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Cape Schanck, Victoria, Australia

Sitting on the balcony, reading a book, I looked up and noticed a crow had perched itself on the television antenna on the roof. I sprinted in, got the camera and took about 80 shots of the bird, and a few of his friends, as they came into frame and landed too.

It took me a while to work out what to do with the shots, and this is the end result of a few solid hours of post processing.

Crows have a strange effect on me, they can calm me and make me feel a bit uneasy at the same time.

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Cropped nine individual shots to squares, layered each in photoshop and arranged them over a square file. Adjusted brightness and contrast of each square, flattened image and added blue, green and underwater filters.

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Canon 50D
55 – 250, 58mm

MCN: C6W35-5JT61-N89VU

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

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Comments

  • Desirée Glanville
    Desirée Glanvillealmost 5 years ago

    That’s very well done Andrew!

  • Hey Daisy, thank you very much! Hope you’re well :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • dani05
    dani05almost 5 years ago

    Very well done and clever!

  • Dani, thanks a lot mate!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • LTPhotography
    LTPhotographyalmost 5 years ago

    Brilliant composition, very creative and original

  • Thank you so much! Really appreciate it :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Andrew Bradsworth
    Andrew Bradsworthalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic treatment Andrew!

  • Thank you very much Andrew!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • scottimages
    scottimagesalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic!! What a great idea. I love crows, & the TV antenna’s a bit of an icon….. Love it!!!

  • I’ve wanted to capture crows for such a long time now, should have seen how fast I ran to the camera lol. Thanks heaps Rosemary :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenalmost 5 years ago

    Looks awesome Andrew……stunning work !!

  • Thank you so much Sean!!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Deon Van Den Berg
    Deon Van Den Bergalmost 5 years ago

    nice work on these mate, you are a ps guru

  • Hey Deon, thanks a lot mate! PS is still like a foreign language to me mate lol!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Luis Ferreiro
    Luis Ferreiroalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic work parmi, love the comic feel of the image. How was the TV reception…lol

  • Thanks so much Luis! Ah you are so right about the comic feel too. Lol, the reception was never really great on the tv!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Naia
    Naiaalmost 5 years ago

    great series and very well treated and framed

  • Thank you very much!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • dove99
    dove99almost 5 years ago

    Outstanding!! I admire your patience. (:

  • Thank you so much Didi! This one was a real test of my patience :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

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