A strange doorway

© Tiia Vissak

A strange doorway

Uploaded: March 15, 2008 05:55:30

Description

I made the initial photo in Dubrovnik, Croatia. I used the whirl and pinch and retinex effects in Gimp, turned the image into b&w and then made some changes in the overall image balance and softened the image a bit.

Comments

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe March 15, 2008

Very cool!! #877945

Tiia Vissak March 15, 2008

Thanks!

I'll also upload the initial image.

Tiia #5645097

Michael Umbreit March 15, 2008

Tiia - I had to look at this one a few times as I think my mind was confused. Well done! - Mike #5645217

Jim Huffield March 15, 2008

Wonderful work, Tia. Jim #5645273

Carol Sawyer March 15, 2008

Outstanding work and image, Tiia! #5645313

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 15, 2008

Great original photo, the final result takes you to a new dimension (4th or 5th I guess). Good one, Tiia. #5645424

Martie Last March 15, 2008

Oh MY! This would make a great writing prompt for an author. My mind goes spinning with the potential stories behind the photo. #5645487

Bill Knaps March 15, 2008

Very nice work Tiia. Bill #5645509

Tiia Vissak March 15, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5645516

Melinda A.R. White March 15, 2008

Very cool picture Tiia! #5645662

Girish Vaghela level-classic March 15, 2008

Wonderful work, Tiia!! #5645739

Joseph N. DiGilio March 15, 2008

Very cool indeed Tiia, especially converted to B&W. Nice tones and treatment. Where is Count Dracula? #5645787

Tiia Vissak March 15, 2008

Thanks!

Dracula lived in Romania.

Tiia #5645810

Heather March 15, 2008

WOW,AWESOME CAPTURE!! GREAT JOB! #5645872

Kathleen Rinker March 15, 2008

Fantastic Tiaa, great effects and presentation, I love this one!!! #5645990

Janet McNeil level-classic March 15, 2008

Nice work, Tiia! Very creative~~ #5646024

Tiia Vissak March 15, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5646030

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 15, 2008

Very creative, Tiia! Love the b&w!! #5646108

Jessica Jenney March 15, 2008

Beautiful b&w tones, and terrific effects, Tiia! Wonderful framing! #5646200

John Connolly March 15, 2008

Fabulous darkroom work here Tiia, your effects are stunning! #5646327

Tiia Vissak March 15, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5646344

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 15, 2008

Awesome darkroom work and extremely artistic image, Tiia!!!!! ♫ k #5646472

Nadya Johnson March 15, 2008

Cool image, Tiia! I imagine this is how some people see the world after leaving the pub! LOL. Nice work! #5646532

Stephen Zacker March 15, 2008

Fantastic work. This is very cool #5646584

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 15, 2008

Very cool effects, Tiia...great use of framing! #5646628

Tiia Vissak March 15, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5646629

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 15, 2008

Great composition and effects Tiia!,
Amalia #5646848

Judy A. Lawhon March 15, 2008

I think I saw this in a dream I had...love the effects, Tila. The B&W works very well and the composition is terrific!! #5646941

Karen Engelbreth March 15, 2008

Cool picture Tiia - you are so creative!
#5646999

Anita Hogue March 15, 2008

I think you are having lots of fun in the digital darkroom! Great image, Tiia! #5647008

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 15, 2008

Great image, Tiia. Wonderful tones and effects. I like the original too! #5647034

Darson Sumarno March 15, 2008

Very Creative and inspiring #5647057

Ronald F. Fischer March 15, 2008

WOW, spectacular find, capture and PS work! #5647124

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 15, 2008

Wonderful image and terrific effects work, Tiia!! #5647150

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 15, 2008

Awesome image and effects Tiia!! #5647184

Manuel Barrera March 15, 2008

Wonderful colors and great effects, Tiia #5647370

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 15, 2008

Interesting #5647478

Evy Johansen level-classic March 15, 2008

Very interesting doorway! Well done, Tiia! #5647500

Paul E. Earl March 15, 2008

Very cool shot!! #5647515

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 15, 2008

The effects make it more mysterious, Tiia! #5647835

Dr. Harmeet Singh March 15, 2008

Beautiful image and work. #5647920

Tiia Vissak March 16, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5648413

Lorraine A. Cook March 16, 2008

What a 'cool' doorway you've created, Tiia!<:)) #5649095

Tiia Vissak March 16, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5649113

Hendrik Storme March 16, 2008

Cool work and image, love the original too!!! #5649159

Tiia Vissak March 16, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5649185

March 16, 2008

Very nice effect.

