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Challenge: Conundrum (Extended Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Date: Dec 25, 2018
Date Uploaded: Dec 25, 2018

[Jan. 1st, 2019 11:18:06 AM]

Writing is probably one of the most incredible tool human beings ever came up with. While many of them are definitely handy, not all are complete game changers. After all, asynchronous communication allows sharing knowledge through time and space: nothing a Swiss army knife can compete with. Writings don't care about delay, borders, nor even death. How cool.

Have you ever tried communicating with an older version of yourself? Just to see if anything interesting could arise? Well, just get your hands on some text you once wrote. It can be old school work, ten years ago e-mails, old fashioned post card, anything. With luck, you could learn something in the process, and write about it... at least, you'd be probably in for smiles and fun. Worth the risk!

For those wondering, the face effect has been achieved using a photo of an opening book, taken from the side. The torso hole has been made with several torn paper sheets, and finally the wooden letters have been taking a bath in a plate filled with milk. Compositing is so fun :)

Thanks for watching my stuff. I wish you all a great and happy new year!

Place: 1 out of 26
Avg (all users): 7.6809
Avg (participants): 7.0667
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Views since voting: 1048
Views during voting: 114
Votes: 47
Comments: 14
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01/04/2019 11:57:28 AM
I enjoy your comments here as much as the image.
Thank You.
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01/03/2019 06:26:48 AM
Wellcome back Gyaban and congratulations for the blue ribbon... I hope to see you more in 2019, your works are always masterpieces
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01/02/2019 10:56:48 PM
Brilliant! Christophe, you are absolutely amazing! I just don't know what else to say except...never stop creating.
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01/02/2019 12:12:44 PM
Great to see you back, Christophe! A wonderful entry as usual designed to provoke and make people think. Congrats on the blue.
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01/02/2019 07:26:21 AM
Fabulous to see you are back again with yet another wonderful creation. Thank you for the background info - always much appreciated. I hope your new years resolution is to enter lots of your artistic delights here in 2019:)
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01/02/2019 12:25:11 AM
Congratulations, Cristophe. Wonderful creation.
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01/02/2019 12:20:05 AM
I knew this topic would be too much for you to resist. Ha!

And... you did not disappoint!

Congratulations, Christophe!

Well done!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/01/2019 09:51:07 PM
Iím guessing this is a Gyaban original. There is no mistaking your genius.
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01/01/2019 05:02:50 PM
A suffusion of symbols - way too many in my opinion. I'd have beed happier with the head and left arm only, or the head and the sliced thoughts sprinkled on the table.
Certainly well done and worth a bump
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01/01/2019 04:57:31 PM
brilliant yet disturbing .. what a wonderful imagination you have .. and photoshop skills to die for .. not literaelly of course .. lol ..
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12/31/2018 03:17:26 PM
My favorite in this challenge. Visually appealing and a great fit for the topic.
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12/31/2018 12:36:36 PM
ohh yaaa!!!
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12/26/2018 12:26:25 AM
Absolutely epic. Love the level of detail.
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12/26/2018 12:24:05 AM
One of only two that got me to look twice... or three times.

Well done!
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