Fantasy Photo Edit

Challenge #1 in the The Power of Editing series. Hosted by sagebrushfire.
Challenge has finished
The goal of this contest is to produce an amazing image using ANY Tools necessary. The subject matter can vary but the important part is that you title your work and give a good explanation of what kind of digital tools you used to make your picture amazing. The more surreal your image the better. This is all about editing to the nth degree. Create an image that takes real photographic material and turns it into something spectacular and fantastical!
Show full rules
phase has
70 entries
phase has
774 votes
Plunge to the Antiquity
Click here for full size original image
25th place
The picture is taken during the Luminara di San Ranieri night feast in Pisa, which roots to the heathen celebrations of Solstice. During the event, the houses along the Arno river are decorated with the thousands of burning candles... Some historians claim that Roman civilization survived the "dark ages" in some places of Europe (e.g. in Tuscany) and gave birth to the Renaissance. That, for example, reflects in the continuity of architectural technologies. When I watch this image I have feeling of fall in time into the Roman epoch...
Submitted: Monday, 23rd July, 2012 23:49 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 17th June, 2012
Focal length:
Shutter speed:
Notes: Instruments: 1. Luminara di San Ranieri; 2. long exposure; 3. step-wise zooming.
Views: 356
Provide complaint details
Your complaint (along with the complaints of others regarding this entry) will be reviewed by the challenge owner. Depending upon the nature and applicability of the complaint, the entry may be disqualified. In extreme circumstances the user who submitted the entry may receive a ban from the challenge or series in question.
Saving ...
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote