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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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11 comments:

  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

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  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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