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Challenge: Fallen (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Denmark
Date: Aug 2, 2008
Aperture: 1,8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Emotive, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Aug 2, 2008

White feather and black akrylic paint (with a squish of water to make it a bit thinner). The paper it lays on is actually bright blue, but in the end the black & white approach was a lot prettier - plus it gave it that dark feel that I wanted.

With the challenge theme being Fallen I've been thinking about fallen angels all week. I like fallen angels - they have a story...
I've tried to capture the essense of loss, solitude, calmness (after the storm) and that morbid melancholy that is pretty, even if distorted. Does any of that makes sense?

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09/11/2008 09:42:18 PM
yes, i want you to know that it does make sense, and i like it quite a bit.
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08/09/2008 09:46:09 AM
IMO the composition is a little weak but the shallow DOF works great here. Clever concept!
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