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Young Woman with Spectacles (2013).

The Joys of Digital Collage

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Young Woman with Spectacles (2013). Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

In several previous posts, I’ve reminisced about the feel of paper collage and how much I’ve missed it.

But digital collage techniques often give free rein to the imagination in wonderful ways. The collages below are some variations on a theme—a monochrome cabinet-card photograph of a young woman from the late nineteenth century—extended into color and other dimensions.

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Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

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Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

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Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

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Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

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Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

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Rhonda Albom December 4, 2013, 12:46 am

I think this is my favorite collection of the pictures I have seen here at your blog. I love the repeating faces.

Eric Edelman December 4, 2013, 2:04 am

Thank you very much, Rhonda! I’m glad you like them.

Mystery Case December 4, 2013, 3:19 am

Impressed! I’m finally back to WW business this week with a blog makeover. Still a work in progress but would love to know what you think.

Eric Edelman December 4, 2013, 9:31 am

Thanks! Looking forward to visiting your site.

stevebethere December 4, 2013, 4:51 am

I agree with Rhonda and was thinking the same as I looked through them I liked all variations 🙂

Have a collagetastic rest of week 😉

Eric Edelman December 4, 2013, 9:33 am

Thank you very much, Steve! Loved your posting this time round. Have an ab fab montagetastic week 😉

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