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This long silence by BetaAquilae This long silence by BetaAquilae
It will rain for a million years...

R.I.P Oscar and Wilde. :(

Oscar and Wilde were two finches I got for my *antoanette for our anniversary. Today, they passed away. We'll miss you so much! :(

Update: We want to thank you all for so much support! It means so much to us. Also, I think Oscar and Wilde appreciate it too wherever they are! :wave:

Update 2: Wow, thank you so much for DD, it made my day!! And also, thanks to my *antoanette for being such a support! :love::wave:

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Daily Deviation

Given 2008-12-20
This long silence by =BetaAquilae is a visually stimulating abstraction with a touching story behind it. The suggester wrote, "This photo is not only beautiful but it was also inspired by something so emotional and personal, which was in this way shared with other people; the photo is dedicated to two beautiful little finches who recently died." ( Suggested by antoanette and Featured by opioid )
:iconjakesexception:
Enough people try to take shots like this, and most of them fail miserably, but not you, not here.

The bright reds compliment the subtle blues and greys, while keeping true to the scene. The only problems I have with this, are that the raindrops seem to be more pixelated than they should be.

I can imagine this picture blossoming into something more agreeable if the colours and droplets appeared more natural, rather than edited. I'm only holding back marks in the 'Technique' area, as the photogaph itself could have been better.

Nevertheless, this is still a beautiful image, and I'd be more than happy to recommend this as a 'Daily Deviation'. Well done, 'BetaAquilae'.
What do you think?
The Artist thought this was FAIR
13 out of 16 deviants thought this was fair.

:iconcelestialangel:
I'm going to have to disagree with the most recent 'critique' in reference to this deviation. Let's get into this, shall we? First off, this pic. is jus' awesome in my opinion, because I'm a fan of the "bokeh" effect and this one is done nicely.

From what I've seen, I'm assumin' the water droplets were merged with the original photograph? Unless I read that wrong, if so, it's realism is blended in well, if not, then it's still great. The red and yellow is what really draws my attention of focus while the blues fade out... Great work.

Secondly, kind of strayin' away from the subject at hand, but a larger piece of this would be awesome, I'm going to use it as a stock if you don't mind.


~Chris
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5 out of 6 deviants thought this was fair.

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TheCameraGirl Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Saturday, BetaAquilae! This piece was a part of my recent journal feature, Rainy Days. :raincloud:
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LuanaRPhotography Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Student Photographer
Fora :). Boje i koncept.
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:iconmalaugusto:
malaugusto Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013   Photographer
This superb work has been featured here: 50 Captivating Examples of Bokeh Photography.
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:iconlomatic:
lomatic Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing shot great work!
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Lilith1995 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I featured your beautiful photo here [link]
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EliseEnchanted Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Student Photographer
Featured here: [link]
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for your support! :)
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Zayoon Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
So Beautiful :aww:
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, I'm glad you like it. :)
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Juliaisnotme Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I hope you don't mind, but I used your bokeh in my work 'Falling': [link]
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