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~ Nocturnal tipples ~

By KKmoments
Another 'toying' around shot..... playing with focus, soft box, external flash and things with all manner of props and try this just for something different..... any comments/tips/hints would be welcomed as I don't usually do this sort of stuff but felt I should 'try' as these camera mags keep telling me how to use the 'buttons' I thought I should 'try'...!!!

Straight from cam (no crop) and given some 'tones'.... thought this felt like a night shot hence the title and the colour was influenced by the drink!!!

Hope you all had a good w/end

Karen Smile

Tags: General Coffee Close-up and macro Cappuccino Biscuits Caffeine Humour and fun

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Comments


30 Jun 2008 8:58PM
different but it works.
DolphinLady 15 54 1 Wales
30 Jun 2008 9:00PM
I was thinking how the colours were saying "coffee ", then read your little comment, so something has worked....
I like this a lot...great composition & wonderful presentation.
I could almost become a coffee drinker because of this image.
Hilary
Mounters 14 85 2 England
30 Jun 2008 9:05PM
Great composition, the colours and lighting are perfect for a coffee ad, this is top drawer stuff, well done
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 9:06PM
Super, I like it very much - as much as I like cappuccino!
Johanna
Les_G 13 148 4 Scotland
30 Jun 2008 9:10PM
like the toning, nice composition. You can almost smell the coffee!
rmr 13 1 Wales
30 Jun 2008 9:12PM
super focusing lovely shot,could do with one myself ,lol
mark
BrokenAir 12 20 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 9:46PM
Super, really like this ^_^
30 Jun 2008 9:50PM
Great camera work Karen, would look great in a coffee shop on the walls, when I saw the thumb I thought it was Guinness Smile well done on this work, Adrian
G73photography 14 417 15 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 10:00PM
good comp and i like colour tone, im sure this would do well as a stock photo, G
bayleaf 13 8 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 10:31PM
Like it a lot.

John
30 Jun 2008 10:53PM

Quote:Great composition, the colours and lighting are perfect for a coffee ad, this is top drawer stuff, well done


Mr mounter 's says it all... fantastic Karen...!!1

Nikki !
lonely_oryx 13 61 55 England
30 Jun 2008 10:58PM
Very good composition
Possum 14 148 England
30 Jun 2008 11:01PM
Really complementary toning for the subject, Karen - a good bit of work indeed.
Allie
whiteswan01 12 13 England
1 Jul 2008 12:37AM
great dof nice mono
Dawn
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
1 Jul 2008 12:52AM
Only bit I would change would be to turn the cup to the right just a taddy bit-- My marginal brain had to puzzle out what it said, love this shot as is-- really did not have to read the cup-- , wish it weren't so late, making me hungry!
Jennnnn
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
1 Jul 2008 3:34AM
I could see this hanging on the wall of my local coffee shop.
Ty
bfgstew 14 668 105 England
1 Jul 2008 2:50PM
Tremendous work Karen and 10 out of 10 for giving it a go.
Have to agree with Jennn on the coffee cup to a certain degree, but like the mystery as to what is says, something lover? Adds a tone of procavativness to it (does that sound right??????) Also i would have liked to have seen the front cup fully in the frame, mirroring the back cup, then i think the comp would have been 100% IMHO.
Hope this helps Karen and thanks for sharing your talent.
Stew
dianah 14 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2008 7:30PM
Brilliant Karen..how many coffee bars would put this on their wall ? I could see it in our bistro in Liskeard Smile
Something really different for you and it has worked so well.
Di
Chriscj 15 96 1 England
1 Jul 2008 9:23PM
Maybe place the cups so they are at the same angle to each other, nicely done all the same Karen.


Chris
Nettles 13 England
2 Jul 2008 11:03AM
A really excellent shot and something different.
I really like this a lot.
Annette
LisaRose 14 172 4 United States
3 Jul 2008 11:09PM
This could be in a magazine, really good.

Lisa
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
10 Jul 2008 10:06PM
An advertisers dream Karen, you should e-mail this one to the marketing agencies

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