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Escape from Reality

By silverbells
This retro roundabout was at La Defense in amongst the high rise modern offices looking very out of place

Tags: General Paris Architecture Digitally manipulated Roundabout Fairground Landscape and travel

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ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
26 Jun 2013 8:57PM
Your title sums it up...what a strange place to find it...great capture

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26 Jun 2013 9:24PM
Maybe it's just me, but I often find fairgrounds slightly disquieting, in a way I can't really define.... Ray Bradbury's novel "Something Wicked This Way Comes".......
Like I said, maybe just me, but this image has that feel. It's to do with the processing. Orton filter, by any chance?
27 Jun 2013 12:13AM

Quote:this image has that feel. It's to do with the processing. Orton filter, by any chance?

That is exactly the feel that I had and wanted to bring across - it was an unsettling roundabout - just too over-the-top or something. I've given it an Orton-esque bit of blur and a few other tweeks...
27 Jun 2013 6:56AM
Erica, you succeeded 100% ...hence UA.Smile

27 Jun 2013 7:48AM
Thanks very much Alan. GrinGrinGrinBlush

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