Great Job!!! #5649361

Susie Peek-Swint March 16, 2008

Cool abstract effect Tiia ~ love the original too! #5649686

Tiia Vissak March 16, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5649711

Joan Powell March 16, 2008

Nice work , very scary , what's lurking down the hallway :O #5649886

Amber J. Skene March 16, 2008

Very cool!! Wonderful tones and love the effects you used. #5649931

Tiia Vissak March 16, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5650026

Kathleen R. Struckle March 16, 2008

Awesome image. Looks great in B&W!! #5650102

Tiia Vissak March 16, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5650140

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 16, 2008

I had to hold on to my mouse so I wouldn't fall out of my chair - nice effects, Tiia!! #5650500

Dan E. March 16, 2008

Awesome image and effect #5650511

Anne D. Eigen March 16, 2008

Awesome use of effects, Tiia!!! #5650657

Dianna Murphy March 16, 2008

Great image, kinda makes me dizzy! #5650812

Heather L. Haderly March 16, 2008

Freakin' Awesome Tiia, LOVE IT!!!!!! #5650920

Kathy Reeves March 16, 2008

Love this effect!! Hope we see it agasin! #5651095

March 16, 2008

Very artistic, Tiia! Amazing creativity! =) #5651136

April Riggs March 16, 2008

WOW! #5651208

March 16, 2008

Tia once again your creativity is amazing. I just love it #5651465

Tiia Vissak March 17, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5651812

Colette M. Metcalf March 17, 2008

Very cool image and effects, Tiia!!! #5652334

Tiia Vissak March 17, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5652400

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 17, 2008

Now that's cool Tiia! Great effects and efforts!

jo ann c. #5652463

Tiia Vissak March 17, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5652479

Judi Morrissey March 17, 2008

Very creative! #5652767

Tiia Vissak March 17, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5652782

Luigi Di Serio level-classic March 17, 2008

Nice framing, great effect, eerie feeling makes it surreal #5653610

Tiia Vissak March 17, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5653626

Debra K. Thomas March 17, 2008

outstanding image! #5653854

Tiia Vissak March 17, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5653869

Ermanno Radice March 18, 2008

Wonderful capture and beautiful effects, Tiia! #5655969

Tiia Vissak March 18, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5655994

Sharon King March 18, 2008

What a Fantastic image Tiia!!! #5657207

Tiia Vissak March 18, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5657224

Jennifer L. Alder March 18, 2008

Very unique! Great mood and effect, Tila! :) #5658255

Tiia Vissak March 18, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5658446

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe March 18, 2008

Aloha dear Tila,
I was going to comment on a photo from the last page, but had to read to comments and say, no one added the comment -- phallic! I don't know if I'm spelling that right, but I know what I like.

Love and Peace,
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Tiia Vissak March 18, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5659533

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic March 18, 2008

THis is such a cool effect. Thanks for sharing it with us! #5659652

Tiia Vissak March 18, 2008

Thanks!

Gimp is free (from www.gimp.org). Tomorrow I'll upload another image where I used this effect.

Tiia #5659683

Mike F. Anderson level-classic March 18, 2008

Very innovative and creative Tiia. This image was perfect for these effects! #5660615

Robert Baer March 18, 2008

tiia
really creative image! #5661212

Tiia Vissak March 18, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5661215

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 19, 2008

Fabulous work Tiia! I find this image very 'Daliesque' -- cool!!! #5661242

Tiia Vissak March 19, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5661286

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 19, 2008

Outstanding, Tiia..I love the B&W and the lines. It draws you in and keeps you there. Nice textures. Great effects. #5661348

Tiia Vissak March 19, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5661429

John Dawkins March 19, 2008

Very neat postprocessing, awesome result #5666186

Tiia Vissak March 19, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5666268

Gary Lange March 20, 2008

you have one awesome creative mind, Tiia!! Outstanding image!! #5667928

Tiia Vissak March 20, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5667963

April 04, 2008

Wow, absolutely amazing! Please, keep sharing your wonderful photos! #5746005

Tiia Vissak April 05, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5746616

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe April 10, 2008

This looks like something out of the Wizard of Oz. It is amazing and full of intrigue. #5772509

Tiia Vissak April 10, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
#5773193

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 21, 2008

HUGE CONGRATS ON YOUR FINALIST! #5817682

Mike Clime April 21, 2008

Congrats, Tiia on this really cool finalist! #5818186

Jennifer L. Alder April 21, 2008

Congrats, Tila! #5818402

Elida Gutierrez April 21, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist!!! #5818450

Alex T. Mizuno April 21, 2008

Expressionist masterpiece!! Congratulations on the Finalist Tiia!! #5818508

Paul E. Earl April 21, 2008

A Big CONGRATULATIONS for your well deserved finalist! #5819155

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 21, 2008

Fantastic design and execution, Tiia!

Hearty congrats on your finalist!
Debby #5819269

Margaret R. Barry level-classic April 21, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Tiia! #5819278

Barbara Waldoch level-classic April 21, 2008

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Tiia! #5819350

Teresa Norris April 21, 2008

SO awesome...congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Tiia!! #5819673

Debra R. Harder April 21, 2008

Congratulations, Tiia, on this fantastic finalist! Deb #5820061

Colleen Farrell April 21, 2008

How cool! Congratulations, Tiia! #5820162

Christian Rosito April 21, 2008

Haven't I said your work keeps on getting better and better. Congratulations Tiia, well deserved! #5820173

