This is the CHAT thread
The entries thread is HERE
This week's theme is "The Orton Effect". It's a technique where two similar are images are blended, one blurry and one sharp, for a distinctive effect. It can be done in-camera or easily in Photoshop with any image from your library.
A few examples are here
There are several tutorials out there but this one looks good:http://photography.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creating-the-orton-effect-in-photoshop--cms-21902
No restrictions on PP.
Pictures to be taken preferably between now and Sunday 24th July 2016, 23:59, or enter one from your Personal / Camera Cranium Archives if you prefer.
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23:59pm Monday 25th July 2016.
Poll will be up Tuesday 26th July 2016.
Winner to be announced Saturday 30th July 2016.
The Rules for the weekly competition are...
By entering you agree to take responsibility to
Post a topic on the Sunday (or sooner) following your declared win
Create an entries thread
Create a chat thread
Create a poll for that weeks comp and declare the winner on the Saturday
(if for any reason there is a problem and no subject is posted by the winner by Monday night admin will advise second place winner to post the topic asap, do the poll etc)
In case of a tie, the first entry posted (or earliest archive shot if applicable) wins.