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    I placed my photograph of a Nicobar Pigeon on a piece of glass, covered it with brown sugar ,lit it with a strong source of light and photographed it from above . The color of the bird was lighter than the color of the background (which was black) which caused the shape of the bird to stand out really nicely . I wanted to transform an ordinary bird photograph into an art piece by adding texture and depth.
    Composition 25
    Lighting 28
    Creativity 34
    Story 27

    Sugar! Very creative. The muted palette suits the image well and the texture of the sugar grains recalls jumbled pixels, so the real world mirrors a digital one.

    Darren Smith
    Deputy Editorial Director, NG International Editions
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Feb 4, 2016
    Date Uploaded: Feb 12, 2016
    Camera: SONY DSC-HX1
    Focal Length: 9.1 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
    Aperture: f/3.2
    ISO: 400
    Copyright: © Ivan Lesica
    Categories: Nature, Animals, Abstract
    Assignments: Photos Get Physical