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Tlee05
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Nov 14, 2005 11:18 |  #1

What is surrealism?

Surrealism is a 20th-century literary and artistic movement that attempts to express the workings of the subconscious by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtaposition of subject matter.

Surreal in general means bizarre or dream

Surrealism? "You can convince someone that a lemon is an orange, but it's still a bloody lemon."
Steve Milne

'To make the abnormal look normal and the normal look abnormal.' - Salvador Dali

Surrealism artist
Claude Cahun/Salvador Dali/Robert Willem Vanderhorst

Surrealism in Photography

People will say is this digital art or photography.

You can go for digital art such as using 2/3 images and putting them together and so on just playing around with PS.

Image by Joel
http://photography-on-the.net ...=36991&stc=1&d=1131​208907

Image by Simon King
http://photography-on-the.net ...=37138&stc=1&d=1131​275406

Or you could just snap away with out even touching up the images such as:

Image by KAC
http://www.kacweb.com ...Sunflower-Power-1331S.jpgexternal link

Image from http://www.blork.org/external link
http://www.blork.org ...ymorning/bathtub-fish.jpgexternal link

Image from http://www.superherode​signs.com/external link
http://www.superherode​signs.com/journal/clow​n_feet.jpgexternal link


PS: I hope you guys dont mind me using your images.


"So get posting your surreal images under here".


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Nov 14, 2005 12:41 |  #2

Tlee, the first link under my name is mine, but the second two are not. Not sure whos they are.

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Nov 14, 2005 13:47 |  #3

Oh there randoms the other 2 :D, Hope you did not mind me using your image,


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Nov 14, 2005 13:52 |  #4

Maybe you could edit the message to clearly indicate that. Maybe use "Other images:" above those last two links. No prob about linking to the image (with credit of course). I just don't want people to think those others are mine as well....

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Nov 14, 2005 14:07 |  #5

Sorted now :D


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Nov 18, 2005 04:41 as a reply to Tlee05's post |  #6

The sunflower power shot is fantastic. I hope you won an award for that one.




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Nov 18, 2005 04:47 |  #7

Thanks Solinger, no award, just shot it a couple of weeks ago, but I do like it. :)

KAC

make that last week. :)


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Nov 18, 2005 04:58 as a reply to kenyc's post |  #8

I can see why you like it! Did you take that with your 10-22? Looks wide, but not distorted.




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Nov 18, 2005 05:05 as a reply to Sam's post |  #9

solinger wrote:
I can see why you like it! Did you take that with your 10-22? Looks wide, but not distorted.

Actually it was with the 17-85:
Canon EOS 20D 11/11/2005 9:30:10 AM 1/13 f22.0 ISO 100 17.0 - 85.0 mm @ 17.0 mm

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Nov 20, 2005 03:06 |  #10

Not sure if you would count these as surrealistic or not but they sure are odd.
All were done using focus stacking. Pics #1 &3 I knew would not stack- the images were different but yielded interesting results. Pic #2 was a stack I thought should work but didn't- the spider had obviously moved too much :)
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Nov 20, 2005 16:36 |  #11

I like the sunflowers. I was just out shooting today and saw a field of dead sunflowers. I Was thinking about snapping shots then I came back and saw yours. Totaly Awesome. Ok I will thinking of some Surrealism shots over the next week. Game on!


Canon 20D - and a bunch of lens normal and L.

All I really want to do is take pictures and have fun, its not about the number of toys but how well you can take that one shot!

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Nov 20, 2005 16:39 |  #12

Thanks Shdwlark. Glad you liked them. I see you're in Denver as well.

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Nov 20, 2005 17:07 as a reply to kenyc's post |  #13

yea I am up in thornton. I was just out to the airport to take pictures and now they have signs all up and down 96th or 104th (what ever it is after it curves by DIA) that says no stoping or parking. So much for getting pictures of the planes coming and going.

So anyways the sunflower field I was looking to take shots of was just east on 104th passed hi-way 2.


Canon 20D - and a bunch of lens normal and L.

All I really want to do is take pictures and have fun, its not about the number of toys but how well you can take that one shot!

[C&C and edits welcome on all submissions]

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Nov 20, 2005 17:12 |  #14

Yep, that's the same area where I took that Sunflower Power shot as well as the series of sunflower harvest images in my gallery.

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P.S. I'm actually in the Aurora area, lived in Thornton a couple of years back.


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Nov 24, 2005 17:33 |  #15

The sunflowers pic is spectacular alright.


Justin Keery. 20D, 17-85 IS, 70-300 IS and f1.8 "nifty fifty". OK so I've got the equipment right at last, time to focus entirely on the photography!

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