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I had one chance to get this shot so I hope you like it, I say one chance because the ice started to melt instantly and had melted by the time I had taken the second shot, due to the water being at about room temperature :o)
Thanks very much indeed for looking,
Details of the set-up are in the comments in Bold
Superb shot! Excellent detail, sharpness and colours. Very professional!
Great, as usual. I like the contrast colour/BW
Flawless, Rob - throw it Gordon's way : they'd be fools not to use it.
hahaha, new right away it was you! fabulous
Stunning, the orange and ice working well in conjunction with each other to produce an excellent well thought out image, nice one!!,
Wow this is cool. Well done!
How did you light this Rob? and with what? Hope you don't mind sharing that info.
Great fresh look to this. Spot on lighting and even better considering you only got one chance. Impressive stuff
Superb - incredibly clean and fresh.
Up to your usual excellence. This is very refreshing. Great lighting.
That's refreshing! Great combination.
Thankyou all very much for your comments :o)
Ian, who or what is Gordons please?
For Rob or anyone else who is interested, this was set-up in a 16 x 8 inch glass tank, I used clear classes to hold the piece of orange in place, the same for the ice, and below that was an airline attached to a pump for the bubbles.
The lighting was a large softbox behind the tank, I did have a slave flash below the tank but ended up turning it off as it didn't really improve it.
Wow. That's lovely.
Looks good enough to drink
Stunning shot there, I absolutely knew it'd be one of yours! I'd be quite interested in giving something like this a try myself this weekend. I have flat sided glass vase and an aerator that I could use but don't have studio lights or soft boxes. Do you think it's possible to get similar shots using just desk lamps? I'm telling myself that I'm going for the "ghetto studio" style. LOL!
Thanks Vesen, P Monk, Barbara and Lauren :o)
Lauren, I think you might be stuggling with standard desk lamps, but if they are bright enough and you can get the shutter speed up then anything is possible, your probably better of doing it in bright sunlight, if the weather picks up a bit :o)
Thanks for the info.
Thanks for that, I'll see how it turns out. I think I need to get myself a lightbox but recently I saw how expensive they can be!
wow, this is brilliant. i really love this. great tones, lighting and composition. superb shot
Oh boy; Stunning. Lost for words Rob.
This is fantastic. It's making me thirsty just looking at it.
excellent image and idea.
That change, you took it in a split of a second, Rob.! (1/2000.!
Great Artistic picture. Well done.
Amazing work. So well done. Congrats. Paul
Just love this, great impact shot. Fantastic comp and detail.
Am I allowed to say "COOL"!
crystal clear, congratulations
Fantastic shot! Excellent detail on the lemon and very well captured!
Thankyou all very very much indeed :o))
Pete, I have just made some dinner but too exited too eat it now...cheers for the EC mate :o)
Oops, sorry! Clicked it now!
Excellent, and thanks sharing the setup info.
Just returning to say CONGRATULATIONS on the well deserved EC!
Many congrats on the EC, Rob - richly deserved.
Gordon's = the gin people?
Brilliant idea with great effect!
Really like it and must try something similar
Congrats on the EC
Thanks again for the kind comments everyone, and for popping back with the good wishes :o)
Did you know it's been TEN whole months since I had an EC! I was starting to get a bit worried :o)
Well done Rob!
well deserved EC...great idea nice to have all the info clever work superb shot.
Excellent shot Rob,well worth the work you put into it.Congrats on the well deserved EC.
Fab Fab Fab!!
I need to branch out and try some new things I think...
crisp and lovely
Stunning image, Rob, so refreshing, an advert company should snap this up.
PS well done on the EC
Very well deserved EC!
love the comp and contrast between colours!
Very prefessional looking photo. And yes, this would be great for a soft drink ad!
I agree with it being a good shot for an ad company. Fantastic work. Well done
crisp and clear, well done
Great shot - nice one Rob!
All good things come to those who wait!
