Lost in a world of confusion

© Dale Hardin

Lost in a world of confusion

Colette M. Metcalf 1/5/2013 12:02:43 PM

Great work! Love the title:0) #1507255

Dale Hardin 1/5/2013 12:26:46 PM

Thank you Colette. It's way out the box for me, but just wanted to try something different to get out of my rut. #10500931

Michelle Alton 1/6/2013 6:49:08 AM

You do GREAT out of the box. A most unique and appealing SP. A favorite for me. #10501730

Dale Hardin 1/6/2013 8:40:47 AM

Thank you Michelle. I'd really like to do some sports action such as your "Looking Down" and "flying" shots. Getting close enough and with enough light has kept me away. #10501904

Laura E. Swan 1/16/2013 9:29:39 PM

Hmmmmmmmm....I have mellowed and you have gone wild! Ahahahahaha! Okay. I am here in your gallery and looking. :D

Very out there Dale. I'm proud of you for taking a walk on the wild side.

-Laura :D #10519116

Dale Hardin 1/16/2013 10:45:00 PM

Believe it or not, I was thinking of you when I did this. Had no idea what I was doing. I could see things in my head, but couldn't figure out how to accomplish it. So, I just dove in and gave it a go. #10519168

Laura E. Swan 1/17/2013 1:40:06 AM

What I like about it is that you have paint both behind and in front of you! That was clever. And your expression is perfect! As if you are looking at the red paint and covered by it at the same time.

It's expressive and so is the title. They both evoke thought from the viewer.

I'd say there were no wrong turns there and it was a mission more accomplished than you give your self credit for. :) #10519271

Dale Hardin 1/17/2013 8:57:07 AM

Thanks Laura. After I get through with all the editing on my NZ pix, maybe I'll have another stab at it. Would you be willing to help me tweak the effort along the way? #10519938

Lindley Johnson 1/26/2013 5:21:12 PM

I was taking a walk through your gallery, and found so many great images, but this is the one I'm commenting on (for now). I love this! What a cool and creative self portrait - very well done, Dale! #10538994

Dale Hardin 1/26/2013 8:40:03 PM

LOL! Lindley, of all the self portraits I've posted (ego maniac)you picked this one to comment on. Thank you very much indeed. :o)

I was just having a bit of fun and experimenting. Looking forward to gathering some tips to try something like this again. #10539206

Laura E. Swan 1/27/2013 9:38:52 PM

Sure I would. :) Just let me know. #10541076

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Self portrait, cropped, gradient map,low opacity threshold, levels adjustment, blended colors, grain, drybrush filter, and other tweaks. PSE11.

Shutter Speed: 1/3.00 F-stop: f/6.3
Focal Length: 50.00

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/3 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: SLT-A77V

Uploaded on 1/5/2013 9:34:47 AM

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Camera: Sony A77 SLT

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