©Neil Loomes – IMAGEOLOGY
This second image received a Silver with Distinction at the 2017 Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP) NSW Epson Awards. This photo is actually a picture of Busselton Jetty in Western Australia. The jetty is 1.841km long. It is the longest timber piled jetty in the southern hemisphere. The Mandala effect is creates buy using 9 rotated layers of the image and blended together as smart objects in Photoshop. A mandala is a spiritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism which representsnthe universe. In modern times a mandala has become a generic term for geometric patterns that represents the cosmos. This effect can be very mesmerising and the level of detail keeps your eye searching for new things while the gold and blue tones are very pleasing to the eye.