Friday, October 03, 2008

photo hunt: s a d


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This is a recent picture of a beautiful and colorful reflection. I looked through my files in search of sad shots and I didn't find any, so I decided to use this one after a b/w treatment to represent a sad feeling... hope I was successful in doing that.

50 comments:

  1. Yes, that's a great photo and you definitely captured the mood of this week's theme. Nice! Thanks for visiting mine and have a wonderful weekend, Annie

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  2. That is beautiful and does work well to represent a sad feeling. Very creative.

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  3. that really looks like a sad moment! Nice entry,Mar!:)

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  4. Such a haunting, and artistic shot! Perfect for the theme :) My entry for Photo Hunters is here

    Please stop by if you have a moment :)

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  5. Oh what a great photo - I love the effects of the ripples in the water.

    Happy Weekend.

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  6. Great shot Mar. There is something rather melancholy about the photo. Happy weekend

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  7. Fabulous image. I too had a difficult time with the theme. Happy weekend, and happy photo hunting.

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  8. The photo definitely has a SAD feeling... Great pick for this theme.

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  9. Gorgeous photo! I am always partial to Black and Whites!
    How was the crossing of Switzerland?! So envious!
    I miss it soo much

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  10. This is a great photo and certainly does stir up feelings of sadness. I think there will be some wonderful interpretations of sad this week. Enjoy your weekend.

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  11. It's perfect! One of the nicest
    "sad" pics I have seen today. :)

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  12. Nice photo.. yes, I think black and white gives it a sadder feel...

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  13. Beautiful representation of sad. Happy hunting!

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  14. Oh, very beautiful and yes, sad. I had a big problem with this sad theme too, not my thing, being sad or find sad things :-)

    I made it finally! PHEW! (and I actually was kinda satisfied with it :-)

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  15. beautiful photo, interesting take on the theme

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  16. hugz :) i understand the stretching the theme thingy

    jokes aside, it is a great shot. i will try using this technic for my shots in the future jus to see how they will come out. have a great weekend

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  17. Oh that is wonderful. Check mine out.

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  18. It does look rather sad, like something is not there anymore.

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  19. Beautiful! It looks like a Monet painting.

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  20. Interesting take -- and FWIW, feeling "gray" can be sadder than blue to me!

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  21. interest photo for this week theme

    Please stop at my PH post also: in HERE or HERE Thanks

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  22. That looks (unfortunately for you ) beautiful !! it puts me in a romantic mood but not in a sad one !
    And good that you don't have sad pictures ! I had difficulties too to find one !

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  23. you always have interesting photos. and if i get it right, yes, i can see the sad feeling being expressed.

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  24. it gives me serenity than sadness... nice photo.

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  25. Hm. I don't know about saaaaaad... but it DOES remind me of the Doobie Brothers!
    *singin'*

    Old black water, keep on rollin
    Mississippi moon, wont you keep on shinin on me
    Yeah, keep on shinin your light
    Gonna make everything, pretty mama
    Gonna make everything all right
    And I aint got no worries
    cause I aint in no hurry at all

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  26. Oh water sad to see you not calm...TC

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  27. You said you've had a "twen" since June... was that a nice way of saying that it doesn't end then??? HELP!

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  28. Hmmm... I love this shot... and don't feel a bit of sadness from it, lol. That is still a good thing, I think :-)

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  29. You know, the blurred reflection on the water does carry a sad overtone.

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  30. excellent - illustrating broken/sad feelings

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  31. It really does have a sad feel to it. Great shot!

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  32. It's a chilly, sad feeling that comes from the photo. Very good shot!

    I did Photo Hunters today, too. I hope you get a chance to visit and post your link.
    http://newyorktraveler.net/photo-hunters-sad/

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  33. this is a great reflection shot and it works beautifully in b/w. i think it reflects ruminative mood...

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  34. A black and white world WOULD be a sad place. Fantastic idea there, Mar!

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  35. I think it shows there is a beauty in sadness too - thanks for sharing!

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  36. Yes, Mar, you did a great treatment to your photo! It makes me think to the sadness!

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  37. That is beautiful! For me, the beauty is greater than any sadness. I'm so glad you posted this.

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  38. Removing the color certainly does give the picture a feeling of sadness. Very fitting!

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  39. It's beautifully sad, Mar. Job well done.

    Have a great week!

    My post...

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  40. That's a great shot. I think you did great in portraying the theme sad.

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  41. I have a treat for you today Mar! [My Sunday blog!]

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  42. Definitely successful...it looks like streams of tears in the water...or too...it seems as if looking at the water through tears. Thanks for stopping by Spatter...

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  43. Thanks x millions for the birthday grettings, It's heartwarming a day like this when it's reaining cats and dogs... as so often on my birthday. Maybe it's symbolizing the flooding of Champagne.... *giggles*

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