Spider web. Nature's pearls.
The processing gives the image a sense of movement. Very appealing.
Oh, WOW - I love this one; it has such a painterly look to it - very well done! Thanks for your comment on "Sassy in the Butterfly Outfit" photo today.
As far as this issue regarding "manipulation of photos in the DPC", it's really not a major concern for me; I have much "bigger fish to fry!"