Friday, September 16, 2011

Photo Trippin'

I was on an excruciatingly slow line at the DMV inspection station when I noticed the wonky reflection the tail lights of the car ahead of me cast on my hood. Add odd blue lighting from above and it made for some entertaining moments.

I wish I could have taken more shots but I was told to stop the moment the security guard saw my camera. I suppose there's a huge risk for terrorism at DMV stations - from consumers of course.

Finally back home with my deemed safe vehicle I took the original shot ...


... and had a little fun trying to recreate what I was imagining as I sat in line.





This last shot surprised me. I have no idea where that Free something sign was. I never saw it.

Just Say No to drugs kids, go photo trippin' instead.


24 comments:

Valerie said...

I'm amazed by these pictures. What fun, though. I love the explosion of colour in the second pic and the fancy design in the third. Like I say ... amazing.

Daryl said...

What a fun idea .. photo trippin' .. these are like so cool man .. didya ever point the camera out the side window at night at the lights? Try it sometime when you arent the driver.

Ron said...

LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! these series of photos, Dianne!

They're AWESOME! Love all the various colors and shapes.

And it's so ironic, because I took photo of something last week and then used the photo edited software over at Luniapic to adjust the photo a bit, and it came out VERY similar to your third one down!!!!

I'll probably post it sometime this weekend.

"Just Say No to drugs kids, go photo trippin' instead."

HAHAHAHHAHAHAHA! Hilarious!

Have a great day, dear lady!

X

Sylvia K said...

What fantastic shots, Dianne! You do have an eye for the unique! I love it! Great way to spend the time in line -- very productive!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Hugs to Hope!


Sylvia

Kay L. Davies said...

Wonderful, Dianne. You're an artist. (I had to go back to the first photo to see the Free Something and yes, it's there but not as obvious.)
Can't use a camera in a DMV lineup? Well, there you go, you lawbreaker, you. Who would ever have guessed?
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Karen said...

Fun shots! I am always getting in trouble for taking photos in public places.

Malyss said...

Strange, interesting.. and beautyful!

Kim, USA said...

This is beautiful photo trippin. ^_^ Happy weekend!

Getaway Place

James said...

What a trip! I just need to put on an old Velvet Underground record and I'll be set. Cool shots!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Well that WAS a trip! Who knew a DMV station could be so psychedelic. No wonder they don't want your pictures getting out to the public. Could ruin their reputation. Fun post.

'Tsuki said...

I love what you did with the original picture : it is so tripping funny ! I also loved the way you told how you got it in the first place, with the guard, and all : so exciting... Nice sharing this week again.

J Bar said...

Freaky stuff. Great.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Lucy the Cat said...

LOL! This is great! Very creative!

You're just like my husband. He'll see a reflection in the most mundane of items and there he is with his camera. Also, he's been reprimanded by more security guards than I can count! I can see where security at the DMV would have to be tight. The DMV itself incites rage in the otherwise obedient citizen.

Happy Weekend!

Leovi said...

Very nice reflection and creative variations with excellent processability.

Woody said...

The idea of security guards at vehicle inspection station bothers me in so many ways. I guess it's needed to protect the workers from the irate people sitting in long lines while the inspectors 'work hard'. Yea, that's the ticket.

As someone who 'grew up' (ha) in the '70's, I can really appreciate these photos. The second looks like a Hendrix album cover and the third looks like the ceiling at a disco (not that I ever set foot in one). I think these are freekin' creative!!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

What a delightful sense of humor. Your creativity in the face of utter frustration and boredom could set an example for those impatient ones (moi!)

Very nice reflections and trippin'

Bises,
Genie

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Not only creative and imaginative, these effects are incredible!!! Kudos to such a fun post.


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Have a glorious weekend.

Gattina said...

The last I can say, you are very creative !!!

Ms. Becky said...

girl, you are having way too much fun here! these are some cool shots. I feel like I'm at a Warhol exhibit or something. fantastic shots. happy weekend to you.

Dimple said...

Great manipulations, Dianne, I like each of them!

Dianne said...

Lots of creative fun! and it looks really spekky!

MaggieGem said...

Great artistic creativity! Looks like so much fun.

Pat Tillett said...

The colors were great in all versions! My SIL is a cop and he said that people are filming and recording them all the time now.

bobbybegood1 said...

Those pics are hot. Real hot! They are amazing. Although I have never tried, they look like someone trippin on ACID! Great! Cheers Lady Di!!