ARCHIVE 224 – SCORPION 2 (MONO + COLOUR)

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Nail brush; 4 August 2013.

This nail brush appeared in our bathroom recently and caught my eye every time I used the hand basin.  I like the curve of the handle, and also the way the light comes through between the groups of bristles – which resemble the legs of some monstrous millipede!

Or perhaps this is some large scorpion-like creature, its lethal sting poised above its head, making off to the left intent on giving some hapless victim a bad day.

Scorpion 1 (a real one this time!) is here.

Tripod-mounted D800 with 105mm Micro Nikkor; 200 ISO; conversion to mono, selenium toning and selective colour restoration in Silver Efex Pro 2, starting at the High Contrast Green Filter preset.

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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for all sorts of images, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

8 Responses to ARCHIVE 224 – SCORPION 2 (MONO + COLOUR)

  1. love the imagination!

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  2. paula graham says:

    That is just out of this world amazing…..soooo well seen, my friend, I love it to bits…great shot made out of the most ordinary thing you can find…and here am I thinking I want to visit the USA!! Brilliant.

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  3. Sallyann says:

    Brilliant. Made me laugh. 😊

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    • Adrian Lewis says:

      Glad it did that – and hope the longer days are getting to you in a very good way! A 🙂

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      • Sallyann says:

        Thanks Adrian, life in general is a little brighter at the moment. 😊
        Also I’ve just had two weeks of daywalking, a very hard working and tiring two weeks with lots of changes, but I’m pretty pleased with the way things went.
        I’m back to nights again from tomorrow, one night less each week which I’m looking forward too. Am looking forward to a few more familiar faces, but there are still a few too many new people and places hurdles to jump over to be comfortable again yet. 😊

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