Purple Twirl

© Thomas F. Andersen

Purple Twirl

Corinne M. Thompson November 22, 2005

Unique photo. Very eye attracting. #348565

Thomas F. Andersen November 22, 2005

Thank you for your comments CT. #2108831

Katherine Kuhn level-classic December 20, 2005

I'm not sophisticated in PS to know exactly how you did this, but it caught my eye & is very interesting! Congrats on making finalist & good luck! #2206752

Thomas F. Andersen December 20, 2005

Hi Katherine,

Thanks for your comments. This is not done in Photoshop as such, except I have used Photoshop to overlay 8 different exposures where after each exposure I have rotated the camera a notch to create the twirl effect. This could also be done with a normal film camera on set to multiple exposure mode.

Thomas #2206845

Michael Garth December 21, 2005

Hey Thomas.

Fancy meeting you here. Congrats on the finalist award and hope to see you in the winner's circle. Of course, you already know that I think this is one outstanding image.


Jennifer Rennison December 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Thomas! #2214186

Thomas F. Andersen December 22, 2005

Hi Michael,

Thank you, nice to see some of the work from the course being recognized. Hope to see you around in this environment or maybe in another course sometime. Merry Christmas!

Hi Jennifer,

Thank you, and thank you also for your email! Merry Christmas also to you, your man and daughters. Hope you get to enjoy some festive days off! #2214427

Gisela Olsson December 24, 2005

Thomas, Congratulations on your win.
Cool to see two old course mates winning in the same month, you and Dado.
Very creative image, wonderful colors.

Take care and
God Jul!!!! #2219681

Peggy L. McNamara December 29, 2005

Congratulations Thomas! A well deserved award for a very nice image! Sorry for the slow response, somehow I didn't see it until looking through the winners this second time. #2231498

Thomas F. Andersen January 09, 2006

Thanks Gisela, good to 'see' you again! And thanks Peggy for you kind comments. #2270400

Cathy M. Gromball January 20, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Thomas!

Cathy :) #2310316

Laura Clay-Ballard January 23, 2006

incredibly gorgeous winning image! #2327557

Neil R. Shapiro January 23, 2006

Great job! I've tried some similar shots based on reading Freeman Patterson's Photo Impressionism, but they didn't come out this great! #2329436

Gisela Olsson January 24, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place WINNER!!! Keep the momentum up! #2329762

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BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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