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A few old books, & the remnants of my wife's Christmas Roses before she binned 'em.......

Many thanks for all the response to 'Dewy Nigella'.......glad you liked it !!.Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:EF24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 Jan 2013 - 12:58 PM
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/4sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:A Little Light Reading.....
Username:Niknut Niknut
Uploaded:9 Jan 2013 - 5:07 PM
Tags:General, Still-Life.
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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:09 PM

A beautiful image,
Ali Smile

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:10 PM

Excellently composed Keith but I wouldn't expect anything else from you! I've been practising similarly today but I think they'll all be in the trash by this evening - it's not easy! Smile great lighting and well taken!
Ann

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1stdan
1stdan  1 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 5:12 PM

Very creative and brilliant lighting

Kev

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:16 PM

A beautiful still life, Keith, a perfect composition and capture. Carol

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:17 PM

Excellent image. Well arranged and lit

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JuBarney
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9 Jan 2013 - 5:18 PM

A really lovely romantic composition
Ju

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Cliff1944
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9 Jan 2013 - 5:23 PM

Very nice arrangement and lighting.
Cliff

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:24 PM

well arranged and perfect light.
would love to sit down right there with a nice cuppa Smile

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JohnChambersPhotography

Very good arrangement works well, you got the lighting spot on.

John

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BIGRY1
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9 Jan 2013 - 5:34 PM

Great presentation and beautiful lighting. Looks very professional!Grin
Ryan

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senn
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9 Jan 2013 - 5:37 PM

top class a SL, great 3D effect, Keith

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
9 Jan 2013 - 5:39 PM

This is an excellent stil life Keith - extremely well set up !! Those red candles and pre-binned roses are stunning !!

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1nikongirl
1nikongirl e2 Member 31nikongirl vcard Canada
9 Jan 2013 - 5:40 PM

Gorgeous!!! Love everything about this photograph!Grin

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:42 PM

Fantastic and great work,love the composition too,
saeid

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kazza12
kazza12  2 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 5:46 PM

lovely work SmileSmile karen

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Fefe
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9 Jan 2013 - 5:48 PM

This is terrific, beautiful arrangement and stunning tones!
Diane

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 5:52 PM

Excellent arrangement and very well composed
Jim

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mikeoregon
9 Jan 2013 - 6:03 PM

The blue--genius!

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slide71
slide71  3 Scotland
9 Jan 2013 - 6:12 PM

Excellent Composition, colours and tones are fantastic GrinGrin

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Lillian
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9 Jan 2013 - 6:31 PM

Beautiful still life and wonderful composition
Lillian

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marshfam19
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9 Jan 2013 - 6:32 PM

Great image, love the composition, really like this.

Mary

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:03 PM

Beautifully composed and luxurious lighting, Keith.

Dave

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DicksPics
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9 Jan 2013 - 7:31 PM

A really well composed still life, Keith!

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4596 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:39 PM

Many thanks for your UA, Saeid........well appreciated !.Smile

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megan99
megan99 Junior Member 1 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 8:02 PM

i love this photo!Smile

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 8:44 PM

You need to get that clock fixed.Smile

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SUE118
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9 Jan 2013 - 8:55 PM

This is a very special image.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 9:35 PM

Nice one Keith

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mlseawell
mlseawell e2 Member 4mlseawell vcard United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 9:54 PM

Nice one! Love the creativity Keith.

Mark

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:05 PM


Quote: Excellent arrangement and very well composed.
Jim

+1.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:41 PM

Love that title and what a great match with this beautifully composed and captured still life.

Ann

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:57 PM

Great composition Keith - love the candles and fallen rose petals.
The use of the glasses on the open book works well also.
I can appreciate this since I do still lifes.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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capto
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9 Jan 2013 - 10:58 PM

Simply quality!

ivor

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
9 Jan 2013 - 11:41 PM

A stunning composition and so superbly captured ... Carol Grin

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UrbaneMagick
9 Jan 2013 - 11:51 PM

Love this, beautifully composed matey!!

Gareth Smile

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 8:48 AM

Beautifully composed, I just love those fallen roses, a nice finishing touch.
Carole

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 12:17 PM

This is still life at it's very best.
Joan.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 1:41 PM

GORGEOUS still life. The light and 'feel' of the whole thing is just perfect.

Andrew

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 3:37 PM

Great composition, detail and excellent light.

Gerry

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4596 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 3:53 PM

Oooo...many thanks Sue, & Carol for your UA's......you're very kind !!.Smile

& Brian....GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin.....that clock weighs a ton, so needs 'persuading' now & then !!

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 4:33 PM

Nice one Keith. Well put together. Cannot figure out whether the clock says AM or PM.

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 8:18 PM

Very well arranged making a stunning composition with excellent light.
Paul

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 8:42 PM

Superb still life

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bricurtis
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10 Jan 2013 - 9:07 PM


Quote: & Brian.........that clock weighs a ton, so needs 'persuading' now & then !!

GrinSmileWink

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 9:43 PM

Great image, Keith. It has quite a Gothic feel to it apart from the specs and clock of course. Very well executed. The roses and candle-stick work so well together.
Alun

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helenlinda
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11 Jan 2013 - 6:21 AM

Superb still life - Helen SmileSmile

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Scottishlandscapes
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11 Jan 2013 - 8:25 AM

Yes you do still life work with your own style which is very good Keith.

Dougie

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
11 Jan 2013 - 11:30 AM

Best still life I have seen for a while very well processed and the presentation is top class, love it Keith, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
13 Jan 2013 - 4:11 AM

I like this still life!Smile
Regards Valery

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ChristineD
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13 Jan 2013 - 3:48 PM

Excellent image. Well arranged Grin

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Wendyp
Wendyp  2 England
13 Jan 2013 - 9:38 PM

Beautifully composed still picture and very professional. I love everything about it.

Wendy

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almiles
almiles  438 forum posts United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2013 - 3:37 PM

I like the positioning of the books and the roses, their slightly decayed look compliments each other and the lighting is excellent too.

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 - 7:44 PM

A delightful still life Keith.
Mike.

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User_Removed
7 Feb 2013 - 1:28 PM

absolute top quality still life.......................................phil

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ann_g
ann_g  10 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 - 8:06 PM

love it Smile

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