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This image was an experiment in blending images in photoshop - an attempt to create something unique and unusual in response to a challenge. I had recently done a course in first aid where anaphylaxis was discussed and also some reading about the Australian Bulldog ant venom being capable of causing anaphylactic shock. It seemed appropriate to combine 2 of my photos that I had taken but never shared since they lacked context on their own. I have received several requests to use this image in various ways despite (or perhaps because of) the creepy nature of the image itself. A lesson to me that I shouldn't be afraid to try different things and that a poor response to an image on photo sharing sites doesn't necessarily mean an image isn't worthwhile. I often baulk at posting some of my processed images online because I feel they won't be appreciated or accepted. On the other hand I want to try new things and get feedback on what works for others and what doesn't so I always appreciate feedback - positive and especially negative.

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