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Deconstruction (part 6)

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 4 August 2012 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

A short series of abstracts mainly put together using Pixel Bender for 64 bit Photoshop CS5.

A few moths ago the Bizz Bar on Ocean Road in South Shields suddenly collapsed showering the street with tons of debris. The building had been undergoing some "refurbishment" at the time of the collapse and little is known about the true reason why its structure spectacularly failed. I documented the aftermath the following day as contractors started to clear away the mess, the pictures themselves were not earth shattering but they gave me the basis for these artistic abstracts.

Here's the original that I made this from.

PENTAX K100D 1/350 second F/8.0 ISO 200 30 mm (35mm equiv.)

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ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland

Cool, could be an album cover.

4 Aug 2012 5:20am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

Echo Ursula, is it the Beatles lost album?!

4 Aug 2012 5:38am

João Mourão from Lisboa, Portugal

Only looking at the tags I got to understand what is this. Good eye. The result is fantastic.

4 Aug 2012 6:37am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Feel as though I'm on the age of a precipice looking down........

4 Aug 2012 6:46am

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

I really like this framing

4 Aug 2012 7:13am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Great image friend ... perfect as always and now with a great spiral motion ... Thank you for your directions ...! Best regards, Adela

4 Aug 2012 7:48am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Vertiginous. I'm not sure whether I'm about to jump or fall.
I think it's great

4 Aug 2012 7:53am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

This is good, a sort of falling dream feel to it.

4 Aug 2012 7:56am

rem_la from Villiers, France

belle spirale

4 Aug 2012 8:07am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

lovely forms in this one Curly:)

4 Aug 2012 8:46am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow ...Magnifique composition and lovely colors !

4 Aug 2012 8:48am

daniel Gutiez from Montvalent, France

great compo, I love it

4 Aug 2012 8:59am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Going from the original(It took my ages to work out what the initial element was that was the main "Input" to this must be a real mathematical journey(For the software, that is). Put more simply-I wonder how it got here...from there!

4 Aug 2012 9:04am

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

Une spirale en puits qui attire et piège le regard...
Bonne journée lumineuse!

4 Aug 2012 9:20am

rick from brisbane, Australia

I like the original but it's good you are trying different things.
Interesting image all the same.

4 Aug 2012 9:25am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

I love this image, this is eye-catching at least for me.

4 Aug 2012 9:30am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What an amazing abstract you've made out of this terrible scene!!! The surreal, sci-fi feel is absolutely magical! Exceptional creative work Curly! Have a safe weekend!

4 Aug 2012 9:35am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Superbe.

4 Aug 2012 9:38am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is interesting.

4 Aug 2012 10:20am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Colourful beautiful spiral design!

4 Aug 2012 10:51am

Victoria from Sweden

Very nice picture and colos.

4 Aug 2012 11:28am

Victoria from Sweden

"Colors"

4 Aug 2012 11:29am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

bravo curly, is fantastic shot, the best oh the day*****

4 Aug 2012 11:44am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magique cette composition, superbe travail. Bonne journée. *****

4 Aug 2012 11:48am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Superbe composition, une très belle image toute en couleur. Bon weekend.

4 Aug 2012 12:00pm

Veronique from France, Switzerland

interesting way of treatment

4 Aug 2012 12:14pm

marc from granby, Canada

Very nice compo cool perspective

4 Aug 2012 12:36pm

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Amazing change from the original

4 Aug 2012 12:53pm

David from Avranches, France

This has to be my favorite of the Abstracts so far. Great stuff Curly. Have a great weekend.

4 Aug 2012 1:39pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An eye-catching abstract created here where it resembles a colorful abyss!

4 Aug 2012 2:36pm

Didi from Orléans, France

Interesting abstract composition
Well done

4 Aug 2012 3:09pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

strange abstract..with fantastics colors!

4 Aug 2012 3:15pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

So cool image. eyes catching colors. great processing. well done.

4 Aug 2012 3:16pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Best one yet!!

4 Aug 2012 3:16pm

Kiki from Ambert, Auvergne, France

I don't know "pixel bender" but I like your reconstruction !

4 Aug 2012 3:41pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

not sure what I'm looking at but this is a REAL COOL abstract and I can understand the 'album cover' comment.

4 Aug 2012 4:31pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

une inspiration abstraite qui me fait penser à une tour d'escalier....où on se retrouve dans un cercle enfermer,comme dans un monde imaginaire mais qui n'est pas le monde qu'on souhaite voir....un monde où on ne peut plus s'exprimer et ni marcher....

4 Aug 2012 5:09pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Brilliant!

4 Aug 2012 5:13pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

very nice abstract, colors are stunning...

4 Aug 2012 5:46pm

franz from Baden, Austria

amazing effect ... incredible what one can do with a photo !!!

4 Aug 2012 6:48pm

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Dangerous Structure? Also tempting, even though I know it's not really a tunnel... to slide down it!
I have no idea how you got to B from A.... but well done!

4 Aug 2012 7:20pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Interesting shot !

4 Aug 2012 8:07pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

outstanding selective focus. great graphics

4 Aug 2012 10:57pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Impressive twirling of the reality , excellent effect !!! A really interesting and beautiful image ...

5 Aug 2012 12:08am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! What a change from the original picture. Beautiful color. A gorgeous abstract!

5 Aug 2012 12:26am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Super creative !

5 Aug 2012 5:29am

Navin Harish from Noida, India

very nice. I like the perspective and the colours

5 Aug 2012 5:43am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

a downward spiral of destruction - really like this abstract effect

5 Aug 2012 10:02am

sarah from tehran, Iran

well done !!

5 Aug 2012 4:39pm

Sophie from Fournets Luisans, France

beautiful abstract !

5 Aug 2012 6:11pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

is splendid. both color and depth. a big kiss. Alejandra

6 Aug 2012 2:27am

Manola from Bassens, France

strange but so well composed this shot! I love! ;-)

7 Aug 2012 6:41am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

Oooh! Aah! MY favourite - really cool picture! Excellent tones and curves and, wow.

13 Aug 2012 7:00am

Ellebasi from HOFSTADE, Belgium

j'ai failli tomber, aspirée ou force d'attraction. superbes couleurs

31 Dec 2012 12:24am

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Tècnica perfecta by Adela Fonts

PENTAX K100D
1/350 second
F/8.0
ISO 200
30 mm (35mm equiv.)

colour
south-shields
bizz-bar
demolition