Church Cemetery Inverted

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© Andrea Petersen
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As a dream when one awaketh...Psalms 73: 20

It might seem like a dream
Where colors are inverted
As head stones stand in light
For the dead converted
In a church yard at night.
Poetry by me AJP

I am not sure what made me decide to use the negative filter on this church yard cemetery picture that I shot a few years ago but it did make an unusual effect. From the negative filter I then converted the color into black and white as I felt the colored version was too much on the unreal side.

I shot this after a lutefisk supper in October of 2008 as we were leaving the church.. It reminds me of being white washed with snow .....In the bottom of the picture you can see the shadows are turned white of my husband and I where I am shooting the picture.

Please view in Light box for best results! Thank you!

Thank you so much Barbara Kurth for the spotlight on 3-25-2014! Very appreciated!!!

24 responses

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (24 Mar 2014):

    Very unique this way Andrea. I love the effect. Great entry!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (24 Mar 2014):

    Thank you for loving it, Donna...I just felt like I had to do something different than the norm
    to portray a cemetery church yard..

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (24 Mar 2014):

    A very unique and beautiful entry!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer gave props (24 Mar 2014):

    I actually tried this myself today after shooting in a cemetery. Mine was not so good, your image is way more successful !

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (24 Mar 2014):

    A lightbox must!!! I really like this reverted view of your photo, it is beautiful and unique!!!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (24 Mar 2014):

    I love the effect of the negative filter.. it makes for a striking and beautiful image! A great entry Andrea!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Wonderful & spooky entry, Andrea!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone   gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    AWESOME !!!

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth   said (25 Mar 2014):

    This caught my eye right away Andrea ! How original and creative !! I love it and the scripture is so perfect for this !

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Creative indeed! A standout!!

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Well done!

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte   gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Very creative entry!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Hey, this almost looks infra red! I like how this turned out!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Upon further inspection, the shadows add a lil spookyness!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    So different.....I love it.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross   gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Very creative processing, Andrea! I really like this wonderful photo. Very well done!!

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (25 Mar 2014):

    Whoa! Very catchy; love the clean lines and stark contrasts.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (26 Mar 2014):

    Love it!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (26 Mar 2014):

    A beautiful entry Andrea!

  • Ken O'Brien

    Ken O'Brien gave props (27 Mar 2014):

    This is just stunning,wonderful entry.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (28 Mar 2014):

    Wow! The filter has worked very well!! Outstanding outcome!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (28 Mar 2014):

    Love the effect. A must see in the lightbox.

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (29 Mar 2014):

    Beautiful composition and tones!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Apr 2014):

    Walkin' to the head of the line in JPG's Theme Park!

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