The original vintage image advertising Palmer’s Cologne (The Graphics Fairy) is very appealing, but I was compelled to alter it. Of course.
I created a textured background by blending several flower photographs and one ready-made texture from 2 Lil’ Owls.
The egg is taken from a photograph at the Rijksmuseum, courtesy of their facility for artists, Rijksstudio, of an ostrich egg on a base of gilded bronze, with a painted representation of a dance in the open air. The artist is unknown but it was created between 1760 and 1765.
Take care and keep laughing!
“my first attempts to capture these abandoned places failed. So I purchased a tripod and I explored how to take good photographs. “
I grew up in the old German Democratic Republic and now live in jeßnitz, Germany. After the reunification to Germany I became more aware of all the old buildings in my homeland and began exploring these fascinating, historic places. At first without a camera – I didn’t own one. Then years later a friend give me a gift of an old small digicam when he purchased a new one for himself.
It was at this time i fell in love – in love with these remarkable buildings and in love with photography! For the most part, my first attempts to capture these abandoned places failed. So I purchased a tripod and I explored how to take good photographs. I began exploring…
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It was one of the first sunny days London has seen in a long while. Having just taken a portrait I was happy with I was quite happily making my way down Tottenham Court Road when I spotted Chris. He was easily the most stylish person on the street. And he was great about me taking a few shots. This is the third and final and is my favourite. Thanks very much, Chris! Hope you like your picture.
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