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© Deborah Downes
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I just had to return to the Dallas dance studio where my granddaughters take lessons. This time I wanted to capture images of Ashlyn (5), my youngest granddaughter, and her partner and friend, Mateo, in action and interacting with their excellent teacher, Rebecca. I captured this shot through the screened viewing window with reflections of doorways and an outside tree. What you’re seeing is the reflection in the mirrored wall of the studio. It wasn’t until later I realized I also snapped a mirrored image of Sasha, my oldest granddaughter, peeking through the window of the studio’s door. As far as the processing, I had fun experimenting with the pencil sketch feature of Picnik and then added some of the original colors.

15 responses

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (23 Mar 2011):

    Wow! I love the interplay of these 4 people. Particularly that face peering through the glass. The grain is a nice textural touch.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (23 Mar 2011):

    I really like the work you've done, and what a great surprise to find Sasha in the photo as well.

  • Kim Bullock

    Kim Bullock said (23 Mar 2011):

    Fun shot!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (23 Mar 2011):

    So nicely done, Deb! A wonderful treasured shot! They look as if they are having so much fun!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    I agree with everyone, love the processing, tones, subject..such a great entry Deborah

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    Amazing and fun!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    So cute, very nice Deborah.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (25 Mar 2011):

    I love it!! Great energy!! Beautiful tones and that face peeking in puts it over the top! Excellent!!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (25 Mar 2011):

    Love the effects.. wonderful image!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (25 Mar 2011):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (in a most critically acclaimed way).

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (25 Mar 2011):

    mi piace il quarto viso sullo specchio, bella!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (26 Mar 2011):

    It reminds me of a dream sequence or a mirage capturing an endearing moment in time and I love the face of your granddaughter, Sasha peeking through the window....Excellent!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (30 Mar 2011):

    you hit this one out of the park! fannnnnntastic.

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (10 Apr 2011):

    Love the whole series Deborah....!!!! :)

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever   gave props (21 Apr 2011):

    Love this images Deborah!

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