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Abstract Wagon Wheel
 
Let's see what Sally has come up with this week:
Abstract: the use of a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world.
 
All things have form, color, and lines we just need to step back and step away from the literal image you see through the lens.
Take into account the lines, color or form and look for a more figurative composition. A blurred reflection in a puddle, the photo above I took of brightly colored petals of a flower slightly blurred and cropped close.
 
I had some fun with PhotoShop with a photo I took in Amador County last year.
 
The rich color and shapes are what attracted me to take photos of these in the first place.  It was fun cropping out sections and trying the different filters available.
 
Above I played up the colors and distorted the shape.  It has a real painterly feel to it, doesn't it?  Below I played up the lines and it became more pop art, a far cry from their original time and place.  
 
Wagon Wheel in Neon
 
I want to go see what the others did in this photography challenge!  Don't you?
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Comments

Love your photos, especially

Love your photos, especially the first one. Looks like you perfected the idea of abastract photography, something that still eludes me.

I love the second one. It's

I love the second one. It's hard to believe they are from the same photo.

I see there is another

I see there is another Photoshop lover in this group. You did a fantastic job on the editing. The outlined wheels is just wonderful.

Very cool! I really struggle

Very cool! I really struggle with photography, so I am amazed by those of you who make it an art form.

wow such a cool effect! I

wow such a cool effect! I love that second one ... looks like a neon sign!

Super job! These shots are

Super job! These shots are really neat. I've got to up my Photoshop skills a little more. Your skills are great!

Love the fun effects you can

Love the fun effects you can do to photos! I especially like the painterly one, very frame worthy!Enjoy the day, Miss Janet! Erin

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