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Creating your own ipad or windows Backdrop

Frozen world 3

The Sea

For anyone who knows me by now you will have noticed that I love getting creative with almost anything that can produce an image from scanners to pin hole, film to digital. I also love to spend as much time as possible at a beach over the weekend.

One weekend while sitting on a beach watching molly swim and the waves roll in, I was looking a the pebbles and the colours that the water created on them. I have tried many times to bring some home but by the time they are dry the colours have faded so much you wonder why you bothers with them.

Well an idea came to me, this being to put them in water and freeze them then using a flash gun on the other side of the block of Ice to back light the ice and pebbles see if I could record the colours for good.

I am very happy with the result and think these images make for a wonderful Windows or Ipad backdrop, have a go! you could freeze almost anything and as its spring why not flower or leafs etc…

Frozen world 2

Frozen world 1

11 responses

  1. 1annecasey

    Wow – incredibly creative, Nigel. Great images – would be really pretty for textile prints too!!

    May 2, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    • Thank Anne πŸ™‚

      I love our almost daily chats πŸ™‚

      Yes that’s true when I did my arts and craft course sometime back we did rug making and loom work, these could be the design work already done!

      Thank you Anne πŸ™‚

      May 2, 2013 at 12:27 pm

  2. My you are very creative Nigel! Fantastic results!

    May 2, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    • Thank you Norma, going to have a GO !! ?

      May 2, 2013 at 12:54 pm

      • Yes I’l have to try it πŸ™‚

        May 2, 2013 at 12:54 pm

      • Just have a towel at hand and some gloves for the cold ice!! πŸ™‚

        Cannot wait to see the results, Maybe some down under Autumn colours

        you could put the ice against a window with the sun light!

        May 2, 2013 at 12:57 pm

      • Great ideas! πŸ™‚

        May 2, 2013 at 12:58 pm

  3. Photography reminds me that every moment, every perspective is to be treasured .

    May 2, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    • Thank you Rebecca πŸ™‚ Nigel

      May 2, 2013 at 11:54 pm

      • πŸ™‚ My pleasure..

        May 3, 2013 at 12:10 am

      • Going for some of these ZZZ’s talk tomorrow πŸ™‚

        May 3, 2013 at 12:34 am

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