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Automata by arctoa Automata by arctoa
Updated 09/01/2013 @ 13:40


or, A Dream Fever Freneticy of Vertigo Automata.

Another image from the mothballed Spillers Mill, since demolished. Part of a larger series that explored abandoned industry, entitled Forlętan.

Not sure what happened with this one; I transitioned straight from utter frustration with the original clean composition to producing an analogue of a triple exposure almost without input from higher brain functions. I think I like the outcome, almost to the point where I may revisit one or two recent uploads.

That said, the technique could use some work.
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In their description, the artist says that they were struggling with a clean composition. Thus he let his brain rest and began shooting a multiple exposure without any input from his logical side. The result, Automata by arctoa is a wonderfully complex and mesmerizing photograph that illustrates what can happen when one surrenders themselves during the art making process. ( Suggested by Fassod and Featured by justanothersomeone )
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arctoa Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Student Photographer
Quite.
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nool2i Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
well done
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arctoa Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Student Photographer
Many thanks.
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lostknightkg Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
Fantastic :clap:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Student Photographer
I appreciate the comment.
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lostknightkg Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
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AntonioGouveia Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Good job!
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Student Photographer
Thank-you kindly.
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AntonioGouveia Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure! :)
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Image-heart Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats Darren!! 
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Student Photographer
Many thanks.
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xunyingkui Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Have the artistic conception I like it
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Student Photographer
Many thanks.
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Many thanks, I'm glad you like it.
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
I appreciate the comment.
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Heh, many thanks; it was most unexpected and certainly appreciated.
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your work is absolutely amazing Darren!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconsweethugplz::iconflyingheartsplz: It was about time to see something you captured, up here again!!! :love:
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metamage Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You've concocted a very interesting photograph. I find it stimulating. The constellation of forms seems unified and yet "fractillated'' (I know, bad word.) - as if the image is 'reflecting upon itself.' I think this is a successful start. It should be very interesting experimenting with this process. Good luck with it! Nice. job. Isn't it curious what the unconscious will provide once your conscious mind gets out of the way?
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arctoa Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Student Photographer
Agreed. Sometimes I can sit for hours with nothing creative happening at all, then out of nowhere I'm hit with something. It's particularly evident in my early work, where I had nothing but an awful point-and-shoot to work with. Having a DSLR has made me occasionally lazy in that regard!
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Barnum60 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Un'opera davvero straordinaria...grandissimo Darren, DD più che meritato ovviamente!!!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Grazie mille.
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Chrisnelle141 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this!!!
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Thank-you kindly.
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Chrisnelle141 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't mention it!
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HorstSchmier Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Congrats Darren !! :worship:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Many thanks, I appreciate it.
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1pen Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Professional Photographer
Love it! Congrats, D! :heart:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Heh, many thanks; it's appreciated.
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Zastie Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Whoa, that's trippy. At first I thought it was a bunch of bamboo shoots.
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Ah, not quite bamboo! Although, I do enjoy that interpretation.
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AgonizingSwordfish Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats on the DD! :meow:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Many thanks, it's appreciated.
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zerotrope Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
nice, thogh i don't know what it is
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Heh, I'm not even sure I know what it is myself. It's some sort of wheat/flour distribution mechanism situated deep within an abandoned (and since razed) factory.
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karamelo-serenity Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Congratulations! ^^
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Much obliged, thank-you kindly.
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tholang Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
One of my favorites from you! Congratulation! :thumbsup:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Much obliged.
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Fassod Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
A third photography DD long overdue, I think. Congrats, it's deserved!
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Thank-you for the suggestion, it is most appreciated.
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Fassod Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
I was pleased to see it awarded. 

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ra-gro Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
congrats darren! :thumbsup:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Thank-you kindly.
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JakezDaniel Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014   Photographer
oh congrats Darren! :clap:
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arctoa Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Photographer
Many thanks!
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existencia5 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014   Photographer
Applaud fella (Reaction) muy buena la foto ! :)
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