Friday, May 28, 2010
I thought it was odd for this machinery to be somewhat deserted in this idyllic setting. I enhanced the washed out sky to balance out the shot and to give it more drama. Otherwise it would be worthless. As a cynical slam at political correctness and over-zealous environmentalism I named the shovel Mr Natural because I felt the shovel looked good in that environment.
This was a favorite this year but it was simply done. I had photographed a little girl peering from behind a big beach ball. I isolated the the little girl away from the beach ball and the background and then put in a star background and a real picture of the earth. The space images were borrowed from NASA