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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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:iconandreabeslic:
AndreaBeslic Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured: [link] :clap: :hug:
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:iconqauz:
QAuZ Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
Hi! This great work has been featured in [link] :hug: :heart:
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:iconcocooue:
Cocooue Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Student Photographer

Hi
I've featured your work in my latest journal. you may check that out :hug:
[link]
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for your support! :wave:
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:iconocean-dance:
ocean-dance Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
you lost both birds in one day?? :icontearfulplz:
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah. I guess death of one came as a shock to another. They're very fragile. :(
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:iconocean-dance:
ocean-dance Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012
that's the worst, :icontearsplz:
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:iconsome-bored-girl:
some-bored-girl Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, wonderful picture... <3
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, it means so much. :)
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:iconleo-pride:
leo-pride Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011  Student Photographer
Lovely piece of work.
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, I'm glad you like it! :)
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:iconmissmercer007:
missmercer007 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome work :D
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Glad you like it! :)
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:iconpaxipeanut:
PaxiPeanut Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Student Photographer
I hope you don't mind, but I used your picture as an example of what 'Bokeh' is in #Camera-dont-matter's journal: [link]
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
That's ok! :)
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:iconendlessdark14:
EndlessDark14 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your wonderful work has been featured here: [link] :aww:
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for you support! :)
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:iconendlessdark14:
EndlessDark14 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome. :aww:
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
A možemo mi i ovako. :D
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:iconendlessdark14:
EndlessDark14 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:laughing: Tek sad videh profil. :shakefist:
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Neka, dogodilo mi se već sto puta. :D
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:iconfireintheblodd:
FireInTheBlodd Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I am sorry for your loss.
This however speaks for itself, beautiful shot. Love the colours an the way it stands out. I really like it.
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for your comment. I would give anything to have them back. :(
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:iconfireintheblodd:
FireInTheBlodd Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
That's ok. I'm really sorry about your birds.
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:iconeyedoorcinema:
EyeDoorCinema Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Student Photographer
great capture of color and shape
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, I'm glad you like it! :)
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:iconnega224:
nega224 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
Ну, что написать...
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Попробуйте что-нибудь. :)
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:iconnega224:
nega224 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011
Хорошо!
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:iconsharkatac:
sharkatac Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
brilliant! ;)
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:iconshesgotgreyeyes:
shesgotgreyeyes Featured By Owner May 19, 2011
nice bokeh
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:iconamongstheliving:
amongstheliving Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
truly amazing! beautiful shot :D
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:iconpale-recluse:
Pale-Recluse Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry to hear of your loss. We lost one of our birds, a keet, with small birds overheating a teflon pan will release fumes that are fatal to small birds. They are very fragile with short lives and are to be enjoyed while you have them.
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah, I can't believe how fragile thay can be. A little more intense pulse of sound can hurt them.
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:iconpale-recluse:
Pale-Recluse Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
The brightest candle burns short. THey are a bright light in our lives
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:icon00eskimogirl00:
00EskimoGirl00 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Student Photographer
i love your photo! :heart::heart: can i use this to edit one of mine? of course i will give your credit. i will be very grateful if you do :) :aww:
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm glad you like it. :)
Edit in what way? Like a stock photo or...?
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:icon00eskimogirl00:
00EskimoGirl00 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Student Photographer
yep, stock photo. i'll give you the link if it is ok :)
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I guess it's ok then...show me the result. :)
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:icon00eskimogirl00:
00EskimoGirl00 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Student Photographer
here it is: [link] thank you!! :hug:
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Good work! :)
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:iconalexzz-in-wonderland:
Alexzz-In-Wonderland Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi :heart: You've been featured here:[link] :)
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry for the late reply...but thanks for your support. :)
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:iconalexzz-in-wonderland:
Alexzz-In-Wonderland Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
ur welcome ;)
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:iconcjheery:
cjheery Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I forgot to ask you before: what happened to Oscar and Wilde?
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
What happened? Well...they died both the same day. Vets think it was some disease which came with the whole nest they were in. :(
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:iconcjheery:
cjheery Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How sad. :(
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:iconlaki-ilong:
Laki-Ilong Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Ah, I love Bokeh.
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:iconbetaaquilae:
BetaAquilae Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Same here, hehe. :)
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:iconholybasil:
Holybasil Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011
Normally I dislike blocky bokeh balls, but they are such a nice contrast to the round droplets. Good job!
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