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By Candlelight II

By chase
Another from my experimenting session using just candlelight, slightly different arrangement....without the Pine Cone Wink
My favourite bits are the reflections of the candle in the specs.

Lit by candlelight as you see here against a dark bg.
An HDR image, 3 frames each 1 stop apart, combined in Lightroom finished in Photoshop with a tidy up crop, levels and a touch of sharpening.

Thanks for calling in.
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Janet xx

Tags: Time Books Still life Glass Hdr Watch Spectacles Lace Candlelight

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PhilT2 Plus
11 561 32 England
12 Oct 2020 9:56AM
Excellent still life by candlelight. Very atmospheric
12 Oct 2020 9:59AM
Lovely still-life.
KingArthur 15 8 Malta
12 Oct 2020 10:02AM
Wonderful moody still life Janet, lovely setup.

Joe Smile
12 Oct 2020 10:10AM
Another fine and very atmospheric image here, love the coloured candle-holder!

Dave 🙂
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
12 Oct 2020 10:14AM
Lovely atmospheric set up with beautiful light and colours.

Arne Smile
chris-p Plus
16 75 England
12 Oct 2020 10:35AM
A warm homely image...
FabioKeiner 8 111 1 Austria
12 Oct 2020 10:43AM
chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
12 Oct 2020 10:44AM
Thanks all.
Phil, Ted and Sandra, great to have your UAs thank you.
Janet xx
Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 21 Wales
12 Oct 2020 10:48AM
Lovely candle light Janet. Moody. Tom
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2020 10:58AM
Has an old-worldly feel this one!
12 Oct 2020 11:18AM
Lovely atmospheric still life.
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
12 Oct 2020 11:26AM
Another very lovely presentation, Janet, can't decide on which of the two versions I prefer... 😃👍
Trev 😀
chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
12 Oct 2020 11:30AM
Thanks guys.
Somnath, wonderful to have your UA, many thanks.
Janet xx
12 Oct 2020 11:34AM
Excellent Janet, the light reflecting on the glass, composition and detail are spot on.SmileSmile
bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
12 Oct 2020 12:26PM
Loveley light Janet - picked up nicely by the decanter and glass.
chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
12 Oct 2020 12:29PM
Richard, may thanks for your UA, much appreciated.
chataignier Plus
8 204 10 France
12 Oct 2020 1:02PM
Delightful ! Nice composition beautifully lit and photographed
chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
12 Oct 2020 1:46PM
Thank you David, your UA is most appreciated.
jacomes Plus
6 28 41 Portugal
12 Oct 2020 1:48PM
I prefer this arrangement to number 1. As you say it's a nice reflection of the candle flame in the glasses; and the candle smoke brightens the centre a little and connects the candle and the decanter, as do the flecks of reflected light in the glassware. All together a nicely
balanced arrangement.
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
12 Oct 2020 2:26PM
A lovely well put together and lit still life. I really like it.
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
12 Oct 2020 3:03PM
An interesting rearrangement, Janet, and I think on balance, this one works better. I like the extra light falling on the candle holder, showing more of its pattern.
adagio Plus
3 3 2 England
12 Oct 2020 3:29PM
Beautifully done Janet, and I like the reflection of the flame in the specs as well as the soft shadows the candlelight has created, especially on the books and glassware. Nice one👍!

chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
12 Oct 2020 4:04PM
Thanks all.
Angela, fab to have your UA, very much appreciated.
Janet xx
Mike_Smith Plus
14 816 2 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2020 7:07PM
What a brilliant image, I also love the candle reflections
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
12 Oct 2020 7:26PM
Agree--- I like the reflections in the glasses!
12 Oct 2020 8:22PM
Beautiful work..Lin
chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
13 Oct 2020 8:29AM
Arne, many thanks for your UA, appreciated.
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2020 9:37PM
Beautiful use of the candle light.Smile

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