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batmura

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Abstract B&W long exposure
« on: September 02, 2013, 04:08:10 PM »

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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2013, 04:16:19 PM »

That's very nice - but why "abstract?" Your long exposure has sort of "cancelled out" the water, leaving the massive cliffs just floating there in their hugeness. It's a very creative way to show the cliffs, I think, but hardly abstract.
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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2013, 04:22:53 PM »

Peter, thanks a lot for your comment. I appreciate it. I called it abstract because if you have seen any of my other long exposure work I hardly convert my images into black and white and process them this heavily. I am glad you like this photo because I do too.  :)
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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2013, 04:30:09 PM »

That's very nice - but why "abstract?" Your long exposure has sort of "cancelled out" the water, leaving the massive cliffs just floating there in their hugeness. It's a very creative way to show the cliffs, I think, but hardly abstract.

Well put.

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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2013, 09:00:35 PM »

To put it another way, the beautiful geometry of the composition takes center stage from the objects actually pictured. Not abstract, but something beyond a simple representation -- art.
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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2013, 09:43:02 AM »

Wow, thanks, gerafotografija!
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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2013, 05:42:29 PM »

Aloha,

That is very nice. You could call it a monkey; but it would not be a monkey.

The method of reaching the viewer in an abstract is completely different than figurative or representational work.
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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2013, 03:48:36 AM »

Strong layers and textures in the rock cliffs, nicely done.

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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2013, 08:28:47 PM »

Call it whatever you want... very well done.   ;D

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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2013, 09:00:46 PM »

I like the photo a lot, it seems "strong" to me (whatever that means, but that's my response).  When I showed it to my wife she mentioned that she thought the water looks like an extension of the fog in the distance.

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Re: Abstract B&W long exposure
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2013, 06:30:35 AM »

I love it but I would replace abstract by mysterious. For me, the long exposure transforms water into fog and I can imagine a deep chasmů
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