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Challenge: Take 5 (Standard Editing*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark IV
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Location: Home
Date: Jun 15, 2020
Date Uploaded: Jun 16, 2020

Self explanatory


[Jun. 24th, 2020 06:19:55 AM]

OK, I get it. The blood doesnít look real! The fact is I just didnít have the time to figure it out. Trying to come up with an idea for this one came down to the end. My wife was not interested in seeing me kill myself in the bathtub and she wanted to take a shower so I was on my own. I used red acrylic paint out of the bottle, set the shot up and took it thinking maybe I could fix the blood in Photoshop. I had to clean up the paint before it dried so no retakes. I was going to make the shot in B&W. The ďbloodĒ didnít look as bad but ended up just reducing the saturation for a little more effect. Iíll have to learn how to make better blood the next time.

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 23
Avg (all users): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 6.2857
Avg (non-participants): 6.6154
Views since voting: 471
Views during voting: 94
Votes: 40
Comments: 20
Favorites: 0


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06/28/2020 10:27:04 PM
Congrats on the yellow, Larry. This was my top pick (the blood kept it to 9 rather than 10). I love the letter!
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06/28/2020 05:05:41 PM
Who needs real looking blood! Very well done!

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06/26/2020 10:13:40 PM
Originally posted by markwiley:

Nicely done. You can google "fake blood recipe". Corn syrup and red food coloring work pretty well.
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If shooting B&W, chocolate syrup is a good choice.
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Thanks for the advice. I will definitely give it a try next time!
06/26/2020 05:15:26 PM
Nicely done. You can google "fake blood recipe". Corn syrup and red food coloring work pretty well.
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If shooting B&W, chocolate syrup is a good choice.
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06/26/2020 01:58:38 PM
Yeah... I think the fake blood "killed" you. :D

Still, second place rocks!

Congratulations!

Did you bear with being bare?? :D
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06/26/2020 07:25:42 AM
I hope there won't be more blood! Funny image but I just hate playing with death.
Congrats on the Yellow ribbon
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06/26/2020 03:15:11 AM
...and here's me thinking you'd emptied the ketchup bottle ;-D Brilliant shot, Larry.
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06/26/2020 01:45:45 AM
You called that blood, Larry thatís terrible ;)
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06/26/2020 01:19:11 AM
CONGRATULATIONS on the ribbon ..
i felt that this might be you .. the style of photo and words had a Larry stamp .. but i'm always hesitant to say in case i'm wrong ..
anyway .. the blood .. whatever .. like i said in voting .. you may not have been human .. hence the weird colour .. ;)
its a brilliant entry for the challenge .. and so so imaginative ..
love it .. :)

edit to say .. a bit surprised to see that i was your only 10 ..

Message edited by author 2020-06-26 01:19:48.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/25/2020 10:05:13 AM
I read that whole note. Hahaha.
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06/25/2020 07:34:41 AM
Youíre a nut!

Well written.

Iím guessing this is Larry.
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06/24/2020 03:11:27 AM
What a mess. Looked like chocolate. I hate gore but the letter was very inventive
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06/22/2020 06:30:55 AM
LOL--- what an idea!!! Brilliant!
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06/20/2020 01:05:09 PM
whahahah ....
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06/20/2020 11:01:17 AM
OMG, your letter is a hoot. Very creative use of the 5 elements in a cohesive scene. Not sure what you used for blood but it looks... creamy LOL.
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06/19/2020 12:14:31 PM
Bravura performance :-)
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06/19/2020 10:17:05 AM
Oh! So clever!

Love your letter!

But... if you're naked in that tub, it seems like you CAN longer "bare the thought".

Ha! I think you mean "bear the thought". But, it's funnier your way. :D

Hilarious and clever entry, for sure!
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06/19/2020 09:10:57 AM
I do not believe this therefore another 5 haha! Brilliant.
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06/19/2020 01:50:17 AM
OMG .. !!!!! ..
LOVE THIS .. !!!
and bonus i was able to read your entire letter ..
i'm wondering however about the signature .. and if it is a real one ..
of course i'm trying to work out who this is ..

you have been able to put into words what many of us feel .. thankyou for that ..
i for one dont feel so alone in my pain .. lol ..

not to put a damper on this .. but the blood .. looks almost too thick and not the right colour ..
we have certain standards here in dpc ... only one account .. and i'm sure it didnt need to be said .. that its only open to humans ..
whatever ..
it appears that you couldnt stand the pace on dpc .. or this earth ..
just realized you will never see what i've written .. so i'll never get an answer .. oh well .. i'll live .. ;)
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06/19/2020 12:23:06 AM
Alien blood! I KNEW IT!! :P
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