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Experimenting again. Blue glass bottle against white card with a light shining through the glass to get the reflection.

1/250 @ f/5.6
DISO 100

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:18-55mm @30mm
Title:Blue
Username:SuziBlue SuziBlue
Uploaded:6 Mar 2007 - 1:52 AM
Tags:Blue, Close-up / macro, Curve, Flash / lighting, Glass, Line, Reflection, Shadow, Specialist / abstract, Still life
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stevemelvin
6 Mar 2007 - 1:54 AM

Love the abstract nature of this. Those vibrant blues really stand out against the white.

Not entirely sure about the 2-sided blue border. May be better all the way around? Not sure.....it may grow on me!

Definitely worth a click!

Cheers,
Steve

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Skull
Skull  828 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Mar 2007 - 4:38 AM

Love the idea, the colours and the composition but I have to agree with Steve, the border is a bit iffy.

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joolsb
joolsb  927115 forum posts Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2007 - 6:04 AM

Very abstract, Suzi! Shame we don't see more of the bottle, though. The colours look great!

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redstag
redstag e2 Member 8100 forum postsredstag vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2007 - 6:49 AM

Not usually one for very abstract shots, but this is done so well!
Jon

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User_Removed
6 Mar 2007 - 7:24 AM

simply stunning

di

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49er
49er  8564 forum posts
6 Mar 2007 - 7:27 AM

I like the whole image, border an all..

like to see people trying something different.

Congrats...on a real quality shot..


Edgar

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2007 - 8:32 AM

Simply stated Suzi. Ron.

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kaybee
kaybee  103758 forum posts Scotland24 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2007 - 8:40 AM

I didn't thinkred wine came in blue bottles Suzi!


Oncce again youprove yourself to be the queen of making a shot out of 'nothing'



Roy

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2007 - 9:04 AM

Lovely abstract, nice presentation too ;-D

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2007 - 9:18 AM

Wow thanks everyone! I thought I'd go ever so minimalist for a change.

Thanks for the feedback on the two borders - I had half thought of ending the vertical just where it meets the bottle but then thought that would make it look unbalanced. But I'll try taking it all the way round and post it as a mod later. Just wanted to experiment with white space 8-]

Glad you like it 8-]

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owp
owp  9168 forum posts
6 Mar 2007 - 9:43 PM

. . very? . . Mmmmm Blue? Smile. . . and very Suzi! . . more experimental stuff please!


Mike.W

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andytvcams
andytvcams  1110396 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Mar 2007 - 4:31 PM

Do you do workshops?

Smile

Andy...

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2007 - 5:14 PM

Thanks Mike! I'll see what I can rustle up.

LOL Andy 8-] hehe!

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HowardA
HowardA  7231 forum posts
7 Mar 2007 - 5:33 PM

Liking this a great deal Suzi. Simple, bold and I really dig that white curve on the bottle!
Howard

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KenTaylor
KenTaylor e2 Member 92971 forum postsKenTaylor vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2007 - 7:34 PM

I like the part border, just adds that something to hold the shape. Interesting idea to explore.
Ken

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fauxtography
7 Mar 2007 - 10:03 PM

like it! i agree with steve about the part border, maybe a thinner line on the other two sides? but still, bold, different and good!

where do i sign up for the workshop?

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2007 - 11:11 PM

hehe LOL thanks everyone. 8-]

Workshop? Oh you mean everybody down the pub for a pint! I'm up for that 8-] hehe

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fauxtography
7 Mar 2007 - 11:15 PM

sorted count me in... Wink

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NeilM
NeilM e2 Member 7NeilM vcard England
8 Mar 2007 - 6:01 PM

this looks good Suzi, border seems to work well. Thanks for comments on yesterdays image (bales) much appreciated.

Neil

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2007 - 5:44 PM

LOL Mark 8-]

Thanks Neil - and thanks for my little badge! hehe

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JimV e2 Member 8JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2007 - 6:51 PM

Well thought out, photographed, and uniquely presented, very clever! I do not agree an all around border would improve it, rather the opposite!
Regards and thanks for your comment on mine.
Jim

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2007 - 4:13 PM

Thanks Jim!

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StrayCat
StrayCat  1014397 forum posts Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2007 - 9:37 PM

"At times our own light goes out and
is rekindled by a spark from another person.
Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us."

Albert Shweitzer


My goodness, I don't know what came over me.
Inspiration shows up at the strangest times.

Cheers.

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2007 - 9:49 PM

Thank you Denny 8-] Hope all is well with you.

Thanks for the visit and the encouragement Smile

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Mari
Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
20 Mar 2007 - 9:17 PM

Hi Suzi, wow, missed this one, haven't logged on for a while. I've always loved your use of space and this is no exception, i'm a love of blue bottles myself (Ty Nant Welsh water bottles especially ;0) ) would look stunning huge on a gallery wall somewhere. Hope this finds you well and happy.

Mari x

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SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2007 - 6:18 PM

Thanks Mari! Yeah Ty Nant - unmissable!! hehe

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mr g
mr g  9403 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2007 - 10:47 PM

Great graphic image love the position of the bottles in the frame and the colour

Rob

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SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2007 - 4:32 PM

Thanks Rob!

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aaronnaps
aaronnaps  7 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2007 - 6:08 PM

very impressed by this suzi, great color and very simple.
i like it alot!

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VintageRed
26 Jun 2007 - 12:31 AM

Yes!! Works well.
Nick

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Wibbles
Wibbles  7 England
26 Jun 2007 - 3:05 PM

Another simple shot, but it's the simplicity that attracts the eye. [click]

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SuziBlue
SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2007 - 5:40 PM

Thanks again all Smile

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ESP
ESP  726 forum posts England
7 Aug 2007 - 6:54 PM

I seem to have clicked on this but not commented ...so I will now ....SUPERB !!!!!!!

I'm taking it straight into my favorites Smile

Sara

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SuziBlue  1116195 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2007 - 4:49 PM

Thanks for the visit and the feedback, Sara Smile

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