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11-APR-2004

04-11-2004

I went swimming near the nuclear plant and now the doctor's not sure what's wrong with me! I'm not sure either, but I decided that I'd used it for an opportunity to get a PaD for today and not worry about it for the time being! (Note on 01/07/2006: I replaced this image with a larger version of it just because it's one of my favorites. I still used the small square version for the montage though, which was my original goal with the picture a day project).

FujiFilm FinePix S2 Pro
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MarcWildPassion24-Jan-2008 23:25
Very nice. A kind of fractal :=)
DENZA16-Jan-2008 17:34
WOW-- what an image!!
Guest 08-Sep-2007 17:13
U2 Fan by any chance? Is this rip-off Even Better Than The Real Thing? Achtung, Baby!
lovebobo131411-May-2007 05:07
Interesting and creative
BoBo
monica memoli20-Apr-2007 13:57
I think you should be very talented in water polo. great shot! v
Ieke Vonk09-Aug-2006 06:17
LOL
Will Evans30-Jan-2006 17:42
Disturbing and creepy... but down right great!
J.C. Richardson III22-Nov-2005 01:24
NICE WORK........
JC
Michel CORBOZ20-Nov-2005 12:36
very creative, bravo
Eric Babineau15-Oct-2005 21:09
Very Creative!
Ed K19-Jul-2005 15:00
Hi Paul,

Looks like Verizon "borrowed" your idea. There is an ad in the August 9th issue of PC Magazine (pg. 23) with a photo that is remarkably similar to this one. I don't know if you should feel flattered or violated. As soon as I saw the ad. I thought, "I've seen that photo before" then the name Paul Walters popped into my head. You're on my list of favorite PBase photogs. I love your work.

Ed K.
Dan Chusid02-Jul-2005 18:09
Fun photoplay!
Outstanding!
blu15-Mar-2005 11:16
very freaky!!
Barri Olson14-Mar-2005 14:27
Hahaa very weird...gets my vote
Guest 18-Dec-2004 21:15
Great imagination!
Hodero17-Dec-2004 13:34
Great Find....Fantastic! "H"
Adam Sharp09-Dec-2004 19:39
love this one
Ann LT22-Nov-2004 00:09
This is waaaayy tooo cool!!!!! I love this!
David Hasenick19-Nov-2004 08:23
Clever!
How many fingers am I holding up?
(^_-)/
Guest 06-Sep-2004 11:24
wow .....
i like your hand
Guest 17-Jun-2004 15:23
masterpiece
Guest 25-May-2004 17:36
very freaky, very cool!
tglass22-May-2004 17:06
The sound of one hand applauding just got much louder!
CJ Morgan21-May-2004 08:53
This is one of your best images Paul -- as creative as any PAD image I've seen.
Guest 20-May-2004 16:36
A side effect of self abuse?
JD Anderson14-May-2004 01:25
I would think this is funny, except I was a reactor operator for 12 years and my hands really do look like that! LOL! OK, so I am a reactor operator, but as far as I can tell, the only side effect has been going bald! :)
JD
jfender21-Apr-2004 18:35
Absolutely too funny!
Elizabeth Glass20-Apr-2004 14:14
Ewwww! Very nicely done.
Carolyn B.17-Apr-2004 06:14
Wow! Wow! Repeat three more times for the rest of the...hands. Very interesting image.
Pieter Janssen14-Apr-2004 16:44
I bet the women will love you ;)
Wesley Aston13-Apr-2004 18:48
That is awesome!
Guest 13-Apr-2004 17:43
I bet you give the BEST back rubs!
TechnoZoom13-Apr-2004 04:53
Man oh man! This reminds me the quantum physics courses. Such a mathematically and esthetically beautiful photo!
Ian Morehouse13-Apr-2004 00:25
Very good image manipulation. Forget the doctor go see a sideshow or even visit the red light district, you could make a fortune, by just raising your hand. LOL
Karthik Raja12-Apr-2004 22:16
Imagine tickling someone with those... ha ha... I love it.
Karthik
http://www.pbase.com/yardbird/pad
Steve Roden12-Apr-2004 19:29
great manipulation - original image, if a little scary ;-)
Gary Blanchette12-Apr-2004 15:52
Yikes! That is too scary!
Keith Hutchinson12-Apr-2004 15:11
Ha ha ha. Now you can have many fingers in the pie. Should be a politician you have the hand for shaking that is for sure.
MARK KOEPPEN12-Apr-2004 15:03
Paul,

The funny thing is that people think this is unreal....how....how can they be so cold?

lol, great job though.

MK
ann isshinryu_mom12-Apr-2004 14:54
LOL! Oooh... creepy!
Jeff Gegner12-Apr-2004 13:40
Excellent! This is nicely done and an interesting image too boot!
virginiacoastline12-Apr-2004 13:12
CLEVERLY DONE . . . THAT had to take you an hour or two, eh!! Nice blending of the textures - ESPECIALLY with the strong lighting differences & the shadows . . an almost seamless conversions from fingers to wrists . . . I would LOVE to see the original of this one!!
Guest 12-Apr-2004 13:03
GAAH!! It's MUTANT HAND MAN! ;) Great work here, Paul!! I see you're having a blast with your last few weeks! :oD As you should .. go out with a bang!
penny roots12-Apr-2004 09:35
ooh , spooky , very nicely done .
Pall Gudjonsson12-Apr-2004 09:14
Could be useful in my garden
Ray :)12-Apr-2004 08:28
Cool!
LOL at Jeanne's comment!
Dawn12-Apr-2004 07:09
Too much time on your 'hands' eh? ;D
Guest 12-Apr-2004 05:36
Dude, can I have a massage???
Sunny12-Apr-2004 05:30
Bet it comes in handy when working the keyboard.
Very creative...love it!
Robin Reid12-Apr-2004 05:02
Wow ... blow me away .... what a freaky image .... nice PS work! Very creative. BTW, April Fools day has passed ... grin...
whiskey0112-Apr-2004 04:47
That is just FREAKY Paul!
Anna Yu12-Apr-2004 04:18
I think that's the disease you get for doing too many PaDs.
Nice shot.
Guest 12-Apr-2004 04:17
WOW! This is the SPOOKYEST THING IN THE WORLD! NICE!
Stephen Lee12-Apr-2004 04:15
Wow. How creative. And creepy. :-)