Uploaded: November 30, 2009 16:23:01 | Entered: July 29, 2014 20:42:37


(MT) July 2014 MT Filters.

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I thought this looked like plugs.
Being Plugged Into What?

I'll show you the originals as
soon as you open the discussion thread.

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TV 1/25, AV 2.8
PSE7 Frac, Smudge
(DDR) 1109

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/25 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 4.60 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SD800 IS


Laura E. Swan level-classic November 30, 2009

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Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 30, 2009

Makes for a very cool abstract Laura! Jeff #8180280

Monnie Ryan November 30, 2009

Whoa! Like psychedelic! Pretty neat! #8180366

Tammy Espino November 30, 2009

Was going to say I have no clue what it is! Still didn't know with the photo's of the macro's..LOL Glad your having so much fun with the plug in! Your doing great work with it!! :) #8180588

Julianne Bradford November 30, 2009

How fun!!! Great work Laura! It's so much fun to try out different filters! #8180758

ROLAN NARMAN November 30, 2009

I can see the traces of the fractalius on this one sister! I'm glad you're having fun! Very cool image! Colors are lovely and great creation! #8180879

Brett Dolsen November 30, 2009

Great DD Work and I would never have guessed Laura!!I guess the winter will allow you plenty of time for DD!!Brett #8180976

Graham Robards December 01, 2009

Holy Toledo, so that is what is is, great work little sister! ~Pat #8181079

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 01, 2009

Good morning folks! Is my DDR getting a little wild for you? HA!

I added the noodle looking things in. That was done with the smudge tool.

Jeff, Monnie, Tammy, Julianne, Brother Rolan, Brett, and Sister Pat.

Thank you for having an open mind about my work while I experiment.

-Laura :D


Nancy L. Green level-classic December 01, 2009

WOW!!! GREAT idea and creativity, WTG!! <>< #8182573

Christine Lobsinger level-classic December 01, 2009

I was looking for Kiki's Mushrooms, Ha!

Very interesting shot Laura!!
I love these COLOURS!
Your DDR work is impressing me greatly... NOW I finally see it.. the wooden ball on your tree.. KEWL!!!

Does Fangy Baby get to play with that ball..ha!


Ray Thoms December 01, 2009

Very creative Laura.... #8182848

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 01, 2009

Interesting...veeeeeeeeerrry interesting!!! :-) hehehe k #8183045

Ann Coates level-classic December 01, 2009

Cool work here Laura. You are having lots of fun and congrats on all your EP's as well. #8183874

Tiia Vissak December 02, 2009

cool tones & effects! #8183919

Jack R. Perry December 02, 2009

Strange, CONGRATS on the EP Laura. #8184967

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 02, 2009

Last to first:

HA! Well...at least you are honest Jack! Gotta give you that! :D Thanks for noticing that it is strange!


Thanks Tiia!


I really am, Ann! Let's hope this isn't a direct reflection of my mind! HAHAHA!


VERY "LAUGH IN", Kitty! HA! (The little Russian Man, right???!!!)


Thanks Ray! :D


Hi Sissy, Chrissy! Actually this is a string of lights I have that go up and around the bay windows in the living room! The lights are in the wodden balls.

For playtime, Fangy for some reason LOVES to stand on paper that might be on the floor and then do his back legs on it like a dog with dirt...THEN he spins around and pounces on it. It's really funny to watch since he is normally so shy! HA! I have a thin, long rope I will drag around the house too, for fun, and the cats go WILD trying to chase it. They also have about 100 toys! :D Thx Sis!


Thank You Nancy J! Hey! I owe you a visit!

I appreciate each of you stopping in to see this wacky one!

