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Church Abstract

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 31 August 2011 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

For me, the right side makes the photograph. I need Tony's input as to what caused that to happen. There is a great deal to learn about in-camera multiple exposure technique if you want to have a modicum of control of the outcome. My results are to a large degree a surprise (which I actually like).

NIKON D300 1/160 second F/7.1 ISO 200 129 mm (35mm equiv.)

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

The possibilities od the digital images never end! Beautiful blues compo.

31 Aug 2011 6:16am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Is this technique written up anywhere?

31 Aug 2011 6:53am

@CElliottUK: Everything that I have used can be found in Tony Sweet's book on flower photography. http://www.amazon.com/Fine-Art-Flower-Photography-Observation/dp/0811731812/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1314822231&sr=1-5 I am certain that you can find this on the UK Amazon site. He also has an excellent video on flower photography.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

I'm with Chris, I'd love to see a written (or video) tutorial.

31 Aug 2011 10:01am

@Curly: See my response to Chris.

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Attractive spirale

31 Aug 2011 10:25am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

I love a wonderful surprise. Back in the film days, I would get a pleasant surprise once in a while after receiving slides back from the lab.

31 Aug 2011 10:31am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

This vortex is cool! Off-centre framing is a great touch as well.

31 Aug 2011 11:14am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

There is definitely something to be said for beginner's luck Jack! I would love to read up more on this technique! ;-)

31 Aug 2011 12:09pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great effect !

31 Aug 2011 12:38pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

As I am totally uneducated in this field, I'll just take an emotional stab and say that it may have something to do with the color and/or the shape (I am talking about your liking of the right side)...For me, I like the color purple over there on the left...and the shapes in that region...(I also like the movie by the same name). This is a beautiful piece, Jack...

31 Aug 2011 1:19pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

PS - Jack, thank you so much for your very kind comment on my blog today...I appreciate it.

31 Aug 2011 1:22pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Beautifully done, great composition. Good day.

31 Aug 2011 1:25pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What fantastic experiment and wonderful effect! Such a stunning and captivating abstract!!!:-)

31 Aug 2011 2:45pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

One good reason to have either a Nikon, Sony, or Pentax cam! These are fun and love these blues.

31 Aug 2011 3:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I think this one is a fine surprise! I like the spiral nature of this one with the vivid colors that look so good.
Fine outcome!

31 Aug 2011 4:47pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandisoe image, sueprbe travail ce bleu ce mouvement cette couleur, fantastique

31 Aug 2011 4:48pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Oh, maybe my favorite of these shots....the shapes and lines dance and twirl together in vivid blue colors that are just jewel-like.

31 Aug 2011 5:28pm

@DULCIE: mine, too

Gary from Cochise County, United States

This is a real eye catcher. Fantastic!!

31 Aug 2011 7:12pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

interesante tecnica, buenos resultados!

31 Aug 2011 9:18pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Thanks for the link Jack.

31 Aug 2011 10:54pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, that makes for an awesome, awesome effect!

1 Sep 2011 3:02am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

I like the combination of swirls and lines in this one - oddly enough, it somehow reminds me of the pillows on my grandmother's sofa, many years ago!

1 Sep 2011 4:56am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Wonderful blue image ... a large abstract and a great job friend! A work of art!

1 Sep 2011 9:11pm

martim from Galesburg,Illinois, United States

Beautiful....Now i know i want to paint a class window in my house again....

2 Sep 2011 8:48pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It is beautiful!

3 Sep 2011 10:43pm