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Tea.........best drink of the day.

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 29 August 2012 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

No matter what the weather, a cup of tea always cheers you up!

I think this was taken at the Tyne Tees Run this year in the Bents Park, South Shields. I haven't really had time to check the exif, as I almost forgot that I had to post something for today, so it's all been done in a rush. I'm working a long one today, so I'll catch up with you all tomorrow.

I don't know why but there seems to have been vintage cars at just about every event down in the park this summer. I'll be honest I was drawn by the distinctly "Wimbledon" colours rather than just the car itself.

I made this "Droste effect" with the Pixel Bender plug in for PS CS5.

Now I've got some work to do.........can you believe I only have one further picture made ready for publication?

PENTAX K100D 1/250 second F/5.6 ISO 800 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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arvin from sari, Iran

Very very nice
Good Shot
5*

29 Aug 2012 5:48am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice shot and fascinating effect. Tea is our nations cure all and long may it be so

29 Aug 2012 5:50am

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

nice processing Curly.... Tea is indeed the best drink...

29 Aug 2012 5:53am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5***

29 Aug 2012 5:55am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

This works really well. A cup of tea is a real comforter

29 Aug 2012 6:04am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Marrant l'effet

Bonne journée

29 Aug 2012 6:07am

Calusarus from ST SORLIN EN VALLOIRE, France

Excellent processing

29 Aug 2012 6:16am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Amazing effect. Nice idea and realisation.

29 Aug 2012 6:22am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Exceptional processing - very imaginative

29 Aug 2012 6:41am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

How creative!! well done!

29 Aug 2012 6:54am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Terrific swirls of green here, Curly!

29 Aug 2012 7:00am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

I have the clear impression of being under a green shed

29 Aug 2012 7:10am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Tea, brolly, rain- it don't get much more Brit than that

29 Aug 2012 7:13am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Génial avec cet effet, splendide travail. Bonne journée.

29 Aug 2012 7:37am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Looks like a half tunnel of tea an car, unusual!!

29 Aug 2012 7:46am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Blimey what sort of tea was that.....Peyote? :)

29 Aug 2012 7:59am

farNaaz from Iran, Iran

Color , process , every thing here is great .

29 Aug 2012 9:37am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales Boy), Germany

Hey Curly !! What was in that tea !!??

29 Aug 2012 10:14am

Sam from Chennai, India

Yes, Tea is the best drink, but this image is the best post of the day. Lovely Green and wonderful effect.
Great, Curly. :)

29 Aug 2012 10:16am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

I like the droste effect - I see an outstretched birds wing

29 Aug 2012 10:34am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, that's some distinctive processing, Curly.

29 Aug 2012 1:15pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

I totally agree with you!!! A cup of tea is always a good time!

29 Aug 2012 2:10pm

Lluís from Canet de Mar, Spain

very creative!

29 Aug 2012 3:09pm

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland

Looks like very interesting tea... :)

29 Aug 2012 3:41pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

A wonderful effect, Curly ... and very, very green!
Can one be British and not care for tea? <grin>

29 Aug 2012 4:04pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Tea is always a good idea.

29 Aug 2012 4:40pm

David from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Just another fantastic extension to your photographic eye for material. Great colour.

29 Aug 2012 5:29pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Very nice capture and an artistic effect. Good luck !!

29 Aug 2012 5:31pm

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Love your presentation of this image!

29 Aug 2012 5:52pm

franz from Baden, Austria

startling effect ... and very intriguing! good luck with your other photos ... ;-))

29 Aug 2012 6:09pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Super effect here Curly! Well done! ;-)

29 Aug 2012 6:22pm

Mowgli from Nice, France

So green! good original treatment.

29 Aug 2012 7:03pm

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Excellent, this is true that tea is a lovely time. Great shot.

29 Aug 2012 8:25pm

ruthiebear from Titusville,NJ, United States

I feel like I am spinning inside a whirlwind - great effect! As for the tea...I'll take my coffee, please.

29 Aug 2012 8:29pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Tea on a rainy day sounds like a great idea. I love the effect!

29 Aug 2012 9:50pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A terrific st-st-stuttering effect that I find very interesting. Love that color, too !!

29 Aug 2012 10:06pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic image and nice moment captured ... I love tea!

29 Aug 2012 11:42pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Curly, you're twisting my mind with this twirling image ... Very creative and funny image !!! Excellent processing

30 Aug 2012 12:03am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Love how this leeds you to the couple!
The grass is messing with my head :-D
If you've got one picture ready to go you are one up on me

30 Aug 2012 4:34am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Awesome! Bravo!

30 Aug 2012 1:30pm

John Downey from Geneva, United States

Kinda cool - I like it. I'm usually not one for post processing, but you seem to have a flair for putting together stuff I actually like. Not that putting stuff together that I like will get you far in life, but hey - it's something.... :-)

1 Sep 2012 1:19am

P@sc@le from Nevers, France

Excellent effect !

1 Sep 2012 5:46am

Hiro from Japan

Well done !

1 Sep 2012 7:46am

STEED from D, France

Ouf !!!!! Your"Completely Crazy World's "always there...........Stars for this one I Love,Friend.....

1 Sep 2012 1:32pm

You Know Me from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Reminds me a bit of a peacock fan.

2 Sep 2012 8:40am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

I like the creative effect you achieved!

2 Sep 2012 1:56pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Cool effect....nice

9 Sep 2012 3:21pm

PENTAX K100D
1/250 second
F/5.6
ISO 800
27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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