Dream State by Helen Vercoe

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Nikon D90 18-200mm VR lens ISO 200 f/5.6 8 sec exposure tripod

Straight from the camera – no adjustments whatsoever :)

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Top 10 Finish in The Weekend Photographer group challenge – It’s So Sparkly – April 2011

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This sculpture in Norwood, Adelaide is a series of rings of different sizes with inscriptions around the inside of the rings with stories of people’s memories of living in Norwood, or who have lived there. At night they are illuminated in different colours, which is quite striking against the silver of the rings.
I am quite fascinated with these rings, as you can see by the various images of them, especially when experimenting with moving the focal length on a long exposure. The results are always different.
Originally I didn’t think much of this image and considered subjecting it to some post processing in iphoto by toning down the highlights a touch, sharpening the image somewhat to make it pop and play with the contrast – however I am glad I didn’t. Thanks for all the amazing feedback – very much appreciated :D

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light, rays, trees, cars, shine, glow, helen vercoe

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light, rays, trees, cars, shine, glow, helen vercoe


  • Adriano Carrideo
    Adriano Carrideoabout 4 years ago

    Love it, great capture

  • Thanks Adriano! :)

    – Helen Vercoe

  • KLPJPhoto
    KLPJPhotoabout 4 years ago

    Wow that is very cool. Not exactly sure what I am looking at, but, I like it.

  • Hey Ken – I only just realised I missed your comment – my apologies :( Glad you think it’s cool despite not knowing what it is!? lol

    – Helen Vercoe

  • T-Pot
    T-Potabout 4 years ago

  • Oh wow! Cool!! Thanks so much T-Pot, very chuffed indeed to be included with some beautiful images :D

    – Helen Vercoe

  • Darlene Lankford Honeycutt
    Darlene Lankfo...about 4 years ago

    Fascinating! So what/how was it done? =D

  • Hi Darlene – thanks so much for stopping by and most glad you like the shot :) I have added more info on the image which I hope answers your question ;)

    – Helen Vercoe

  • Colin  Williams Photography
    Colin William...about 4 years ago

    This is superb work !! – Colin

  • Wicked – thanks heaps Colin! Tickled pink you like the shot. Cheers :)

    – Helen Vercoe

  • Dylan Coombe
    Dylan Coombeabout 4 years ago

    Sensational effect Helen! Really like it. The pieces you are photographing remind me of some of Jenny Holzer’s LED work

  • So glad you like it Dylan – thanks! I see what you mean with the Jenny Holzer reference – I had to google her and glad I did! Such interesting work :)

    – Helen Vercoe

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks Rene – so cool to have this banner on my page :D yippee

    – Helen Vercoe

  • KatWolfe
    KatWolfeabout 4 years ago

    A powerful light show! Wow!
    Congrats on your feature!~Kat

  • Many thanks KatWolfe – it is a wonderful sculpture with endless photographic possibilities :D

    – Helen Vercoe

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonabout 4 years ago

    I think it’s awesome!! Didn’t realize it was lit up at night. Cool.

  • Thanks Wendi :) There are street and car lights lighting up the area but the rings are lit up on the inside rim with different colours lighting up the stories – very cool indeed. The extra long exposure here probably makes it brighter than it is as well. Glad you like it Wendi :D

    – Helen Vercoe

  • Dora Artemiadi
    Dora Artemiadiabout 4 years ago

    This is a great picture. You used a technic that I really like to see (I haven’t tried it yet as I haven’t found the proper subject)Congrats

  • Thanks Dora – gald you like it :) I really enjoy doing this effect for the varied results and use many different subjects, mostly lit subjects at night but recently did a tree at sunset which was interesting! Good luck with trying it and I’d love to see what you come up with :)

    – Helen Vercoe

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