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Colander

By helenlinda
Still waiting to be washed up !!!
Natural light through the kitchen window, and there to greet me when I enterd the room - who could resist - I mean taking the photo, not washing it up Wink
Hand held, so not the sharpest of definition, but its all about the light and not the colander anyway.
Many thanks for C & C on my seedhead yesterday. I had not expected it to attract so much attention - its good to be surprised at times Smile
Thanks for looking
Helen

Tags: Specialist and abstract Colander Flash and lighting Humour and fun May 2011

Voters: Ray42, pdcche, Imagephotographics and 44 more

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Comments


pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 8:02AM
Nice light and shadows Helen.. Peter

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dannyrich 5 1
24 May 2011 8:03AM
Nice use of general household objects and of course light Smile
24 May 2011 8:14AM
Great image Helen - well taken !

Chris
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 8:17AM
glad you mentioned what this is cos I wouldnt have known, great subject another of these very unusual shots but it works so well Smile
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
24 May 2011 8:33AM
What a difference light makes Helen. Well spotted and captured. Lovely work xxx
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
24 May 2011 9:15AM
Great shadows, Helen, another of your well spotted photo opportunities Wink. Carol
24 May 2011 9:27AM
Very clever and observant, smashing light and shadows.

Len
24 May 2011 10:35AM
works a dream .... can see all sorts in it
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
24 May 2011 10:35AM
Well spotted with the light and shadows Helen.
I thought at first to crop the dark space at the bottom out,but when you cover it up,you realise it is needed !!
Mick.
24 May 2011 11:28AM
I find avoiding washing up to be a tad easy for me Tongue love the shadows produced by this well spoteed great one click GrinGrinGrin
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 11:57AM
Excellent!
Moira
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
24 May 2011 12:07PM
You're a woman after my own heart....finding everyday objects in a new light is such fun. The kitchen always seems to provide fertile territory for such.
Love it!
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 12:15PM
love the light and shadow helen very clever work nice one Wink
andy
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
24 May 2011 12:33PM
You could crop off the collandar and this still works, a brilliant idea!
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 12:42PM
More interesting work Helen, great idea.
Shell
24 May 2011 1:09PM
Great imagination seeing this shot Helen, love the colour from the light shining through the colander,
fine image,
Adrian
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
24 May 2011 2:06PM
Superb image Helen. You've got a great facing window supplying you with some wonderful shots............Sandy
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
24 May 2011 2:28PM
Great shot with wonderful light and stonning tones,
saeid
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
24 May 2011 5:24PM
Very well seen, composed and captured, Helen..must have a ponder over my mucky pots before I start washing up! Wink
Trev Smile
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 5:29PM
A wonderful abstract image Helen, well thought out and captured.
Carol
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 5:32PM
Clever shot !....well seen scene (?), & well photographed....love the light-play thro' the holes....top notch !
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 6:56PM
Thanks everyone - some days you just see an image staring you in the face, and today was one of those days Smile
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
24 May 2011 7:00PM
Wonderful! Love the light patterns it makes.
Theresa
Rach1970 8 14 1 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 7:03PM
When you showed me this in the staffroom at dinnertime, from a distance, it reminded me of those old Smash adverts, do you remember? The ones with those silly talking aliens Grin
Rach
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
24 May 2011 7:20PM
It's all about light - light is all we need.............An enviable capture - I'm constantly looking for this kind of thing. Of course you couldn't resist!
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
24 May 2011 7:24PM
You just amaze me! Who would have thought of shooting the shadows from a colander! Great, Helen!!
Christina
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 7:49PM
Thanks Theresa, Rachel, Anjne and Christina
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
24 May 2011 7:58PM
Those light patterns are great. - gary
24 May 2011 8:08PM
Well seen - great natural abstract. A
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
24 May 2011 9:30PM
Another superb observation Helen - great shadow patterns - well composed too.
Brian.
Suehh 9 39 6 England
24 May 2011 11:09PM
A very interesting and unusual abstract Helen - lovely light and colour

Sues
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
24 May 2011 11:49PM
Thanks Gary, Arthur, Brian and Sue
Trout_Man 8 1 30 Wales
25 May 2011 7:24AM
A moment in time, captured very well...lile it. Your PF loks amazing now Smile Geoff.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
25 May 2011 7:46AM
Thanks Geoff
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
4 Jun 2011 11:28PM
You have quite an amazing portfolio here. Fantastic work -- all of your shots.
This one particularly caught my attention for its simplicity and the wonderful light.
I liked your explanation as well.
Nicely captured.
-=\Walter
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 7:11AM
Thanks Walter Smile

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