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Free texture: Sandstone evil eye

Better seen large on black, and is an amazing eyeful at original size.


Yesterday's Quebec City sunset photo managed to find some success. But it wasn't really "a photo with added texture", but rather an "overlay diptych", a blend of 2 equally important shots. One was a Quebec sunset photo, and this was the other.


This is a close-up of a small slab of sandstone being sold in Gifts from the Earth, a wonderful shop in Carrot Common on Danforth Ave in Toronto. I took it in May 2008 and uploaded later that month and dumped it in a few groups and sets. Since then, in just over a year, it garnered 27 views, 0 comments and 0 faves.


Almost nobody cared about my stuff on Flickr a year ago, and honestly, most of it wasn't that good. (Now it is better, but still not good enough). But I always liked this shot, and always thought it was one of my most under-rated items. For the shot yesterday I flipped, tweaked and twiddled, but here it is as originally uploaded.




This free texture has a Creative Commons Attribution License. You may use this image, even commercially, or alter it -- provided that you acknowlege me as its original creator, preferably with a link back to this photo page, or to my profile page, or to my Photostream. I would also appreciate it very much if you could leave a comment on the photo page (or the relevant set) with a link to the photo you used it in. This in turn may give me and others some good ideas, and keep the virtuous cycle spiraling upward. :-)


NOTE: If you actually want to use this as a texture, leave a comment below or just fave it. That way, if I can find a better version of this, I can give you a nudge when it is available.

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Taken on May 12, 2008