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Taken in Tony's Office, with the curtains open, and with the street light casting shadows from the net curtains across the furniture - I particularly like the way that the shadows lengthen as the surfaces change 90 degrees on the drawers and filing cabinet. The light on the books coming from the hallway gave me a problem as it was so bright compared with the darkness of the room, I probably should have increased the ISO but having taken endless shots this seemed the best.
Thanks for looking
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jan 2013 - 7:01 PM
Focal Length:21mm
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:5sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Indoor plants
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:26 Jan 2013 - 8:38 AM
Tags:Black & white with a tint, Humour / fun, January 2013, Plants from the net curtain, Saturday shadows, Specialist / abstract
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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41103 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 8:54 AM

Dark and mysterious, Helen. The darkness hides any distracting detail.

Dave

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 8:55 AM

Hood use of the available light

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frz67
frz67  5 Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 9:05 AM

fantastic reciding planes and great color

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
26 Jan 2013 - 9:08 AM

Perfect for Saturday Helen ! A great image indeed Smile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 9:10 AM

wonderful light and tones helen dark moody and brilliant a cracker nice one Wink
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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 9:17 AM

Thanks everyone SmileSmileSmile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 9:59 AM

Wonderful shadow Saturday image, Helen Smile Carol

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 10:22 AM

WONderful shadows, Helen. Very unique SmileSmile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43660 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 10:51 AM

Brilliantly observed and wonderfully captured. I like the blue tint especially Helen

Regards Nathan Grin

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digital_boi
26 Jan 2013 - 10:52 AM

good one Helen

Graham

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 10:58 AM

Thanks

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achieverswales
26 Jan 2013 - 11:17 AM

Excellent shadows Helen, well spotted.

Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 11:19 AM

A good study of light and shadows and good to see some plant lifeTongue
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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 11:25 AM

Like the purple hue in this Helen.

Best Matt

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franken
franken e2 Member 123261 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 11:25 AM

Mysterious and interesting Helen - Love it.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 12:33 PM

Wow...those are shadows from a curtain! I thought someone had gone nuts with a stencil brush.
Fascinating.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 12:42 PM

Yes Joline - from my net curtains - the street light on the opposite side of the road is very strong !!

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taggart
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26 Jan 2013 - 1:07 PM

Splendid shadows Helen--- perfect for Sat.!

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lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 1:31 PM

Almost eerie

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26 Jan 2013 - 1:56 PM

Pretty shadows, a new category...
Moira

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woolybill1
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26 Jan 2013 - 2:26 PM


Quote: Pretty shadows, a new category...
Moira

Now why didn't I think of that?
The kind of visual effect that is always around us yet so seldom recorded. Delightful!
Regards
Bill

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26 Jan 2013 - 2:52 PM

These are very special shadows Helen.
Ann

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TrevBatWCC
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26 Jan 2013 - 2:52 PM

As said above, dark and moody, and good Saturday Shadows shot, Helen Wink
Trev Smile

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26 Jan 2013 - 4:58 PM

A great image for saturday,well doneSmile
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26 Jan 2013 - 5:03 PM

wonderful light and tones

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26 Jan 2013 - 5:14 PM

Brilliant. Smile

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helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 5:39 PM

Thanks everyone SmileSmileSmile

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26 Jan 2013 - 6:37 PM

Well seen and shot.

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meniko
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26 Jan 2013 - 6:59 PM

its a quite great idea Grin
like it a lot!
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helenlinda
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26 Jan 2013 - 7:12 PM

Thanks Tony and Meniko SmileSmile

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26 Jan 2013 - 7:37 PM

A very inventive shot and an excellent result.
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27 Jan 2013 - 12:58 AM

very special, beautifully woven image.

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helenlinda
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27 Jan 2013 - 9:08 AM

Thanks John and Annette SmileSmile

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27 Jan 2013 - 11:14 AM

Beautifully spotted and taken Helen; very original.
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27 Jan 2013 - 5:58 PM

Excellent composition and a really dreamlike mood Helen.
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helenlinda
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27 Jan 2013 - 6:16 PM

Thanks Rende and Derek SmileSmile

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28 Jan 2013 - 8:20 PM

The darker pattern on the cabinet gives good depth to this Helen - leads us to the 'Place That Plant' book.Smile
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helenlinda
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28 Jan 2013 - 8:27 PM

Very well spotted there Brian SmileSmileSmile

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30 Jan 2013 - 2:47 PM

Cleverly done Helen well though out shot, nicely done regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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30 Jan 2013 - 3:11 PM

Thanks Leon Smile

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