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Serpentarius by arctoa Serpentarius by arctoa
Updated 21/11/2007 @ 23:55


Location: Cramlington, Northumberland, England
Date: 07/10/2007 @ 11:34
Light Conditions: Pitch black

Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: 17-85mm kit
Focal Length: 17 mm
Flash: --
Flash Mode: --
Shutter Speed: 4 sec.
Aperture: F/22
ISO: ISO-100
Filters: --

Post-work: Crop / Colour balance
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Serpentarius is an old name for the constellations Serpens and Ophiuchus. It literally translates to 'the serpent-holder' and relates to old Greek mythology, which is something I briefly studied in high school. Relevantly, this was taken in a class session for Photography and turned out much better than I thought it would. Conditions were awful in the classroom for capturing images, and props were scarce. The figure in the image is a classmate of mine.

I apologise to those with no interest in space and related topics, as it seems to be a dominant theme for my recent work.
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FabioKeiner Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
still fantastic
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arctoa Nov 27, 2013  Student Photographer
Thank-you kindly, I appreciate the comment.
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:iconcorvidae65:
This works very well for me :nod: I like the abstracted and blurred figure and how it interacts with the light painting. Much can be imagined as to what the scene means and that is the beauty of the piece. Nice work :clap:
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arctoa Jun 26, 2013  Student Photographer
Many thanks, it's appreciated.
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arctoa Jun 28, 2013  Student Photographer
Thank-you kindly, it's appreciated.
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Izaaaaa Jan 10, 2013  Professional General Artist
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arctoa Jan 10, 2013  Student Photographer
Ah, thank-you kindly!
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:iconameliorator:
i really want to experiment with this photography. grat stuff!
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