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I am interested in nature photography and photo art and travels
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Friday, March 15, 2019

Polarising filter and Saturn part 2

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Fantasy Planets, Saturn project. 

Continuing from last week. I did a few exercises on painting the planet on OH plastic sheets.
Last week Susan suggested that I can use that weeks pour to create a planet. Worked out well I think. Thank you Susan!

So, for the finished piece I opened Photoshop. Copied one of the Saturns and created another planet of the pour in PS. Then I created the background universe with stars, a comet and dust clouds. And put it all together. Not sure if I am finished though.
It is fun being able to combine paint and photo like this :)

I learned this trick from an ad on FB. They use a polarizing filter on the camera and photograph some plastic in front of a computer screen. Turned out I had a filter and it suited the camera lens. But it was not so easy. The colors changes with every movement of the camera.  The piece I photographed is a magnifying glass for reading. And to make it a bit more interesting I added the angels. 

Working with polarizing filter and a laptop screen:

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  1. Superb fantasy planets Monica - you did have fun and achieved a beautiful result.
    The polarizing filter on the camera gave a fantastic shot... love the addition of the angels. Happy PPF! xx

  2. Your Saturn project is gorgeous. (I just finished a kind of same, not published yet).
    Angel art is adorable and beautiful.
    Happy PPF xx

  3. Love your planet theme. So creative. Nice work.

  4. fab planet art, and that last play with the filter is fantastic! happy PPF!

  5. Great suggestion from Susan, it's all turned out fabulously.
    Happy PPF Tracey

  6. yes, indeed...combine of paint and photo look great. love it.
    have a wonderful weekend

  7. Wow Monica, wonderful techniques for photography. Love the painting too.

  8. Beautiful! SAturn with its rings is my favorite planet (besides Earth ofc :) ). Happy PPF!


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