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Dandelion by luana Dandelion by luana
Well, I put in digital darkroom cause on my opinion photomanipulation must be something more photomanipulated. As those I usually do.

Here just two of my photos merged. One of the early spring sky series. The other is dandelion of long forgotten grasslands.

The idea was not actually mine. My friend ~rozik looked at the photo and sais she could see there clearly dandelion raising to the sky. I said to put there dandelion I had to shot it first (well, maybe I'm too lazy). But finally I found one old photo, quite off by lighting btw. Maybe that's why I don't like it that much.

And finally I made it BW. Don't know why. MAybe I'm just sick of those blue skies I was working on these last days.

Anyway I'd be happy if I knew you liked it, cause I can't look at it long. Maybe the time will come and some voice in my had will tell me "Girl, look at it, it's great, how could you not like it?" But now this voice is silent.
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piervitbari Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
feelings.
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DenisOlivier Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2005
wonderful, very peacefull in the the fronstage, then...
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Izabela-Anna Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2004
Wow! Absolutely great! I like your style :)
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purevil Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2004
magnificent
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Amotion Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2004
i love it- the composition the light the colour (or lack of) the atmosphere- it's all sooo good!
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Adoomedlover Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2004
What a wonderful piece of art! It has a dark mood to it and I love it!
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auralis Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2004
Amazing! I love dandelions. :)
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hitzigmesh Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2004   Writer
Beautifull! Thanks for the Art!
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tigaer Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
nice idea well executed :)
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inshadowz Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2004
Let me put it like this: Girl, look at it, it's great, how could you not like it? :)

It's a lovely composition, a terribly wonderful new way to look at something as innocent and ordinary as a dandelion. Black and white works great, gives it a sort of dreamy appearance. Did you know that scientists that claim to know anything about it, say that we always dream in black and white, and that it is only our imagination that makes us remember our dreams more or less in colour?

It is small, and ordinary, yet it reaches for the sky, despite the sky being cloudy, and the trees around it being much, much taller. The Sun is up there, somewhere. At some point the clouds will pass, and even the tallest of the trees cannot completely obscure the light and warmth. So it reaches as far as it can, and waits.

Way I see it, the only way you could have made this picture better, would be if the dandelion had really been in it from the start, photographed against that sky and forest. Failing that, you have done what a painter would have, taken two good pictures and made them better together. Without the dandelion, it would have been just another picture of the sky. It's the loneliness of the dandelion that gives it feeling and completes the atmosphere.
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sumerki Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
классная работа Луана )))))
атмосферно получилось...
неного печальное и в то же хрупконежное настроение.....
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tomtom2099 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004
Great Work.... Looks Original!! interesting Atmosphere...
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jbrosque Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful photo and composition :)
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luana Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004
:heart:
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atila Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004
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Girl, look at it, it's great, how could you not like it?

;-)


Really, I love it, it looks like a futuristic design, so pure and perfect, and so small... unprotected, maybe lonely surrouded by all the bif trees... It's a great image.

:love:

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Xeno-phobia-n Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004
i think itґs awesome....the B/W makes it this great i think...
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leela9 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004
really cool! i love this
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