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Friday, November 1, 2013

Abstract bounty

When in Leith taking my up and down photos I was drawn to the fabulous colours and abstract shapes as the buildings were reflected on the water that was being lightly rippled by a breeze and some ducks.

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I was inspired by Sandie’s 5 in 5 meme to stand for 5 minutes and take lots of shots of the patterns and then choose 5 of them to share.  I’ve missed her October link up but really enjoyed the exercise and will do it again.

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I’m sharing these on the Nature Footstep abstract meme too

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I love all the abstract effects appearing naturally rather than creating them with pixel magic. 

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and I love how the colours are stronger in the reflections than they appear on the buildings

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I can imagine these printed up really big on a canvas on the wall.  Do you have a favourite?

8 comments:

debs14 said...

I think the 4th is my favourite. What fab photos, they really do deserve to be printed off and put on a wall.

Sandie said...

What amazing reflections Helena! I love number one and four especially, and they would make wonderful wall art.

I'm glad you were inspired by '5 in 5' and I do hope you will take some more and join in this month. I look forward to seeing you there!

alexa said...

These are indeed splendid and beautifully captured - I'm going for 4 and 5 :). Let me know when the prints are ready, Helena!

Lmkazmierczak said...

So mesmerizing♫...my fav is the top one.

Prairie Jill said...

Gorgeous abstracts!! I love them all, but I think my favourite is the first one. I like the big blocks of colour. And yes, they definitely deserve to be hanging on your wall!

Miriam said...

These are really wonderful Helena, 4 and 5 are my favourites and yes print them! they are so fabulous.

NatureFootstep said...

beautiful abstracts. My favourite is teh first one where I like the metallic look of it. :)

Gail said...

They're lovely. My favourites are the first and fourth ones.