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The inspiration for this image came from the talented Tracy Wallace and her beautiful image Clumsy Misfortune. I wondered what had happened to the clumsy girl-clown as she grew up, and all grown up was created. Now the clumsy girl-clown has retired. She is no longer entertaining the nightly crowds that stream in to the Big Top to watch her perform her amazing super-flying trapeze act. She has bought herself a little cottage, near the sea where the pounding waves crash day and night and roar just like the crowd did when she performed her daily feats for their pleasure.

special thanks to Mrs Eileen Kelly for modelling the mary-jane slippers and wearing her bed socks during the day just for me! Thank you!

Please visit Tracy Wallace’s gallery, her creations are beautiful.

photographer, wife, mother, friend, blogger, good listener & talker, lover of shoes and all things shiny and pretty

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  • midzing
    midzingover 6 years ago

    beautiful image,,love the earthy tones… well done

  • Smile
    Smileover 6 years ago

    This image is fantastic, the tones are wonderful, excellent work!

  • Ian Moses
    Ian Mosesover 6 years ago

    I like what you do with your images and it is amazing what can be seen when you get up close.

  • ha ha ha – should I be worried at what’s seen up close??

    – Adriana Glackin

  • Ian Moses
    Ian Mosesover 6 years ago

    dabble in those photographs the colour, texture and the leather of the shoes including the stitching makes for an interesting image. Then you add the background.

  • Oh, that’s alright, then. =)

    – Adriana Glackin

  • Ian Moses
    Ian Mosesover 6 years ago

    I like photographs that have a number points of interest that make you have to look and the more you look the more you see.

  • Dana DiPasquale
    Dana DiPasqualeover 6 years ago

    i love the treatment. i’m amazed by how you do that!

  • iffymood
    iffymoodover 6 years ago

    Fantastic processing and texturing, great light, nice work.

  • Lam Tran
    Lam Tranover 6 years ago

    Fantastic capture and design! Lovely tone and framing!

  • tracywallace
    tracywallaceover 6 years ago

    Very imaginative Dabble. Wonder if there will be anymore?

  • Ooo, imagine baby mary-janes…

    – Adriana Glackin

  • Kay Patterson
    Kay Pattersonover 6 years ago

    Feet and their shoes with a lifes tale — I think the pictures are great!

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