Monday, 26 October 2009

I ♥ Faces - Week 42 - “Halloween Dress-Up”

"All dressed up with nowhere to go!"

We don't celebrate Halloween in our family at all -we discuss it, and then let it pass. So instead I have entered a photo I took back in July of my daughter (on the right of the photo with wand in the air) at her ballet open day (the rules say; "If you do not celebrate Halloween, feel free to enter a photo of anyone who is in dress-up for another occasion...").

I was annoyed I chopped of their feet, but I loved the 'bored urban fairies' feel of the photo - leaned against the brick wall with painted goal post and flaky paintwork :D

The only editing this has had is noise reduction, and fiddling with the colour level and contrast in Windows Gallery fix - no Photoshop or Picnik!

I won't be visiting to many blogs this week as I don't support the whole 'Halloween is fun' ethos, but if you're OK with that, then everyone else's entries can be found over at I ♥ Faces :D

10 comments:

Life with Kaishon 26 October 2009 at 15:31  

This is one of my favorite pictures so far : ) Really lovely! Bored fairies! Fabulous.

e miller photography-Salem Oregon Photography 26 October 2009 at 16:14  

love the feel of this photo! We don't "do" Halloween in our house either! Nice to see someone like-minded!

Candy 26 October 2009 at 19:08  

Love this photo!

Alice 27 October 2009 at 00:50  

beautiful picture - i love the color and the post-processing you did. really nice!

i didn't post, but you are welcome to come on over for a visit anytime :)

Melissa 27 October 2009 at 01:16  

Oh I like this one!

Becca 27 October 2009 at 02:31  

sweet shot! I love the contrast between the pretty ballerinas and the brick wall :-)

the kringalings 27 October 2009 at 18:08  

Bored urban faries - great description of a great pic!

texasholly 28 October 2009 at 03:05  

Love the pic. I grew up not celebrating Halloween either. My mom never thought it was something that should be celebrated.

Hayley 28 October 2009 at 11:28  

Great photo!

Ali 28 October 2009 at 14:20  

I just adore this shot! I love how you described this picture and how it definitely shows on their faces! Great capture!

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