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Photo Art Friday

October 26, 2012

Derelict is the prompt for this Friday at Pixel Dust Photo Art. It did not take me long to decide what photos to use. I had these tucked away in my files.  End of the Road is a good title for the following…

The Beast # 1

The Beast #2

The Beast #3

Right now I only use Picasa. I have not advanced  to any other photo imaging software. I have gotten acquainted with using backgrounds and textures, thanks to Bonnie and a few other blogger’s that I follow.  I have been taking slow steps as I learn. When we moved to this location in the mountains I had noticed this truck sitting in a field along with a few other trucks. I am so glad we stopped when we did to get pictures. Since that time they have been towed away…This 3rd image kind of has a ghostly look. I see exhaust in the back of the truck as though it is driving away..

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  1. October 26, 2012 4:15 PM

    Nice work. I agree that the third one has a ghostly look.


    • October 27, 2012 9:56 AM

      Thank you Pat! I am going to visit Pixel Dust and take a look. Have a wonderful weekend!


  2. October 26, 2012 4:55 PM

    Nice beastly series. How cool that you found that name already on that truck. HOw perfect is that? Beast #2 really sends me. I love the whole mysterious feel of that one. Great work. It doesn’t what what processing tools you use. Sometimes the most basic things are best. And it’s amazing how much can be done with things like Picasa. Keep playing and having fun. I always look forward to your work. 🙂


  3. October 27, 2012 2:45 AM

    I love seeing all these old trucks (I’m in the UK) we don’t have things like that here, I love your processing too, it provides the perfect vintage effect 🙂


    • October 27, 2012 9:54 AM

      Thank you very much! We have plenty of junkers around, maybe to much but it does give us many photo opportunities.. (:


  4. October 27, 2012 4:35 AM

    😀 Put together beautifully–very nice, Roberta. Please take care!


  5. October 27, 2012 6:08 AM

    Great old truck that you have captured here! Love your processing on these shots too.


  6. October 27, 2012 10:43 AM

    such fun and wonderful photos. makes me want to know more about The Beast!!! I’m very slowly branching out into things other than Picasa, and I am with you. slow is good. there is so much inspiration to BE found here in Photo Art Friday. I have been at it for several months Now and have sort of marinated in an entirely new language!! great series and much possibility for story.


  7. October 27, 2012 11:39 AM

    Thank you for your nice comments on my photo art. I couldn’t email you so I am posting here again to say thanks for your encouraging and very generous words.


  8. October 27, 2012 2:08 PM

    Wow these are fabulous. My favorites were the 1st and the 3rd versions. Great job with your editing.


  9. October 27, 2012 2:36 PM

    Great processing – so complex – and beautiful range of colour. The orange one would be perfect for Mandarin Orange Monday:)


    • October 27, 2012 5:42 PM

      Thank you Lori! It was fun working on it. Yes, it would have been appropriate..


  10. Bonnie permalink
    October 27, 2012 6:00 PM

    Excellent and varied treatments! A pleasure to view.


    • October 28, 2012 3:17 PM

      Bonnie, thanks to you I am expanding my horizon’s and having a great time..Thank you!


  11. libbyQ permalink
    October 27, 2012 9:55 PM

    an interesting series of shots/images.
    whatever program you are using you are producing some excellent images~!
    i think they’re all great and as someone else mentioned they seem to prompt a story . . .
    i do think the third one is my favorite and agree with you about the truck appearing to produce exhaust. ghostly indeed.



    • October 28, 2012 3:14 PM

      Hi Libby, Thank you for your comment! You are a great encourager.. (:


  12. October 28, 2012 2:18 AM

    I am fascinated by old vehicles there is a strange sort of beauty about them thanks for visiting me today on my blog and leaving a lovely comment


    • October 28, 2012 1:37 PM

      You are very welcome!It’s interesting to see all of the different concepts of the prompts.. I’ll be back to visit!


  13. October 28, 2012 9:21 AM

    Terrific work ;_)


  14. October 29, 2012 3:02 PM

    Hi, Roberta. I’m thankful you captured that relic, a moment in time, as well. How beautiful! The photos really look like paintings—better than many paintings. What boundless creative resources we have!!! 🙂


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