Monday, 28 February 2011

Intellectual and Expressive

You are Intellectual and Expressive
You are popular and well liked. You know how to please a crowd and work a room.
You tend to go to your friends for advice and opinions. You value what your friends have to say.
You have an idealistic take on life. Things aren't perfect, but you're doing your best to change them.
Spending time alone makes you contemplative and thoughtful. You can get really deep when there's no one else around.

I hate phrases like "pleasing a crowd", or "working a room"! So shallow and American..

Candy

You Are Candy
You are an amazing friend - you are the perfect mix of fun and loyalty.
You believe in yourself and in others. You think the world is a bright and brilliant place.
You are a positive thinker and a total optimist. You believe it's important to dream big.
You are very liable and charming. People know they're going to have a blast when you're around.

I feel so sweet and pink now..

Venus

Your Name Comes From Venus
You truly appreciate beauty in all its forms. You easily see the beauty in everything.
You are an admirer of art, nature, and even people. Grace and style appeal to you.
You are naturally attractive and alluring. You often have a strong mutual attraction going on with people.
And while you prize beauty, you are not a snob. You see what is unique and special about each person.

Black

Your Favorite Color Says You're Elegant
Timeless --- Stylish --- Sophisticated
Overpowering --- Intimidating --- Dominant
Perfectionist --- Controlling --- Competent

No sign of the Facebook button that allowed you to Share your result..?? (I saw something about the FB Like button now working like Share, but I was hoping that it wouldn't totally get rid of the Share option..?!? There's no way in hell that I'm gonna hit Like, if I don't actually like something, but I might still want to Share it..)

More webcam fun (fake 40's, etc.)

Fake 40's (webcam fun) Fake 40's (webcam fun)
My hair was kind of messy, which gave me an idea for some fake vintage snaps, in 40's style.. I've only uploaded one, but with different versions.. Above, the sepia and b&w vintage, and below, the "original" version.

Fake 40's (webcam fun)
There's also the weird mirror Stello;

Strange mirror person...
(Looking very concentrated as it was hard to get the mirror line just right..)

Sunday, 27 February 2011

The usual ego-spotting, etc. =D

Camelot screenshot
Having watched it again, I did spot myself =D LOL.. I'm that nanosecond blur, walking past.. :-#

Camelot screenshot
I'd rather have been a nanosecond blur here, because this was my absolute favourite - the magical fake village @ Kilruddery woods.. You can see a little bit of a campfire on the right.. Myself and a few other extras were sitting around that, but at this point we'd have ran off already, so we'd have been hiding in the shadows of that hut, on top right.. I had really bad chest infection, and it was really difficult not to cough, but I had a life-saving lollipop up my sleeve.

Camelot screenshot
I totally loved seeing Camelot (as in, the castle) like in these screenshots, above and below.. Everything above the top arches is fake, but you'd never notice.

Camelot screenshot

Saturday, 26 February 2011

I just saw the first episode of Camelot

Awesome.. =D Watch it here (requires free registration). I downloaded the episode with RealPlayer, so I can watch it again - especially the bits where I was an extra, heh.. For example, one of my favourite times was the village at night scene, which was on the first episode. It was really magical to be there, and it looks great in the episode as well.

Camelot - village in episode #1 - on location @ Kilruddery Camelot - village in episode #1 - on location @ Kilruddery

Wheel of Fortune, eh..

You Are The Wheel of Fortune
You represent the cycles of life, death, and rebirth.
You embrace change, the the ups and downs of life.
Fate is something you accept, even when you could possibly change things.
Big things tend to happen to you more than other people.

Your fortune:

Something huge is about to happen in your life, and you have little control over it.
You must accept your destiny, but luckily it is good fortune that has come your way.
Big things and big changes are about to come your way.
And while things will be intense for a while, they will be followed by a period of rest.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Something worth watching


I hadn't seen this before, although it's been around for a year; The Ambience Affair - Devil in the Detail (via). It's fantastic! And it was created with still photos only!

I love the moon

Screenshot of an awesome moon site
I came across this awesome website where you can zoom in to the moon..

Cheeseburger

Macari's cheeseburger
It doesn't look that special, but Bray Macari's cheeseburger is so much better than any other cheeseburger I've tried..

Saint Of The Pit


This is my favourite from Diamanda Galás.. Especially the part from about 2:03 on..

Monday, 21 February 2011

I'm with my vintage filter again

I made more misery pics, with my vintage filter. Then I piled them up for a wallpaper, but I've rain-dropped the text as it was just something to do handwriting on the tablet, and I'm NOT happy with the results. I have to get used to writing on it, to get my handwriting more natural.. I'm not happy with the note paper, either. It was a handy .png I found with google, but I should have worked on the colours a bit more. Also, those photos should really have tiny shadows as now they just look too flat = virtual..

Prayers


Valaam Monastery - Beatitudes (via)


Eliza Gilkyson - Requiem
(lyrics here, when you scroll down a bit..)

Glencree grotto Enjoying the sun, here and there..

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Welcome to my dreams

Going to Naas over Wicklow Mountains
Some of my photos could be straight from my dreams, although my dream places don't really exist anywhere else than in my dreams. I'd love to have pictures of my liquid planet, and the giant trees with empty houses, etc...

Roundwood Reservoir ("Lost" moment..) Roundwood Reservoir
These two (above) remind me of Mind Tower - the story that has come to me in a few dreams, over the years.. I still haven't dreamed the end for it.

Djouce Woods, Co. Wicklow Petrol station

From Milan/Linate to Riva del Garda..

Roundwood Reservoir Walking in Aughrim

Wicklow Mountains

Friday, 18 February 2011

My old Polyvore stuff


I was browsing through my FB apps, and noticed that the Polyvore application was no longer available, so I logged on to their website instead, to check out my old stuff there. This is the only one that wasn't too 'girly'..

Vintage grief, etc.

There's a certain vintage filter on Slide, which I've always loved. I've used it on some of my slideshows, dreaming of having it available as a layer to be used on my offline projects.. But, since it's not available, I thought I'd have a go at making my own vintage layer. I started by taking some webcam snaps with the ManyCam sepia setting (and Logitech Fusion camera) - to suit the sepia tone and vintage filter, I made some expressions of grief..

Grief 2/5 - raw snap Grief 2/5
Above, the first picture is straight from the webcam, and the second picture is the final version where I've created fake focus by blurring the background, and then added my homemade vintage layer. Considering it's just a bunch of webcam snaps, and the editing (incl. filter creation) only took some minutes, I'm pretty pleased with the results. Must try if that filter layer works with better pics, like landscapes or such..

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Something from the mindPlayer


Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush - Don't Give Up

Psst, there's also a new Camelot teaser on Facebook (that video should work for everyone, even if you're not logged in on Facebook)..

Attic flash (no, not that kinda flash)


Just testing Blogger with a flash movie..

Monday, 14 February 2011

Heart this, heart that..

On the webcam
I just noticed on the webcam, that my top actually has a decorative heart. I guess it's kind of suitable for St. Valentine's Day, but it wasn't actually planned.

Sunday, 13 February 2011