Renee Doyle level-classic April 21, 2008

WTG TIla!! Congratulations!! #5820255

Nancy (Peaches) Harker April 21, 2008

Big Congrats on your finalist, best of luck in the next round! #5820275

Jessica Jenney April 21, 2008

Congrats, Tiia on your terrific finalist! #5820669

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 21, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Tiia! #5821111

Evy Johansen level-classic April 21, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, Tiia!! #5821487

Eivor Kuchta April 21, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, Tiia! #5821765

Mike F. Anderson level-classic April 21, 2008

Congratulations Tiia! #5821846

Tiia Vissak April 21, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5822060

Nadya Johnson April 21, 2008

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Tiia! #5822246

Stan J. Bendkowski April 22, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Tiia! #5822545

Carol Sawyer April 22, 2008

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Tiia!! #5822669

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5822819

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe April 22, 2008

Congratulations on your awesome finalist Tiia! #5822977

Anita Hogue April 22, 2008

Congratulations, Tiia! #5823553

Sam Britt April 22, 2008

Congratulations! #5824247

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
#5824753

Sylvia Rossler April 22, 2008

Big congrats on this awesome finalist Tiia :O) #5824891

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 22, 2008

A trippy, cool finalist, Tiia! Congratulations! #5825131

Hendrik Storme April 22, 2008

Congratulations Tiia!!! #5825230

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5825261

Dr Silly level-classic April 22, 2008

WOW, fun looking image. Congratulations Tiia on your finalist. :O)
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ALLEN O. HOWARD April 22, 2008

Congratulations Tiia! #5825396

Susan Fox April 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Tiia :-) #5825405

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5825451

Susan M. Smith level-classic April 22, 2008

Nice work Tiia! Congratulations on your Finalist :) #5825683

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 22, 2008

Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist Tiia!! I thought we might see this one again!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5825690

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 22, 2008

Congratulations on your great finalist, Tiia! #5826055

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 22, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful finalistn Tiia!

jo ann c. #5826393

Sherran Andersen level-classic April 22, 2008

Congratulations, Tiia. Sherran #5826591

Eugenio Diaz April 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist...Well done!!! #5826936

Jim Baines April 22, 2008

A hardy congratulations on this superb FINALIST, Tiia! A well deserved tribute to your awesome talents! #5827697

Laura L. Gonzales April 22, 2008

Way to go Tiia!!! Congrats on your outstanding finalist!!!! Good luck!!! Laura #5827700

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5827907

Lynn M. Whitt April 23, 2008

congats on your finalist.... #5829310

Tiia Vissak April 23, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5829399

Holly Shao April 23, 2008

Congratulations on this terrific Finalist, Tiia!!

Holly #5829625

Angie Sidles level-classic April 23, 2008

Big congrats on this beautiful Finalist Tiia! #5829680

Datha Y. Thompson April 23, 2008

Congratulations Tiia!!! #5829877

Tiia Vissak April 23, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
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Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 23, 2008

Nice work, Tiia!
Congratulations!
~Lisa #5830741

Tiia Vissak April 23, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5830761

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 23, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Tiia!!! Good luck,my friend!!! #5832147

Tiia Vissak April 23, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
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Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 24, 2008

I love this..CONGRATULATIONS on a well deserved finalist !! #5838005

Tiia Vissak April 24, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5838658

Steve J. Schoolcraft April 25, 2008

Congratulations Tiia on the Finalist. This is a really cool image. #5840224

Tiia Vissak April 25, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
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Michael G. Marshall April 25, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Tiia! Michael #5840461

Tiia Vissak April 25, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia
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Jean E. Hildebrant April 25, 2008

Very creative, Tia! Congratulations on finalist!!! #5840506

Tiia Vissak April 25, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #5840513

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 25, 2008

Congratulation on your awesome finalist, Tiia. #5841906

Tiia Vissak April 26, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5843187

Linda Blair April 27, 2008

Congratulations!!!! ☺ #5849190

Tiia Vissak April 27, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
#5850739

David Van Camp May 02, 2008

What a cool Escher-esq quality this has... a well deserved finalist, Tiia! #5874787

Tiia Vissak May 03, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #5877936

Cheryl E. Molennor May 04, 2008

Please accept my late congratulations. Mycomputer has been down. #5881921

Tiia Vissak May 04, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
#5881932

Holly Shao May 20, 2008

Congratulations again, Tiia! Really wonderful work!

Holly #5950861

Tiia Vissak May 20, 2008

Thanks!

Actually I got this for March.

Tiia
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Robert Baer May 27, 2008

tiia
i love it!! #5983103

Tiia Vissak May 27, 2008

Thanks a lot!

Tiia
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Mark S. Cox December 14, 2008

Tiia, somehow I missed this one. Great capture and photo manipulation! #6890378

Tiia Vissak December 14, 2008

Thanks!

Tiia #6891127

Z. Banu February 05, 2009

Congratulation Tiia!Very nice capture!Good work! #7129316

Tiia Vissak February 05, 2009

Thanks a lot!

Tiia #7129320

Lori Carlson January 02, 2010

Love your artistic mind on this Tiia!! Very very cool!! =) #8263918

Tiia Vissak January 02, 2010

Thanks!

Tiia #8264045


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