Another ‘amazing circle’

In: Photographic

17 Dec 2009

Here’s yet another example of the technique to turn an image inside out, described in my post of 25 November.

Tissot watch inverted

Tissot watch inverted

The starting image was the watch shown in my ’1 cent ring flash’ post (8 Dec 09).  Can you figure out what the time was, before you look back at that original image?

2 Responses to Another ‘amazing circle’


Kelley Young

April 28th, 2012 at 2:45 am

What was the technique used to create this in photoshop – I am familiar with the filter options for Distort – Polar coordinates but it doesn’t make the image appear to be inside out. I like this!


Graeme Robertson

May 1st, 2012 at 9:36 pm

I’m glad you like it, not everyone does.

There is a good description of how to do it at .

There are a few more steps involved than you might think. I made a Photoshop action to speed it up. Then I can try different starting points, e.g. crops. By all means ask again if you have other questions.

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This blog presents the images and observations of someone who has had a long and successful career, ranging from heavy engineering to environmental sciences, from paper machines to marine biology.

The digital revolution has enabled Graeme Robertson to devote much of his time to a rediscovered passion, photography. His images have won national competitions and been published in magazines and newspapers.


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