-Laura #8185355

Ivan Chacon December 02, 2009

Stunning work! :) #8185900

Joseph N. DiGilio December 02, 2009

I would never have guessed what you were shooting in a million years Laura. Needless to say you improved on the original. I thought it was something on the operating table;) #8186113

Robert K. Bemus level-classic December 02, 2009

Very great abstract and effects, Laura!! #8186836

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic December 04, 2009

Gee, I was only gone for less than a week!!! How many did I miss?
I know what this is, SSSLala! Sprouts!!! And you processed them through all of your new programs and they turned out more tasty then ever!!
Was I close?
P.S. And I didn't even read all the comments. #8190938

Tommy E. Burgess December 05, 2009

Awesome work Laura!! The thing I like about your abstracts is you put forethought into your projects and it shows. Now a Tom abstract on the other hand is whoops, I pushed that slider further then I should have lol. Wonderful work! #8194803

Gina M. Savage June 20, 2010

Laura, I love the new stuff you have recently posted. This looks like it could be hanging in one of the many art galleries here in NM. Stunning!! #8705775

Laura E. Swan level-classic June 20, 2010

I !SO! love your comments! Sorry I am late in answering some of them! :) It was fun to read them all again tonight. You are all very kind and often times VERY VERY FUNNY!

Thank you all so much! Gina, the old becomes NEW! (Re-submit!) I am so honored by what you have said! All of you!

-Laura #8705812

Mary K. Robison June 20, 2010

Pom, this has now replaced any previous abstract of yours as my favorite! I believe the judges will feel the same way!
I LOVE the black-white-color combinations, and your use of macro along with Frac to reach such an eye-pleasing result. You are one of those people whose mind - and heart - are ready for anything. The rest of us get to sit back and shake our heads (in a GOOD way!)over your creativity.
Wish I could continue, but DAVE's... #8705814

Wm Nosal June 20, 2010

Very Cool Image, Laura! #8706448

Laura E. Swan level-classic June 20, 2010

Mare...let me finish for you..."Dave's not HOME!", HA!

You are such kick! Thanks so very much for your assessment of my abstracts. I wish you were a BP judge! :) Maybe you hav sent them good vibes for this one! Thank you so much!


Hi Wm! Thank you so much too!!! This was really fun to create! Did you see the BEFORE photos I attached?

If you are a Dad, HAPPY FATHERS DAY, today!

-Laura #8706487

Stephen Zacker June 21, 2010

Cool and Creative #8707796

Patrick Rouzes June 21, 2010

I thought it might be mushrooms at first! Spectacular colors , detail, clarity, & superb effects here, Laura! Another lovely & creative image indeed! WTG, my friend! #8709186

Laura E. Swan level-classic June 21, 2010

Hi Steve! Thank you much! :)


Paddy, Canadians ALWAYS see mushrooms first. Don't you know that? Thank for being one of my biggest fans! Big compliment coming from the Creative Macro King!


Debbie Bray August 28, 2014

Hiya Lauralulu!! Big congratulations on this very interesting finalist!! Do hope we see it again!! #11118274

Mary K. Robison August 28, 2014

How cool is this, Pom? CONGRATULATIONS on your creative Finalist! Hope it goes higher! #11118304

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 28, 2014

A very cool and creative image, Laura! Congrats and good luck in the next round! #11118366

Julianne Bradford August 28, 2014

Congrats Laura! #11118462

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 28, 2014

Congrats on your great finalist Laura!

jo ann c. #11118508

Wm Nosal August 28, 2014

Congratulations, Laura! #11118786

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 28, 2014

Woohoo! Congrats on your finalist Laura…Rey Reyes #11118835

Robert R. Goodman August 28, 2014

Congratulations my friend!!! #11119453

Nadia Paul August 28, 2014

Intriguing abstract Laura - congrats on your finalist! #11119722

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 29, 2014

Awesome DD work Laura and congrats on excellent finalist. #11120063

Ellen Hodges August 30, 2014 1

Huge congrats on this awesome finalist, Laura! #11121387

John Connolly September 20, 2014

A remarkable image Sister Swanee! A very worthy finalist award! #11138631

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic September 21, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS Sister!!!!! Nice work!! :) #11139207

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