Your shots are amazing, you must 'get into advertising' you would make a fortune! jane
lovely pin sharp and very clear. click
Thankyou very much for taking the time to comment and click everyone, very much appreciated :o)
Thats quite true actually thanks Tracey ;o)
Marvellous work Rob, great image, well done.
Brilliant, congratulations on a very well deserved EC, Tara x
Congrats Rob, a fine piece of work!
wow! this image is fantastic
Thanks Eric, Tara, Sam, Cole, Anthony and Ivana, appreciate all your comments :o)
This is what ePz is all about......great work that someone explains how its done and other members are inspired enough to have ago. Terrific stuff Rob!
Wow! Just saw this shot, and read through the comments. Thank you for sharing the setup and inspiring the rest of us! Doug
Fabulous as always, superb detail! congrats on your EC
Excellent work Rob - congrats.
Thankyou Clare, Nigel, Doug, Annaliese and Mel and everyone else who has clicked too :o)
It's been great reading all the comments, thankyou for that, you have all made my day :o)
Thanks Andy :o)
Very very nice. Having tried to produce this type of shot, I appreciate the work and effort put in. Well done. The image is sharp, well lit and colours are perfect.
Wow Rob - I nearly missed this excellent shot! x
Nigel and Linda, thankyou very much for your kind comments :o)
The patience and attention to detail that goes into your still life shots deserves to be rewarded like this. Top shot, well done.
Congrats on POTW I'd hoped this would get an EC at least but glad it swept the board. K.
Super shot, well deserved POTW. Nice to see something different winning the award.
i dont think i can add to what has been said, thanks for posting it for everyone to see.
thanks even more the description of how it was done!
Just popped back to say 'well done!!' and well deserved Jane
WOW! I have the biggest smile on my face right now, that I'm starting to get jaw ache..... but that feeling is one of the best I have had in a long time, thankyou each and everyone of you for all your votes and lovely comments, and Pete for choosing my image for POTW.
Mr Happy :oD
Just saw the POTW. Nice one Mr Happy :o)
Just the ticket for a hot and sunny day. You can almost taste the Lemon. Great shot and well done.
Well how did I miss this one? Congrats on the RC,EC & POTW its really well deserved. Supurb stuff mate.
Love the way it seems to glow on screen.
Wow wow wow!
3 team points go to the top of the class
Thanks Mel again :o)
Cheers for your comments and clicks Glen, Kevin and Chris :o)
Mr Very Happy :oD
Wow, I had not seen this! Well done Sir, this is an excellent piece of work much deserving of the EC and picture of the week! You should be proud, I am for you! Spot on! Click!!!
Excellent capture Rob,superb composition and presentation...
Congrats on your well deserved RC,EC AND POTW...
'tis a glorious image Ann
Thankyou very much indeed Greg, Cesie and Ann :o)
this is simply stunning! Congratulations.
Such lovely work, looks very refreshing! Congrats on the EC and POTW! Oh and RC of course! Did anyone tell you what Gordon's is? Incase no-one e-mailed you, it is a brand of gin, they have tv ads similar to this (except, moving obviously) :o)
not going to attempt to comment on all your pictures, you really have an excllent portfolio..........have enjoyed them all
Vivo, Becky and John thankyou so much for you kind comments :o)
Becky, I think Ian did say what he meant somewhere in the comments, thanks :o)
I saw this a few times on the front but didn't twig it was yours Rob - I can usually spot them a mile off LOL - well done and congrats
Exscellent. The idea and the realization.
Can feel the chill - excellent
Cheers for your comments Steve, Jivko and Dave :o)
Wow great work Gin and tonic springs to mind )
Great work well done on the EC too
Thanks very much Lucy :o)
Oh yes! Very nice, Rob!
Thankyou Patricia :o)
I missed it, how did I miss it?
This is excellent ...and was only a matter of time before you had a potw, which one are you going to get on canvas then?
Stunning shot,great lighting.
Thanks Anne, and Peter :o)
Anne, I didn't think I would ever get POTW with a still life type shot :o)
Do you get a choice of what you have on the canvas then?
