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Akira

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Objet trouvé
« on: March 08, 2017, 04:05:19 »
Instead of posting this image to the existing "Clouds" thread, I decided to start a new thread under this theme.  It is an art form to take an object you found and transform its essence into something abstract.

I'm looking forward to seeing your contributions!
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Olivier

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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 20:33:28 »
There are so many possibilities in interpreting the shapes, I have spend some time already with this image!
Here it as been one cloud covering the entire sky for days now, hopefully we will have more interesting options soon...

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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 20:53:38 »
Olivier, thanks for commenting.  As you would already understand, I'm trying to expand the interpretation of "objet" utilizing the potential of the camera to pick up "things" you find that are impossible to do with our own hands.

Am looking forward to your contribution!
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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2017, 19:32:51 »
Interesting theme (and challenge) Akira - after reflecting over your interpretation I hope this one fits  :) 

Added another.
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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2017, 07:12:45 »
Lars, thanks for the post!  The first one is a good find that is literally a piece of objet trouvé.  The second one looks more like a color composition to me, but it is pleasing to the eyes.
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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2017, 07:29:52 »
From the other day and down the street...
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2017, 15:56:39 »
Lars, thanks for the post!  The first one is a good find that is literally a piece of objet trouvé.  The second one looks more like a color composition to me, but it is pleasing to the eyes.

Thanks Akira. Yes, the second one was originally shot as a color composition but I found the object itself to be interesting - put in a different context it could become an abstract object in my mind. However, the entire object should probably be in the frame then. 
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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2017, 15:58:03 »
From the other day and down the street...

Nice one Keith  :)
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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2017, 23:42:41 »
Keith, I like the way you gave the pedal a different look.  Thanks for the post!
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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2017, 20:37:39 »
Found two days ago.
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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2017, 04:11:08 »
A whale on the water? Akira, this a tough theme. Am I on track?

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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #11 on: September 13, 2017, 15:02:54 »
Here's my attempt (not very original) -

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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #12 on: September 13, 2017, 15:53:58 »
Is this what you have in mind? 

Leaves by Les Olson, on Flickr

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Re: Objet trouvé
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2017, 17:44:30 »
Paco, David and Les, thank you for your posts!

The concept would be a little tricky to digest, but all of your posts do suit the concept and are much appreciated and welcomed!
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