? Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Wink (Those leaves are plastic, by the way ... I found a rather interesting plastic rose for 1 the the other day, so am utilising it to the full!)
Savvas511 5 158 Cyprus
14 Feb 2017 4:15PM
WoW !!!

Savvas Stavrinos

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