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Blue Bottles

...I tried a bit of digital manipulation today---


As to the PIGS NOSE: Diner culture includes the vintage advertising signs as part of their decor. To understand this sign, one needs to think about what a pig does with his nose. They are usually snuffling about digging up whatever patch of land they are pastured on. Their NOSES never seem to wear out.

Maybe back to normal tomorrow!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jan 2012 - 2:23 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Blue Bottles
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:21 Jan 2013 - 12:31 AM
Tags:Blue, Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, General, Humour / fun, Specialist / abstract
Votes:68
Voters:PattiW · andylea · debu · gajewski · LV426 · Hermanus · jaktis · JimV · goso · LynneJoyce · WhiteRose1 · marktc · canonfan · dven · fentiger · pascalg · KBan · morpheus1955 · NaturesHaven · cabbie · EAS · pluckyfilly · mrswoolybill · woolybill1 · barbarahirst · akh · FeatherFriend · RonnieAG · JohnChambersPhotography · EMJAYCEE · Tibetan · NDODS · Rende · SlowSong · Philip_H · Irishkate · Joline · Daisymaye · Herge88 · franken · ChiliMan · mex · Fefe · Maiwand · jackyp · Stace · Niknut · graceland · Greyheron · jennialexander · tomcat · oldgreyheron · gingerdelight · AnneWorner · jasonrwl · bricurtis · Lillian · Mari · Alan_Baseley · annettep38 · Billyray · LexEquine · exposure · NeilWigan · Glostopcat · ann_g · Mavis · brownsilent ·
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Unique Views:84

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PattiW
PattiW Plus Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 12:46 AM

Love the light against the dark! Once again Jenn, you have an awesome image! Patti SmileSmileSmile

debu
debu  5 India
21 Jan 2013 - 12:52 AM

Excellent work.
debu

gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 2:22 AM

I agree with Patti -- that light is glorious.
-=\Walter

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
21 Jan 2013 - 4:00 AM

This is a very beautiful still life Jenn !! Very special ! Thanx for helping me make more sense of my pigs nose clothes Smile Have a great day !

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Jan 2013 - 5:35 AM

A lovely composition

Peter

JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 5:56 AM

You tried - and it worked beautifully Jennn, love the tall, tight, presentation, great work!
Rgds., Jim

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 6:36 AM

A very striking, beautifully presented image.

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 6:59 AM

That wonderful golden light gives the image a 3d feel. Great work Jenn.

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 - 7:14 AM

Excellent presentation Jenn
Jim

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 7:51 AM

A beautifully worked image.

Albert

pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
21 Jan 2013 - 7:54 AM

beautiful light / tones!

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 8:54 AM

Beautifully composed and presented and the light is so lovely.

Ann

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8325 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 8:59 AM

I like this Jenn shows what one can do if they use a little imagination

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8617 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1148 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 9:02 AM

Very, very beautiful.
Moira

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 9:34 AM

nice one in every way
...and always have had a soft spot for pigs

JohnChambersPhotography

I don't normally like to see frames on the shot but it works well here, good idea on a well captured image.

John

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 11:03 AM

A first class still life and ditto for the presenttion.
Joan.

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
21 Jan 2013 - 11:06 AM

Great lighting excellent still life shot Jenn. like it a lot, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43825 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 11:27 AM

When I read the title I was expecting to see Macro Flies, however I was pleased to see such a wonderfully crafted image Jenn.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 11:31 AM

Gorgeous image; I love the contasting tones and colours; beautifully done.
Rende

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64899 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 11:36 AM

This is so pretty.
x

Philip_H
Philip_H Plus Member 3Philip_H vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 - 11:41 AM

Beautifully highlighted and presented, Jenn.

P.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 12:17 PM

Very well manipulated Jenn - good colour harmony
and the frame is inspired - LOVE IT.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 12:38 PM

This is a gorgeous image, and the manipulation makes it even more dramatic. Love those bottles.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 1:04 PM

A lovely presented image Jenn.......Sandy

Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 1:07 PM

Very artistic Jenn, like this one.

Best Matt

franken
franken Plus Member 123357 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 1:39 PM

Beautiful work.

Ken

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 1:46 PM

The blue and gold go very well together, Jennnn.

Thanks so much for shedding light on the pigs nose thing!

Andrew Grin

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 3:06 PM

Lovely workGrin
Diane

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 3:52 PM

To the end--- then decay-- the fate that awaits us all SadSadSad
Superb shot Jennn.
Ron

jackyp
jackyp Plus Member 3jackyp vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 - 4:13 PM

Truly beautiful capture Grin

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4845 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 5:13 PM

Cracking shot !!!!.....love the light on the dried plant.....

oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron Plus Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 7:26 PM

What an absolutely glorious image: composition, colour and execution are all exceptional Jenn.

Mike

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91939 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 8:45 PM

Lovely Jennn - I like the presentation.

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 9:48 PM

Very different and beautiful Jennn
Lillian

Mari
Mari  111825 forum posts Wales
21 Jan 2013 - 10:02 PM

It's beautiful Jennn Smile

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 11:15 PM

Oh Jenn, you have me completely puzzled... The light is fantastic, what is the manipulation?
Great explanation for the nose.

Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 10:13 AM

Excellent manipulation Jenn. Its a really eye catching piece of work. I would love to be able to do that. Excellent detail, colour, lighting and presentation.
Ray

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:28 PM

I'm glad they are of the glass variety and not those pesky flies!Wink What a superb still life image with wonderful lighting

brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2013 - 10:09 PM

Great light, a fantastic still life,
Johanna

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