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This photograph was taken yesterday whilst trying to get to grips with a new tripod. Still life photography has not been a subject that I have explored fully, however I have often been inspired by Still Life Paintings, and over the years have kicked out quite a few Oils, Pastels, and Watercolours. The warming light was kindly provided by a torch, and the rest was simply made up from withered and wonderful items found my garden shed.

Thank you so very much for all your kind comments, and words of encouragement.

Hope you all have a great day ahead, I on the other hand or off to see the vendor of our new home.


Regards Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Sep 2012 - 10:50 AM
Focal Length:48mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/29.0
Shutter Speed:4sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Fireside Glow
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:12 Sep 2012 - 7:57 AM
Tags:Fireside, General, Glow, Neglect, Still life, Warming, Withering
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:59 AM

Nice one, Nathan, well composed and captured. Carol

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gazlowe
gazlowe  3 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 - 8:00 AM

love the lighting

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:00 AM

A rather pleasing atmospheric still life study. Just wonder if it is a tad too dark

Albert

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cats_123 Plus Member 114322 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:12 AM


Quote: A rather pleasing atmospheric still life study. Just wonder if it is a tad too dark

Albert

tend to agree about the light ...but a rather fiery study Smile

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reflectionsinlight

well set up still life

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
12 Sep 2012 - 8:34 AM

Well done Nathan the is STILL LIFE in the old dog yet! nice one like it! well placed and thought out, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:43 AM

Basis of a good still life image Nathan, well put together. but not sure you have got the exposure quite right in this one, all looks a little flat
Regards Richard

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
12 Sep 2012 - 9:02 AM

Lovely composition Nathan, looks like an old oil painting just discovered and in need of a slight clean ... Carol Grin

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franken
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12 Sep 2012 - 9:05 AM

Very nice.

Ken

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51306 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 9:06 AM

The lighting reminds me of Rembrandt, Nathan.

Dave

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stephens55
12 Sep 2012 - 9:30 AM

Nice image

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 9:47 AM

the things we do in the name of photography - then you had to put everything back in its rightful place! O gee!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 Sep 2012 - 9:48 AM

I agree with WhiteRose - Rembrandt definitely would have / could have painted this. I love the colours and the atmosphere you have created Smile

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
12 Sep 2012 - 9:48 AM

A very nice still almost monochromatic capture.
The colour being strong just lacks texture.
Well done. WesternRed.

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CameraAnnie
12 Sep 2012 - 10:06 AM

Nice shot, love the colours. Agree that it could do with a bit more light.

Annie

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 10:13 AM

this reminds meof the minitures foumd in Italian/Russian churches

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morpheus1955
12 Sep 2012 - 10:28 AM

Lovely image, beautifully captured and presented.

Hugh

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digital_boi
12 Sep 2012 - 11:00 AM

love the lighting Nathan

Graham

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 11:06 AM

I'm just amazed you got so much light from a single torch!
Quite atmospheric image.
This is something we can all do if housebound or weather poor
and itching to produce an image.
Let's have some more please.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 11:11 AM

Yep definatley a Rembrant you have here Nathan....... Bet you took the tripod to the Tate Gallery reallyWink
Like it a lot and I want that sacking you have used as a tableclothGrinGrin Great use of materials!
Diane

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 12:05 PM

Extremely .eautiful still life execution.

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ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 12:56 PM

A very moody image...
I would like to see a little more detail and black ares...
Still taken very well..

Dave

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mikbee
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12 Sep 2012 - 2:08 PM

Love the colours and subtle lighting here Nathan.
An excellent shot.
Mick.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 2:20 PM

love the lighting , has a nice relaxed feel to it, very well taken Nathan,
Ali

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
12 Sep 2012 - 4:38 PM

Like the Lighting ....

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1881
1881  3 India
12 Sep 2012 - 7:16 PM

Lovely image/ work


Regards - SANJEEV -

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jaktis
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12 Sep 2012 - 7:48 PM

So beautiful

Peter

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 - 7:51 PM

Moody image!!!!!! Autumn on the cornerSadSadSadSadSad???????????? AniaWink

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3237 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:34 PM

A lovely image with great light
NettaSmile

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hasslebladuk
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12 Sep 2012 - 9:51 PM

Stunning work bringing all the detail and tones out
mike

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troosers
troosers  2 Scotland
12 Sep 2012 - 10:20 PM

Brilliant, Dark but with a warmth, LOVE it.

Donald. Smile

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 - 12:19 AM

Simply beautiful Nathan. Lovely warm colour
Jim

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
13 Sep 2012 - 5:42 AM

This photo is like a picture of the old Flemish masters, Nathan!Smile
Regards Valery

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:37 AM

Great work, Nathan! You're very creative. I'd love to see how it would look with a little increase of contrast.

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 - 8:56 AM

Into the dark depths Nathan, lovely captured image by torch light, very creative, Peter..

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Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
13 Sep 2012 - 9:08 AM

Perfect mate..........GrinGrinGrin

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amber460
amber460  2
13 Sep 2012 - 4:22 PM

Beautiful still life Nathan, for me I think it has just enough lighting to give it that after glow look.
Regards,
Sue

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