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Like Bright Lights in a Dim World | by Rachel.Melton
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Like Bright Lights in a Dim World

"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present." - Francis Bacon

 

This is really more than just a photo. As a matter of fact, it's only a half photo. The rest is digital stuff. We can call it a hybrid of some sort. The base photo is down in the comments. That was paired along with a stock cracked dirt texture (overlaid over the dirt) and a stock filament image which you can see faintly in the bulb. The rest was painting, layers, layer masks and layer blend modes. And then there were layers. ;-)

 

It took a couple of hours to do, since I don't have CS anything yet. Nonetheless, it was very fun, and I'm pretty happy with it!

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Taken on December 12, 2012