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 Post subject: What do you see?
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:03 pm 
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This is absurd: You're looking at some random abstract figure and imagine seeing things! I imagined seeing a fish in this rust-image I captured the other day when visiting one of my favorite subjects in the vicinity: a derelict rusty old excavator.
As always with rusty material you don't need much to get crazy colors not only in the oranges but also in the blues:

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Interestingly I captured this image after having been there many times before. So it always pays to revisit certain locations again and again to cover all the possibilities...
And as this qualifies certainly as "abstract", I've added it to my photography-blog-collection of mildly to totally abstract images (address in my sig).

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I see some sort of backwards duck in the water, don't ask.

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It does indeed look like a form of a duck xD

Is it rusting metal?

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Maybe you could submit the image as a Rorschach ink blot test, Wiki link here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rorschach_test

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I see a fire eater, like at carnival or in the circus...great textural shot.


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aww frick.

I see a unicorn.


*seriously, i see a unicorn.


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a rabbit with a beak

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It reminds me of the cover of Is This It? by The Strokes.


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Now that's interesting!
Still I can see nothing but a fish :lol:

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Fish.


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Dragon, and fire.Maybe should go with a shrink. :D


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A rabbit.

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Hehe, you are all very suggestible :twisted:
But fret not: just yesterday I stumbled across an essay by famous photog Minor White on "Equivalence" and I quote:
"Sometimes the complaint against ambiguous photographs is stated, "Art must never be a glorified Rorschach test!" Suggestibility is part of the foundations of human nature. Most of our lives depend on suggestibility, the arts especially."
There you have it!
(If I look very close, I can see at 1 o'clock a little dog chasing to the left, ears flapping)

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