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Homage to Maurits Cornelis Escher
Homage to Maurits Cornelis Escher
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Double Take III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Olympus E-10
Location: Home
Date: Jun 8, 2010
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Still Life, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jun 8, 2010

I have no idea where this came from. I guess it was just tucked away in the ol' gray matter and the Double Take challenge moved some cobwebs out of the way...

I've always loved Escher's work and I hope you'll enjoy my take on it.

Not much to the Post Processing.
In RAWTherapee, increased blacks.

Cropped, converted to B/W, a touch of unsharp mask, cloned dust spots, scaled to size and optimized for Web using Gimp.

Lighting:
Used Nikon SB-20 from about 3 ft. away, ~45^ camera right and above subject, set on wide angle at 1/8 power.

Statistics
Place: 54 out of 152
Avg (all users): 5.5767
Avg (commenters): 6.3333
Avg (participants): 5.6522
Avg (non-participants): 5.5333
Views since voting: 1598
Views during voting: 335
Votes: 189
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
07/04/2010 06:52:54 PM
Beauty of image: Low
Technical skill: Low
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/13/2010 07:25:03 PM
Very interesting idea. Nice B&W.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/13/2010 05:50:11 PM
This is a popular concept, and the composition is good, but the procesing lacks "pop". Needs more contrast or something.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/10/2010 08:09:49 AM
Great idea. I like your take on it. You might enjoy this image. It's one of my favorites from this site. ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_challenge/1000-1999/1019/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_781296.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_challenge/1000-1999/1019/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_781296.jpg', '/') + 1) . '
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06/09/2010 07:59:35 PM
Cute Idea.
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