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Purple Twirl w/curve + saturation
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Purple Twirl
Purple Twirl
© Thomas F. Andersen
Canon EOS 20D Digi...
 
 
 
Corinne M. Thompson
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    Unique photo. Very eye attracting.

11/22/2005 8:31:01 PM

 
Thomas F. Andersen
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member since: 2/25/2004
 

Thank you for your comments CT.

11/22/2005 8:52:45 PM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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I'm not sophisticated in PS to know exactly how you did this, but it caught my eye & is very interesting! Congrats on making finalist & good luck!

12/20/2005 4:38:52 PM

 
Thomas F. Andersen
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member since: 2/25/2004
 

Hi Katherine,

Thanks for your comments. This is not done in Photoshop as such, except I have used Photoshop to overlay 8 different exposures where after each exposure I have rotated the camera a notch to create the twirl effect. This could also be done with a normal film camera on set to multiple exposure mode.

Cheers,
Thomas

12/20/2005 5:07:11 PM

 
Michael Garth
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member since: 9/21/2005
 

Hey Thomas.

Fancy meeting you here. Congrats on the finalist award and hope to see you in the winner's circle. Of course, you already know that I think this is one outstanding image.

12/21/2005 11:55:02 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison

member since: 1/10/2004
 

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Thomas!

12/22/2005 1:31:57 PM

 
Thomas F. Andersen
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member since: 2/25/2004
 

Hi Michael,

Thank you, nice to see some of the work from the course being recognized. Hope to see you around in this environment or maybe in another course sometime. Merry Christmas!

Hi Jennifer,

Thank you, and thank you also for your email! Merry Christmas also to you, your man and daughters. Hope you get to enjoy some festive days off!

12/22/2005 2:30:35 PM

 
Gisela Olsson
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member since: 12/8/2003
 

Thomas, Congratulations on your win.
Cool to see two old course mates winning in the same month, you and Dado.
Very creative image, wonderful colors.

Take care and
God Jul!!!!

12/24/2005 4:02:11 AM

 
Peggy L. McNamara
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member since: 12/12/2003
 

Congratulations Thomas! A well deserved award for a very nice image! Sorry for the slow response, somehow I didn't see it until looking through the winners this second time.

12/29/2005 2:32:23 AM

 
Thomas F. Andersen
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member since: 2/25/2004
 

Thanks Gisela, good to 'see' you again! And thanks Peggy for you kind comments.

1/9/2006 4:51:12 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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member since: 9/27/2002
 

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Thomas!

Cathy :)

1/20/2006 8:46:35 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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member since: 2/8/2005
 

incredibly gorgeous winning image!

1/23/2006 2:24:53 PM

 
Neil R. Shapiro
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Great job! I've tried some similar shots based on reading Freeman Patterson's Photo Impressionism, but they didn't come out this great!

1/23/2006 10:55:37 PM

 
Gisela Olsson
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member since: 12/8/2003
 

Congratulations on your Second Place WINNER!!! Keep the momentum up!

1/24/2006 2:38:49 AM

 
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