Fall Fantasy

Fall Fantasy

By David Belsham

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Dancing Through The Fire

Dancing Through The Fire

The lines of the model and a line from a Paul Weller song came together to create this image.

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Wild Cat

Wild Cat

A beautiful model demanded a setting to match.

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Keeping An Eye On The Clock

Keeping An Eye On The Clock

A friend on a tight schedule commented that he needed to keep an eye on the clock. This was the outcome.

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Lost In Thought

Lost In Thought

A beautiful photograph given a painterly treatment.

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Pot-pourri

Pot-pourri

By David Belsham

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At The End Of The Day

At The End Of The Day

The original image was of a neglected and rather forlorn garden statuette that I stumbled across.

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Ruelles De France

Ruelles De France

These views were gathered in the course of a visit to some of the historic cities of southern France.

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The Ghosts That Walk Amongst Us

The Ghosts That Walk Amongst Us

A crowded place, and yet most of the time each individual is unaware of those surrounding them, as though they were in a different reality.

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Transient Beauty

Transient Beauty

This image evolved over time. It began as a pretty picture of some sunflowers in an unusual vase titled 'Essentially Provençal'. As the flowers began to die off I created a second image originally titled 'All Things Must Pass...'. I then brought the two images together with some additional elements...

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Celeste

Celeste

Based on a studio portrait, Celeste is now at one with the universe.

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The Form Of A Woman #1

The Form Of A Woman #1

One of a series of minimalist nude studies capturing graceful curves and planes picked out by the light.

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The Form Of A Woman #2

The Form Of A Woman #2

One of a series of minimalist nude studies capturing graceful curves and planes picked out by the light.

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The Form Of A Woman #3

The Form Of A Woman #3

One of a series of minimalist nude studies capturing graceful curves and planes picked out by the light.

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Quicksilver And Blue

Quicksilver And Blue

This began as a 'happy accident' while experimenting with different treatments for the image. I was content to accept my luck and follow where it led me, and this was the eventual outcome.

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Anyone For Tea?

Anyone For Tea?

I spotted this little set of hand decorated items in the window of a bric-a-brac shop and I had to buy it. When I got it home, the challenge was to create an image that showed it off as I saw it.

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Child Of The Earth

Child Of The Earth

This piece took on a life of it's own. By the time I'd finished basic retouching of the model image I knew there was one, and only one, background texture in my library which would do it justice. Once that was in place, the overlaid image on her skin was hardly any more difficult to choose.

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The Perfect Wave

The Perfect Wave

Simply a celebration of light and the human form. Awarded a gold medal by the Photographic Alliance Of Great Britain (PAGB).

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Out Of The Darkness

Out Of The Darkness

I chose this treatment to accentuate the fine features of the model with the minimum of distractions.

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Sentinels

Sentinels

This is my interpretation of a view across Bahia Pollença in Mallorca towards Alcudia. The seedheads appeared to me to be looking out for intruders.

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Irida With Stardust

Irida With Stardust

I took my colour cue from her beautiful chestnut mane and created an abstract textured background to set her off. I added a dusting of stars to balance the composition.

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All Just Cogs In The Machine

All Just Cogs In The Machine

This piece began in a fit of playfulness and developed into a wry comment on the world I left behind when I retired.

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