You deserve it Rob, surprised you haven't had one sooner ...as far as I know you can choose any pic you like
Thanks Anne, I didn't know that :o)
I was just trying to look through the forum, sure someone asked about it a while back but I can't find it ...hope I'm right
I've rembered, it was Gav, he won potw with his Lemur pic and had a canvas done of his little boy here
...but this is so good, would make a great print
I think I might stick with this one anyway Anne, unless I do owt better of course.
OMG, Like....127 Clicks was not enough, 'eh???!!! LOL!!!
I'm not even going to tell you HOW long it took me to figure out what POTW even meant??!! Damn, I'm still laughing.....I first thought:
Problem of the Week, Poem of the Week, Prisoner of which War?
This is how out of the Loop I am!!! LOL!!!
OK OK, Nice #128th Clicked shot of the Week!
To the Bubblies...
LOL cheers Suzan :o)
N.N.C.S.O.T.W....I will have to think about that one for a few days!
Congrats on a superb image
Click one hundred and thirty ! Stunning work indeed, congratulations Rob.
Thankyou very much Barb and Margaret :o)
Thanks William, I don't suppose you have a click to go with your comment do you?
here is a tick
Alain and William, thankyou kindly for your votes :o)
absolutely fantastic image
better late than never!
Thankyou very much Hayley, it's never too late for a click :o)
Wow! This should be up on a billboard somewhere!
Wow! what an amazing portfolio!
Thanx for commenting on my pic.
So many links to this image I had to come and look in the end ;o)
Worth the visit though.
Thanks for looking Sweetpea, Sam and David :o)
Never thought I'd get to the end of the comments! Can't believe I missed this one, Rob. Very creative and well worthy of the EC. Wonderful portfolio by the way. Don't have time to comment on all the shots I like but I'll be clicking a few I might have missed.
Have had a look at your portfolio and your website and am more than impressed.Very stylish and eye-catching
Thankyou Both very much indeed :o)
Thanks for looking at my website and signing my guestbook Grant :o)
This is stunning - fabulous work, Rob.
Thanks Susie :o)
Stunning, great web site to..
Thanks Teena, I must upload some more images to the site soon, thanks for signing my guestbook too ;o)
My pleasure ;O)
Beautiful photo, beautiful work, beautiful website!
Thanks for your lovely comments on my work too.
Rob you are a legend, the pics are incredible as is your web site, be very proud of your work..you deserve to be.
Just stumbled across your portfolio and have now lost the last half hour gazing at your great macro work. Very graphic/stylized images, so well done. I look forward to more!
BRILLIANT SHOT, MAKES ME WANT TO EAT AN ORANGE.
Thankyou all very much for your very kind comments and votes :o)
great shot Rob very fresh, like the way in your pictures that you explain how you composed the shot a great help to a newbie like me
My English vocabulaire is insufficient to express what I feel when I see this image !
P.S.: I like it
Dear Rob, Thank you for your kind comment & all your help, I can't tell you how much I appreciate it. Your work is inspirational.
This is amazing! Very inspirational! Well deserved EC & RC. Click.
Thank you all very much indeed :o)
I get thirsty looking at this. Great job!
Seem to have missed this somehow - I was probably away on holiday
Cheers Jim. I'm surprised you not on holiday now!
Excellent well done i would be proud of that one
Thanks for the feedback on my pics.
Thank you very very much indeed George
mmmm. im thirsty now!
Thanks for your comment Gemma
Hello Rob, you project that refreshing feeling so well with these shots...quality of exposure is excellent.
Thank you very much indeed Doug
Aha, finaly found the bottom of the page ...lol.
Stunning piece of work Rob.
Thank you very much Malc )
This is fantastic! Imagine it would work well with plenty fo other subjects too.... why not try a sequence? Strawberry? Blackberry's? Cucumber?
This is just superb! I wish I could see this photo being taken live, so I can learn the technique ! May be an online video would be a brilliant idea!
Once again Great shot!
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