Africa

Discussion in 'General Gallery' started by cillie, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. cillie

    cillie TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2004
    Messages:
    48
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    South Africa
    I was recently asked to submit a tender to the South african Post Office to take photos for their new stamp and envelope range.

    With the tender I had to include 3 photos. 1 of an aids ribbon, 1 of ndebele doll and one of a composition of the two.

    I decided I had to do something different than what the other guys would do.


    [​IMG]
    Aids ribbon placed inside inflated condom. High Speed photo of bursting condom moments after being punctured.


    [​IMG]
    Photo of Ndebele initiation doll surrounded by some detail/macro photos


    [​IMG]
    Aids ribbon inside water with Ndebele doll’s reflection captured in water drop.




    Soooo? What do you think. Is it a bit over the top?
     
  2. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2004
    Messages:
    34,814
    Likes Received:
    814
    Location:
    Lower Saxony, Germany
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos NOT OK to edit
    Wow, these are all great and I very much love the last one, the combination of the Ndebele doll and the AIDS ribbon! Your idea is very creative and the solution came out perfect! But also the first high-speed pic is ... wow! It had me look and wonder and wonder how on earth it could be done. Then I finally read what you wrote underneath...

    For a stamp, though, I'd probably go for your Ndebele doll collage. That would make a very colourful stamp and I'd certainly go and buy THAT for a nice airmail letter to someone who appreciates nice stamps (like myself ;)).
     
  3. woodsac

    woodsac TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2005
    Messages:
    5,712
    Likes Received:
    260
    Location:
    In a black hole
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos NOT OK to edit
    I think you've paid respect very well :thumbup:

    I agree with Corinna, #1 is very interesting and original, but I think that the second one is best suited for a stamp.


    That 'winking' cow caught me off guard :lol:
     
  4. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2004
    Messages:
    34,814
    Likes Received:
    814
    Location:
    Lower Saxony, Germany
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos NOT OK to edit
    Oh my! Only now that you are mentioning it, Woody, am I seeing that "winking cow" ... in the avatar! Whoo!
     
  5. cillie

    cillie TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2004
    Messages:
    48
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    South Africa
    thanx guys. The submitted photos wil not go on a stamp. They needed something to judge the photographers on. ie composition, creativety etc.

    glad you like my cow!
     
  6. magicmonkey

    magicmonkey TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2006
    Messages:
    579
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Bristol, UK
    WOW! That third picture has to be one of the most creative and well executed shots I've ever seen, congratulations!
     
  7. Rob

    Rob TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2005
    Messages:
    6,217
    Likes Received:
    134
    Location:
    London
    Great work. Excellent job with the refraction in the splash!

    Rob
     
  8. cillie

    cillie TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2004
    Messages:
    48
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    South Africa
    Thanks Rob! It took me a while to figure out where to place the doll.
     

Share This Page