Le Labyrinth Cretienne dans la Forêt Ancienne

A title in French always sounds ‘très chique’ 😉 Translated it means ‘The Cretan Labyrinth in the Ancient Forest’. You see; French is not that difficult except when you are in conversation with French people because they talk so fast that it seems that they forget half of the words…

Anyway this is an imaginary with 25 layers (textures) of the labyrinth in Platbos; the Southernmost ancient forest of the African Continent of which I recently published some pictures (see link). All layers/textures are derived from images I made in this forest.

As usual with my imaginaries: I am watching you.

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Imaginary: Feet are made for walking

For this imaginary I used 23 different (refined) textures for the background. Here and there I added the running kids, my feet and other (hardly visible) objects between the layers. For the ‘finishing touch’ I used (with many times an ‘undo’) the ‘content aware’ tool of Photoshop.

This imaginary is inspired by the Russian born artist Marc Chagall. All used images were made within a radius of 2 km from my home.

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Textures

A few of the textures I use for background layers of photo-imaginaries. All natural but after some processing including HDR-toning etc. At the moment a collection of a few hundred to choose from. These layers add some depth. They are an ‘art’ of their own … 😉