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scanners suck lol


haha wow! :D wel i didnt expect this to be so popular :D lol

the reason "scanners suck" by the way is beacuse when i tried to scan this on to my computer ( me being not so good with technology) kept doing it wrong the first time i tried to scan it i had the print the wrong way round :giggle:

Also if you look closely there is a faint blue line across the picture from teh scanner! hmmmm

.....as i did explain to a few people before i got the DD that it was a compleate accident that the shot is how it is... again as im a total idiot exposed the wrong side of the paper and then turned it over and did it again ... and i have been told that i should own up to it being a mistake but ohh well :giggle:
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In the artist's words, "scanners suck," but it is clear that traditional processes do not. Laria by *orjatar-321 demonstrates the unique and vintage aesthetic that film can sometimes yield. The suggester said, "It takes a second look to really get it at first--it plays a mind trick on you and makes you consider it. And even after you figure the picture out a little, it still begs the question 'now, what is happening here?' Additionally, the fact that it's scanned doesn't hurt it, but somehow adds to the surreal quality of the image." ( Suggested by StaticFactory and Featured by opioid )
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tamigabriely Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
its amazing how a mistake can turn out so great!
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alliejandro Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Student Photographer
what camera did you use?? i love this!
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Professional Photographer
An olympus OM20
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BeautifulJune10 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012
This is fantastic! I found this via a google search for darkroom. I at first thought it was a double exposure..

But you said you exposed the wrong side of the paper? Do you mean the non-reactive side? And what gave you the effect of having the double image on top? The error in the darkroom, or with the scanner?

I am currently working with film, and I am trying to figure out new, different ways of using enlarger and such... let me know anything else, if you are willing to share... this is just an amazing image... I stared at it for a long time!

Thank you, and nice work! Even if it was a mistake
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thankyou :), it was an error in the darkroom, I exposed the backside of the back paper (non reactive side) and then when i realized my error i just flipped it over and exposed the right side not really thinking that the 1st exposure would have had an effect, this was one of the 1st times I ever used the darkroom.

What kinds of things do you want to know, I'm not a pro but i have a fair bit of experience in the darkroom b+w and colour xx
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Fraulyne Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow.
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:iconorjatar-321:
orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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Virg-inwater Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011
yum. such a quiet looking pic, just kinda pulls you in.
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JackyRamone Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Student Photographer
beauty, if there is such a thing, comes always unexpectedly =P this is a deeply interesting image; you've inspired me to try this
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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Durochka Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
:clap:
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Professional Photographer
:bow:
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Daniel299 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011
Woooow! Cool
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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lister96 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011
this is beautiful

I really am impressed!
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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JGDA9RS Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
screw them. mistake or not, this is just gorgeous. what camera did you take it with?
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Professional Photographer
To be honest it was a long time ago I've forgotten but I think it was the olympus OM20
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retroboy78 Featured By Owner May 25, 2010
It looks almost industrial. I love the old fashioned look.
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner May 25, 2010  Professional Photographer
It does :D
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vidway Featured By Owner May 22, 2010
loved it!
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner May 22, 2010  Professional Photographer
Thankyou :)
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photonerd16 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010
I really love this, it reminds me of Alfred Stieglitz work or perhaps Lewis Hine.
Any who lovely job :clap:
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010  Professional Photographer
Thanks :D
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str4yk1tt3n Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2009
gorgeous work.
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009  Professional Photographer
Thankyou :)
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ogiedomane Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009
featured [link]
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2009  Professional Photographer
XD thanks :D
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ogiedomane Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2009
you're very welcome :)
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Evil-e33 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
I have featured this wonderful piece in my latest journal Featuring Film photography [link] If you wish for it to me removed please let me know and I'll remove it a.s.a.p. :heart:
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2009  Professional Photographer
Thats all good :) thankyou =]
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Evil-e33 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure, you're welcome :D
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xsaturatex Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
very kewl :)
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009  Professional Photographer
Thankyou :)
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arihagne Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2009
Featured here:
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2009  Professional Photographer
Thankyou :)
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arihagne Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2009
You're welcome :)
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recviem Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2009
amazing :wow: .
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2009  Professional Photographer
Thankyou :|
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recviem Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2009
welcome .
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ShadowsToTheWall Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2009  Student General Artist
featured: [link]
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rupertshimoura Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009
Outstanding photograph! I'm speechless ;_;
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009  Professional Photographer
:D thankyou :)
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stueytheround Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Aha! Laira bridge. Who'd have thought it could become art?
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009  Professional Photographer
hahah yes who'd have thought! lol
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TwoStrings Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009   Photographer
i like
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orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009  Professional Photographer
:)
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Molchansky Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
wow
i love this photo!
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:iconorjatar-321:
orjatar-321 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Professional Photographer
thankyou :)
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SikorskiUS Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009   Photographer
Bloody fantastic. Love it.
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