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Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art

I’m not sure which one imitates what but I chose a photo that I recently re-processed as an oil painting (as a candidate to find a place of honor on a friend’s wall).  The photo was taken in Cinque Terre, Italy a few years ago.  It was a day in between storms which washed away several of the beautiful hiking paths in and around these picturesque little villages.  The pastel tones of the village, the dark skies of the storm, and the crashing surf all made this scene as “pretty as a picture”…….so I tried to make it look like a painted one…..



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  3. I visited the Cinque Terre about 10 years ago and fell in love with the place. I hiked the path between the villages. What an awesome experience!

    February 12, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    • Jackie,
      I agree. It was extremely crowded when we were there due to the trails all being closed – but it was still a wonderful place.

      February 12, 2016 at 7:13 pm

  4. It does look like a painting! Nicely done. Was this post-processing or using a setting on your camera?


    February 12, 2016 at 6:59 pm

  5. Hi Janet – I did it in post processing mainly using the oil painting filter within photoshop.

    February 12, 2016 at 7:11 pm

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  7. Manarola !
    Great shot for the challenge !
    Ciao ciao from Italy !!!!

    February 14, 2016 at 11:25 am

    • Thanks Max! Glad you like what I did to one from your homeland!

      March 10, 2016 at 5:04 pm

  8. Hi Scott. Lovely shot. I love the pastel colors. We “discovered” Cinque Terre many years ago (in the 90’s), but I hear now that it’s much more crowded. Great shot for this challenge.

    February 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm

    • Patti – It was horribly crowded when we were there but still beautiful. I’d probably only go back if I knew all the trails were open….

      March 10, 2016 at 5:05 pm

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