Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Satellite view -

"The Archaeologist's Dig"
manipulated digital photograph by Mick Mather
- original photograph by John M. Mora -

"... can you see anything? ... "
- Lord Carnarvan

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Blogger SusuPetal said...

Fun to compare with the original.

The texture of your manipulation really looks like the surface of earth or some other forgotten place.

6:09 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

I've been playing quite a bit lately and this piece is another of that sort of began to breathe by itself. Of course, working with one of John's fantastic photographs is a challenge straight out of the gate.

6:41 AM  
Blogger hpy said...

Masonry - by an artist.

7:22 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

One brick on top of another, Hélène?

7:27 AM  
Blogger John M. Mora said...

This one is amazing and I thought so when I first opened it - I cannot tell which phto of mine you used....beautiful.

12:04 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

Thanks very much, John ... for the comment and, especially, for your generous permission and willingness to allow me to collaborate. I link to the original photograph here. I also link to the photo and your blog beneath the title. :)

12:14 PM  
Blogger John M. Mora said...

Mick, I have the IQ of a mouse that likes ripe cheese...do not tell anyone or they will set out a trap for me with brie....your art is beautiful.

1:10 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

John M. Mora:
LMAO! ... or, as you might say:

(Funny, it was the quote that I was certain would elicit guffaws - never underestimate a brie lover)

3:53 PM  
Blogger Elegia said...

I can see an elephant hagning there (up and right). Can you see it?

11:58 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

a wonderful collaboration!!!!

3:45 PM  
Blogger Lucky Dip Lisa said...

I like what you did, it does look like a mummified find, which is ofcourse a treasure.

2:29 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

I do see it! I can even hear it trumpeting.

Than you, Kim, drop by again soon.

Lucky Dip Lisa:
All of the field of archaeology is somewhat of a treasure hunt. :)

6:17 AM  

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