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Fennel

By chase
Fennel from my garden.
This stem was battered by the recent wind and already broken, an ideal opportunity for a few frames.
I rediscovered the little pot hidden away in the back of a cupboard during a tidy out.

Lit by a small handheld led light, directed to shed some light on the dark bg.
A 3 frame HDR image, combined in Lightroom, finished with a tidy up crop, levels and a drop of sharpening in Photoshop.

Thanks for dropping by.
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Janet xx


Tags: Plant Vase Garden Yellow Green Flora Flowers and plants Sacking Fennel Led lighting

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Comments


Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2020 11:33AM
Love the hessian underneath as used as a bow on the vase.
The fennel is a lovely plant and you've done it proud with your imaginative
arrangement.
KateGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
27 Sep 2020 11:34AM
A very lovely arrangement, set up and presentation, Janet, like it a lot 😃👍
Trev 😀
Leedslass1 Plus
6 3.9k 3 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2020 11:40AM
Lovely image, great vase!
27 Sep 2020 11:46AM
Beautiful, lovely arrangement, I like the little pot too.
Sylvia
SlowSong Plus
13 10.3k 30 England
27 Sep 2020 11:49AM
THis is gorgeous. I particularly like the inclusion of the hessian, which makes all the difference to the composition by way of colour and texture.
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
27 Sep 2020 12:04PM
Thanks guys.

Kate, Sylvia and Chris, wonderful to have your User Awards, very much appreciated, thank you.
Janet xx
Saastad Plus
3 16 17 Norway
27 Sep 2020 12:17PM
This is very beautiful Janet!
I enjoy both light, colours, backgrounds and presentation.

Arne Smile
chataignier Plus
9 221 12 France
27 Sep 2020 12:34PM
Lovely ! I really like the toning colours of the plant and vase and the use of the hessian. Excellent !
David
Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 26 Wales
27 Sep 2020 12:59PM
Beautiful Janet. Tom
adagio Plus
3 4 2 England
27 Sep 2020 1:53PM
Beautifully arranged Janet, with the addition of the hessian adding that perfect finishing touch.

Angela😄
dudler Plus
18 1.9k 1928 England
27 Sep 2020 2:27PM
Beautifully subdued and subtle.
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
27 Sep 2020 2:39PM
Thanks all.
John, great to have your valued UA, many thanks.
Janet xx
James124 Plus
7 48 50 Portugal
27 Sep 2020 2:50PM
Beautiful still-life, Janet, I like the limited colours too and the hessian really suits the fennel.

We had fennel clumps in our garden in France, growing to over 6ft, made a nice screen for our sun terrace, and a lovely scent too (if you like aniseed balls!).
James
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
27 Sep 2020 2:54PM

Quote:and a lovely scent too

My kitchen smells like an old fashioned sweetie shop Wink
saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
27 Sep 2020 3:23PM
Fennel finally finely photographed...
27 Sep 2020 6:23PM
A lovely image, beautifully arranged.
David
bricurtis Plus
16 2.6k 52 England
27 Sep 2020 7:00PM
Beautiful image Janet - really like the Fennel arrangement and the hessian on the vase was good choice.
Brian.
Love this Janet, the composition, colours, lighting and the perfect BG make this a beautiful still life image.
Carol
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
28 Sep 2020 3:15AM
A wonderful image Janet. Beautiful work.
28 Sep 2020 5:34AM
How did I miss this yesterday? It's lovely. Graceful stems and great lighting. I do wish however that it had a base. It looks to me like the hessian is a bit of a magic carpet keeping the whole thing suspended mid-air.
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
28 Sep 2020 10:33AM
Thanks everyone.
Special thanks for UAs to Chris, Brian, Carol, Phil and James, great to have your Awards, very complimentary.
Janet xx
patri 18 3 Italy
28 Sep 2020 4:37PM
It's beautiful and original.
Patrizia
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
6 Oct 2020 5:02PM
Hi Adam, lovely to have your UA, many thanks.
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
13 Oct 2020 8:29AM
Hi Uri, wonderful to have your UA, thank you.

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