A photo a day – Good Friday

I don’t know what celebrations look like in your home but Easter means mainly lots of chocolate in my parent’s house.

 

Happy Easter. I also created this today. The photo began life as a discarded package of Omeprozole. I hope the photo represents the overwhelming complexity of drugs.

I really like the way digital manipulation can take a referent and then change it so radically, and yes I know convention says not to mix monochrome and colour but I am enjoying experimenting with production values. I’ve been looking at some of Laura McClanahan’s water and glass abstracts (link) and taken some inspiration from them.

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About anomiepete

South Londoner struggling with life, art and photography.
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4 Responses to A photo a day – Good Friday

  1. Catherine says:

    Interesting that you’ve linked all the chocolate with Omeprozole! Your pills image is excellent. Did you layer them in some way/use particular filters? Also I think that mix of monochrome and colour is relevant – something about how pills become something else as they work their way through.
    Happy Easter as well.

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  2. anomiepete says:

    Ha, there was not obvious intention of linking the sweets and pills Catherine. Lots of layers were used and then I applied a brush distortion to various parts of the frame, and turned up saturation to max and then adjusted it hue.

    Happy Easter

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    • Catherine says:

      You make it sound so easy! Maybe when I’ve finished DPP I’ll be able to do that as well with ease and grace – and lack of anxiety/frenzied ‘looking things up”!

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      • anomiepete says:

        haha, you know the discipline of creating an image a day has brought me back to Adobe Elements – I mostly stopped using it as Lightroom is so good, but it really does have its place. 🙂

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