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Green Eyed People ...

Yet another example of me spending too much time in the 'processing room'.

About 2 percent of people have green eyes. They are most common in Northern, Central, and Western Europe with about 16 percent of people with green eyes being of Celtic and Germanic ancestry. The iris contains a pigment called lipochrome and only a little melanin.

Green eyes are associated with passion, good and bad. People with this colour of eyes are thought to be deviant, wild, and curious.

Green eyes have also been at the centre of many superstitious beliefs worldwide relating to witches, magic, vampires, and evil spirits, the most dangerous of which live in caves!

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20 comments

Boarischa Krautmo said:

good!
15 months ago ( translate )

Annalia S. said:

Bewitching indeed! I have absolutely no objection to your spending time in the processing room ...
15 months ago

Malik Raoulda said:

Fusionnelle et fantastique a la fois.
15 months ago ( translate )

autofantasia replied to Malik Raoulda:

Really appreciate those kind words Malik ... glad you like it so much!
15 months ago

Jean said:

A great result from your processing. Must be viewed large to be fully appreciated.
15 months ago

autofantasia replied to Jean:

Thanks for the kind words Jean and for taking time to view it large on black!
15 months ago

Andy Rodker said:

A striking image, Paul!
15 months ago ( translate )

autofantasia replied to Andy Rodker:

Much appreciated Andy!
15 months ago ( translate )

raingirl said:

This would be perfect in a graphic novel! So intense.

I had never researched green eyes. Fascinating.
15 months ago ( translate )

autofantasia replied to raingirl:

Pleased you like it and, no, neither had I until I created this image. I knew obviously that you don't see that many people with green eyes, certainly not those who live in caves, but I'd never have thought it was only 2% of the world's population!
15 months ago

John Sheldon said:

I will pass this information on to my wife, who is one of the 2%.
Processing room time well spent!
15 months ago

autofantasia replied to John Sheldon:

You do that John! ;)
15 months ago

Gudrun said:

I didn't know I was in such a minority;-)
Spend as much time in the processing room as you like if the result are such photos, this one's mesmerizing, especially viewed on black!
15 months ago

autofantasia replied to Gudrun:

Thanks for the kind comments Gudrun and I'll try to output something else from the 'processing room' as soon as I get a chance.

As for viewing it large, I'm glad you took time to do so because I've just realised as a thumbnail it looks like nothing more than a black square - lol!
15 months ago

Berny said:

great work and interesting story!
15 months ago