Took some close-up and makro photos of a gatepost, gate and gate hinge, and then manipulated them on my editing programme for some interesting effects.
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Soften and blurred the outlines a bit.
Ghosts of gateposts past.
Photo above was changed using cross process manipulation. (I'm using these fancy words but I don't quite know what they mean). The result is very interesting though.
Emphasising the rust on this hinge. (Inverted)
Photo above, cross process.
HDR process. I particularly like this effect.