Selling The Drama

21 Aug 2008 3,490 views
 
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Something a little simple today.

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I think this is a coiled Bishop's crook - waiting to strike at sinners!
Samarth: lol, thanks chris... its a fork waiting to pierce the swordfish about to land up in front of me...
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 21 Aug 2008, 02:20
Aptly titled, Photosam...a quick glance at the thumb certainly gave that impression.

You excellent saturation and B&W conversion work seems to have really brought out textures...great stuff!
Samarth: thanks a lot ray...
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 21 Aug 2008, 08:11
I too thought it was a snake from the thumbnail. The converging lines make the composition work giving a structure for your interesting choice for a limited depth of field.
Samarth: thanks a lot... i was actually thinking of keeping in the fork head to give an extended DOF but decided the shot had more impact this way...
Very fine. Thought it really was a snake in the thumb.
Samarth: thanks ian...
  • Martin
  • United States
  • 21 Aug 2008, 14:50
The processing matches the subject matter perfectly. It's a shame that the scroll in the foreground is fuzzy. It is still a great shot, but with that in focus it would be phenomenal.
Samarth: agreed 100%... thanks martin...
  • Padraig
  • United Kingdom
  • 21 Aug 2008, 15:22
great curves and lines, really attractive shot.
Samarth: thank you again...
Cool shot, love the framing.
Samarth: thanks ashish..
  • Perry
  • United States
  • 22 Aug 2008, 07:58
Great monochrome conversion (as well as composition and subject). Did you do anything special on the conversion? I really like the style of this shot.
Samarth: thanks perry... i increased a few highlights, bossted contrast, and used gradient map...
Love the form - great conversin, too. (:o)
Samarth: thanks a lot ros...
far from simple.....love the composition...great detail..stunner
Samarth: thanks phil...
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 24 Aug 2008, 00:33
Great picture
Samarth: thank you louis...

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