Lingering Look at Windows : reflections

Well, I nearly ducked out of the challenge (over at Dawn’s blog, take a look at other entries here)  again this week (didn’t post last week), but despite everything going on on the home front, decided this wasn’t good enough….in cliché terms, get a grip!

So, I had ANOTHER trawl through my archives, and came up with this one. Shot on Ilford film in, well, a long time ago, when the moon was green and the earth young….and me, a student. Developed by moi, using ID11 (anyone remember?) Digitally captured with a Nikon Coolscan, monkeyed around a bit in Aperture, and here it is. In the 21st Century. And then for version 2, monkeyed around with using Snapseed…And, there’s a tentative link, Dawn has Outside the National Cathedral, I’m kind of outside a church…..

Well, after all that, was it worth it? PLEASE, can I have a comment? Likes are all well and good, and much appreciated, but hey, don’t be shy! I love feedback, and I don’t bite, only comment (kindly) back!

SJudd_UK_Wearside_001---Version-2-(1)

Nightmare Reflections

Nightmare Reflections

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4 comments

  1. The first one looks more natural and the second one obviously digitally edited. And yet the second is my favorite. Hmmm..do you suppose that is a sign that we are becoming more drawn to the edited “look” just as we see women with their make up on as more beautiful than without?

    • Hoho…I could definitely look more beautiful with make up, but have always been a ‘soap & water’ girl!! I guess with photos it depends on the effect you are looking for. I generally steer away from too much manipulation, but now an again think ‘what the heck’ and play around with different apps.

  2. It’s really interesting – I usually ‘hate’ the look of digital manipulation, but the second, manipulated image is quite arresting – it’s really a different picture – not of the Civic Centre, but of the church spire. I like that.

    • Thanks for your comment, much appreciated! I usually steer away from this kind of ‘over manipulation’ but occasionally I use it to convey a particular mood, or create a different perspective on something.

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