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The image came first. That is where my fascination still lies.
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Photojojo, Horst on Flickr, & creating connections

Posted 09-08-2008 at 12:35 PM by CJ Swartz
Updated 09-08-2008 at 07:31 PM by CJ Swartz


has a twice-a-week newsletter aimed at sharing ideas for taking pictures. Today's idea looks at adding an object to a background that creates a connection between the two. Their example focuses on a photographer -- Horst (hb19 on Flickr) who "finds the perfect sky or set of clouds and gives them their object counterpart. The cloud shooting out from a bottle’s top. The sun’s perfect, shiny orb behind his ET-like finger. The fluffy ice-cream cloud on top of its cone. hb19 gives new meaning to the art of cloud watching."

Take a look at this link of his slideshow -
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    now that is way cool and what a great idea one to have a think and try at !

    Posted 09-11-2008 at 08:01 AM by palms palms is offline
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    CJ Swartz's Avatar
    Maybe you can combine your love of plane watching and something else?!

    I hope to give it a try sometime soon - hope you do too!
    Posted 09-11-2008 at 12:13 PM by CJ Swartz CJ Swartz is offline
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    I hope to have a try soon as we get a lot of jet streams over us, the biggest problem at the moment is getting the blue sky ! plenty of grey around

    Posted 09-11-2008 at 01:20 PM by palms palms is offline
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    Great idea, it shows you are a great lover of photography... I have been fascination with clouds and their formation for years....
    Posted 11-29-2008 at 06:18 PM by mjimages mjimages is offline
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    CJ Swartz's Avatar
    mjimages - do you have any examples of yours to add?
    Posted 11-30-2008 at 12:10 PM by CJ Swartz CJ Swartz is offline

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