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This is the Glenelg pier, Adelaide. I spent at least 10 mins waiting for people coming and going to clear out so I could get a shot of the pier alone. As you can see, this didn’t happen. Turns out, I prefer the activity in this one!

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Added a texture from www.deviantart.com stock and blanched out the colour form both texture and photo. Added an omni filter for lighting effect and slight adjustment of contrast.

Canon 50D
18 – 55, 58mm

MCN: C2B15-SQJMR-ES3J4

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adelaide, faded, lamp, parmi, people, pier, sea, sky, texture, water, photomanipulation, manipulation, grunge, scratch, haze, shadow, dark, stain, mark, dust, layer, andrew, paranavitana, nostalgic, nostalgia, old, worn, framed, australia, ocean, bay, marine, person, figure, distance

Andrew is a Melbourne born, independent photographic artist who has exhibited and sold works globally.

Recreating the world as we forgot it..

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Comments

  • Pat Shawyer
    Pat Shawyeralmost 5 years ago

    Beautifully done !

  • Thank you Pat, pleases me that you like it :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • midzing
    midzingalmost 5 years ago

    love this,,, well done Andrew,,,

  • Thank you so much Wendy :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Anne  McGinn
    Anne McGinnalmost 5 years ago

    fantastic job

  • Thank you Anne, much appreciated! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • TextureoftheSin
    TextureoftheSinalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent tones and textures!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Nicoletté Thain Photography
    Nicoletté Thai...almost 5 years ago

    oh I like the treatment, instantly seemed like a 70’s theme

  • Thanks Nic, the whole place reminded me of the 70s when I was there, wanted to bring it back in this :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • AmandaH
    AmandaHalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful work…love the treatment… :o)

  • Thanks so much Amanda! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Peacefulwarrior
    Peacefulwarrioralmost 5 years ago

    now this is gorgeous…… love it!!!

  • Hey mate, thank you very much, really appreciate it!!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • BiographyofRed8
    BiographyofRed8almost 5 years ago

    love the scratchy aged look about it, even the angle of the pier, beautiful work!

  • Thanks a lot mate, very pleased you like this one!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Tara  Turner
    Tara Turneralmost 5 years ago

    fantastic!!

  • Thank you so much Tara, appreciate your support of my work!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Wayne  Pearson
    Wayne Pearsonalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot and clever effects Andrew, I must learn how to do these effects.

  • Thanks Wayne, much appreciated mate!! I’ll send you a bubblemail with how I do them in photoshop :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

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