The Image That SHOULD Have Won the Apocalypse Assignment!

posted on 31st of january, 2013
>Boy, with a blog title like that, it sounds like someone is chewing on sour grapes. :-) Naw... what happened is the Apocalypse Assignment closed for entries on January 18. On January 19 I was out shooting and came across the perfect background scene for a concept I've been wanting to do for a long time. On the 20th I shot the model, edited the image, and waited a very long time (like everyone else) for the image to be approved.

Many of the Assignment subjects and images really won't sell very well but I enjoy doing them because they're images I normally wouldn't do so it's a nice change of pace. It's also a challenge to teach yourself new photo editing tricks. These skills come in handy for regular stock pictures and other endeavors you immerse yourself in as you progress in your photography career....

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Posted by Rosedarc on February 03, 2013
Nice concept very well put together. I find it a very hard exercise to imagine how to put a puzzle of various images together, and then of course actually putting the pieces in place doesn't often work smoothly. Time consuming too, for sometimes very few sales... tough learning curve but can be a lot of fun.
Posted by Bradcalkins on February 01, 2013
Nice shot :) But what I'm thinking while I'm reading this is how I'm going to get a shot of sour grapes - LOL
Posted by Celiaak on February 01, 2013
Great background on the image production. Creatifity is your key!

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