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Bursting into Bloom

By TrevBatWCC    
And now for something completely different! Back to some digital faffing about. I remembered about this effect that one of our Camera Club members showed us a while back and gave basic instructions, so not having actually tried it myself before, thought I'd give it go.
It's created starting with a square montage, and then in PS going to File>Distort>Polar Coordinates and selecting Polar to Rectangular and clicking OK. You then rotate the image 180 degrees and repeat, but this time select Rectangular to Polar. A bit of tweaking on the background, but that’s it, simples! 👍
A bit brain-dead on titles today… 😳
A Happy Valentine’s Day for all those with loved ones 💘😃
(images taken 24/08/2019)

Many thanks to Ray (The Pixelator), Lillian and Dave (HobbitDave) for their User Awards on my previous upload, Oh deer… , most appreciated 🏆👍

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's plugins and Photoshop Elements 2020.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😃👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Flowers Digital manipulation Specialist and abstract Polar Coordinates

Voters: glyndwr, HobbitDave, mike9005 and 47 more

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glyndwr 14 97 10 Wales
14 Feb 2021 11:03AM
Clever work Trev.

14 Feb 2021 11:04AM
What a wonderful effect, Trev! This looks so attractive. Super processing here 👍

Dave 🙂
Minty805 Plus
4 42 9 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 11:07AM
That's very effective and clever stuff, Trev. I remember, years ago, a graphic artist who taught me basic Photoshop, saying there is nothing you can't do with it - the only limit is your imagination. You're proving the point here.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 11:25AM
A very creative image !! Excellent work Trev...
Quite perfect for Valentine's day... Isabel GrinGrinGrin
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
14 Feb 2021 11:33AM
Excellent creative with this beautiful image Trev SmileSmile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2423 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 11:41AM
Has the look of a paper-weight...
14 Feb 2021 12:01PM
Good creative work & super image, Trev
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
14 Feb 2021 12:11PM
Now that's different Trev, and a lovely bit of faffing.......very creative and really stands out from the crowd!! Great presentation too.

boov Plus
8 2 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 12:27PM
Great effect, expertly done
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
14 Feb 2021 12:39PM
Indeed that is so clever: and what an eye catching image, Trev.
Way beyond my capabilities but I can appreciate your's.
JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 12:49PM
Such a beautiful creation
14 Feb 2021 12:53PM
Nice effect Trev, very creative. Smile
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 1:05PM
Very interesting and very engaging image. Thanks for providing the techniques. That is so helpful. David
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
14 Feb 2021 2:22PM
very original
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
14 Feb 2021 2:30PM
How very lovely.
14 Feb 2021 2:35PM
How lovely Trev really creative.

My award

Patty SmileSmile
gpimages Plus
10 66 2 England
14 Feb 2021 3:10PM
Fascinating image Trev - thanks for sharing the process.
gp Wink
14 Feb 2021 3:18PM
a fine piece of decorative photo art, Trev
a beautiful job for this
jacomes Plus
6 28 38 Portugal
14 Feb 2021 4:29PM
Fascinating image, Trev Four good photos to start with and well arranged and faffed, as Leo says a fine piece of dcorative photo art.
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 4:54PM
well clever you Trev,
well done on this experiment
(can you email me how.. maybe work with animals?)
14 Feb 2021 5:06PM
This is beautiful Trev, such lovely colours, and thanks for sharing the technique. Maybe I will have a go one day!

cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
14 Feb 2021 6:05PM
2021 will be a beautiful summer...😁😁😁
14 Feb 2021 8:20PM
Beautiful work Trev, well done..Lin
ColleenA Plus
8 483 7 Australia
14 Feb 2021 10:16PM
Magnificent work
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 10:23PM
Brilliant jiggery pokery.
15 Feb 2021 9:53AM
It might be simples for you Trev, cracking piece of work.
CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2021 12:10PM
That's different! I like that I can still identify the flowers too.
rhfoto 5 2
16 Feb 2021 1:53PM
A very pleasing creation, Trev. Great faff. Smile

27 Feb 2021 2:37PM
Excellent work, Trev - I might give this technique a try!Smile


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