That Doesn't Look Like A Photo

Challenge #24 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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This is a challenge for photos that have been post-processed to not look like photos. It could be something as simple as a posterization or as complex as a custom "art filter." Your entry must include some text describing how you post-processed the image.
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This is/was an underwater photo of algae blooming closely under the surface. I turned the image upside down, selected all except the surface reflection, and blurred the selection to remove almost all of the algae structural telltale.I also "wound up" the green somewhat.
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Submitted: Sunday, 24th June, 2012 20:09 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 1st June, 2011
Focal length: 6.2 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
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