She was the prettiest 'clip he had ever seen... by George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)
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Part of an ongoing project called “project 1/52”. My selected theme is “The time and life of the ’Clips family”, a series of surreal anthropomorphic paperclips.

Not sure yet if I will add the rest to RedBubble yet, but you can find the whole series here: Paperclips are people too!

[Sony a580; Sigma 17-70, F/16, 1/125sec, side flash; ISO-100; LR3]

My grandfather was a serious amateur photographer in the ’20s and ’30s, leaving me a legacy of stereoscopic pictures and equipment. The bug passed through the genes to my father and to me. I started taking pictures seriously when I was 11 and I spent most of my teenage years in and out of the darkroom. University, work and kids put photography on pause but my first digital camera in 2006 re-kindled my interest. RB has given me a vehicle for sharing my work and for learning so much.

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  • Nathalie Chaput
    Nathalie Chaputover 2 years ago

    Great shot my friend!!!

  • Thanks! How could I resist this? :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 2 years ago

    Good to see you, George, & this entry into the Paperclips challenge (not to mention the Valentine theme) is excellent. Love the title, too. Good luck! ~ Sheila

  • Thank you my friend. It’s been a while since I posted anything here. The ’clips series keeps me busy these days :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonover 2 years ago

    Love this one!! …… was waiting for the coloured ones! :))

  • Thanks Wendi :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Themis
    Themisover 2 years ago

    :-) Very cute, very well done! I hope they went on a date last night :-)

  • Of course they did!! :-))

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • KParapantaki
    KParapantakiover 2 years ago

    You don’t cease to amaze me!

  • Themis
    Themisover 2 years ago

    Congratulations, this picture has been voted in a top-ten place in the Paperclips challenge, and will be featured on the Photography Challenge Group overview page

    Please don’t forget to enter this image in our April Avatar Challenge

  • Many thanks for the feature too! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehover 2 years ago

    Hehe; I remember seeing this on on the facebook page. I may not have had the time to see everything you’ve uploaded in the past couple of month; but I’m now on my way to pursuing my art full time now (I hope) and will hopefully keep up to date from now on. Funny how the very first work I saw from you was on a small object and seeing what you do now.

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