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sunny side up

I was going to enter this photo in the final of Survivor: Flickr Island. But it's not a photo. Well, it's four photos, if you count the dirt layer.


Shots like this amaze and bother me. I used no special photography skill here except that I can take a crisp photo of flames, a stove, and a sunflower.


The real art was the thought, the concept. And the craft was the execution of it. It was a quick job, too--erasing the background of a flame and a flower, adding a drop shadow, clicking a setting on the layers.


So this isn't my entry, in spite of the fact that it's fucking cool! I'm proud of it as art, but I don't consider it photography. It's my own problem, perhaps. But I think others share the frustration in trying to determine what it is.




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Taken on September 16, 2009