Deflation


..makes me laugh…i recall halloween time in the uk….if you didnt open the door when trick n treaters knocked, they’d get aggressive…kick your door, pelt your windows with eggs or worse…shout obscenities at you thru the letterbox….thats life in the uk now…not like the old days….

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After mentioning I had been house bound for the past few days recovering, and not been out shooting, I ran into today’s image ‘Deflation’ literally outside my front door. With Halloween the other day, we had put up some decorations, inviting trick or treaters to come and pay us a call. We had a number of balloons with hand drawn faces floating around the yard, the above poor fellow (if one can call an object a fellow) ‘deflated’ on the ground.

I though the expression on its face was great, and didn’t move or adjust it at all position wise for the image.

In Gimp I cropped the aspect, pushed the contrast a little and also brought out the yellow slightly.

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