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My mother-in-law has a beautiful painted glass ball. It was kept in the china cupboard at her previous home, but when she moved into a flat she relocated it to the banana hanger - as you do WinkWink
With both sitting room lights on, it throws two shadows which produce a darker area where they overlap. Its a very busy photo so I have removed all colour except from the glass ball
Thanks for looking
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Oct 2012 - 5:42 PM
Focal Length:25mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/25sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Three hooks
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:13 Oct 2012 - 8:50 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Saturday shadows, Specialist / abstract
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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 10jdinne vcard England
13 Oct 2012 - 9:16 AM

Wonderfully composed and processed Helen, shadows too.

John

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:19 AM

Very artistic use of the colour popping technique, an impressive image.

Best Matt

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:21 AM

Thanks John and Matt SmileSmile

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
13 Oct 2012 - 9:30 AM

Well seen and captured ! Thanx for sharing Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4963 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:41 AM

Well composed and presented, Helen. Lovely shapes.

Dave

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:43 AM

Thanks Herman and Dave SmileSmile

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:52 AM

Beautifully simple image, great composition and shadows

Hugh

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:53 AM

Thanks Hugh Smile

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JohnChambersPhotography

Nice shapes with shadows well placed. simple but very effective.

John

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
13 Oct 2012 - 10:30 AM

A very effective idea, cleverly thought out! and nicely done, like the difference with the colour and mono, good shadows, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
13 Oct 2012 - 10:49 AM

like the twin shadow Helen well thought out and executed



GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32307 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 11:14 AM

A wonderfully crafted image Helen. GrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 3moiral vcard Scotland
13 Oct 2012 - 11:35 AM

Excellent idea (shot and banana holder WinkGrin) and very good shadows too. Moira

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
13 Oct 2012 - 12:01 PM

Perfect for selective colouring

Peter

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom70 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:19 PM

Don't think I've ever observed two shadows from one object Helen!
It's amazing the things you see!!
This works very well with colour popping.
Clever image.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:30 PM

Expertly created, Helen.

Ray

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Joline
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13 Oct 2012 - 1:00 PM

You have caught this at just the right moment.....excellent.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7327 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom878 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 1:28 PM

Quite apart from the shadows, which are very you, the ball itself is very you too. Look at those little ducklings!
Moira

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 2:18 PM

very interesting object- and lovely selective colouring.

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CarolG
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13 Oct 2012 - 2:42 PM

A beautiful ornament, Helen, and three wonderful shadows, great presentation. Carol

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 3:46 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments SmileSmile

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AnnChown
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13 Oct 2012 - 4:36 PM

Well done Helen! The selective colouring works well.
Ann

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barbarahirst
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13 Oct 2012 - 4:47 PM

three indeed
a wonderful image

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frz67
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13 Oct 2012 - 5:07 PM

love the composition

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taggart
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13 Oct 2012 - 5:08 PM

A surprising and well thought out shadow image-- Love this one!

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TrevBatWCC
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13 Oct 2012 - 5:13 PM

The banana hanger is just perfect for displaying this beautiful and colourful glass ballSmile A wonderful presentation, Helen...with shadows, too! Wink
Trev Smile

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helenlinda
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13 Oct 2012 - 5:21 PM

Thanks Ann, Barbara, Francesco, Jenn and Trev SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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13 Oct 2012 - 6:14 PM

I do like how you have achieved the double shadow and it adds much to the composition.

Albert

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helenlinda
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13 Oct 2012 - 6:19 PM

Thanks Albert Smile

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netta1234
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13 Oct 2012 - 8:31 PM

A beautiful image with brilliant shadows
Netta

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pluckyfilly
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13 Oct 2012 - 8:32 PM

excellent use of shadow Helen I love that glass ball

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gajewski
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13 Oct 2012 - 10:04 PM

This makes for an interesting still life and the shadows are a big part of this.
-\=Walter

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Lillian
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13 Oct 2012 - 10:13 PM

Lovely pleasure here Helen to make this the 40th vote
like the way you have manipulated this..beautiful
Lillian

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13 Oct 2012 - 11:12 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments - much appreciated SmileSmile

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 - 7:49 AM

A nice swan neck and ball shadow Helen, Peter..

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14 Oct 2012 - 8:00 AM

Thanks Peter Smile

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saltireblue
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14 Oct 2012 - 11:49 AM

Layers of shadows, and what a good use for the banana hanger. That is novel.

Malc

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helenlinda
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14 Oct 2012 - 12:37 PM

Thanks Malc Smile

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