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By chase
I went out to try and find some Artichokes, none to be seen, they are sooo out of season Sad
Had to make do with some Fennel.Oh well, the other image will wait I suppose.
Not drastically happy with my results, it may not remain here, not quite sure.

Lit by my lightbox camera left.
3 frames combined in Lightroom, finished in Photoshop.

Thanks for taking the time to call by.
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Janet xx

Tags: Still life Old Wood Lightbox Garlic Scales Fennel Textures and layers



woolybill1 Plus
16 39 79 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2022 8:11PM
The textures and feathery greens really come over very well here, I think.
I love fennel; MrsW is not keen on the aniseed flavour so I get the lion's share when she includes it in North African dishes.

JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2022 8:53PM
A terrific still life
af1 Plus
10 1 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2022 9:21PM
Fabulous still life love all the tones and edit...Alan
Lillian Plus
13 23 17 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2022 10:42PM
Janet a lovely... lovely still life
13 Dec 2022 7:30AM
Also not keen on the taste of fennel. Why the urgency for artichokes?
Robert51 14 11 137 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2022 8:11AM
Another wonderful still life and I think we have all had that feeling that there is something more to be had out of an image.
The mod I started with a solid color layer set to soft light at 25% and move the colour picker around the image. I thought the green from the fennel worked well. Added a b&w dodge and burn layers. Followed by a LUT trying to find that change in light. Last played with the light over parts of the image.
I hope you like it and as always just ideas...
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
13 Dec 2022 8:48AM
Thanks everyone.
Andrew and Lillian, great to have your UAs, many thanks.

Nice mod Robert, thank you for letting me know what you did.

Fiona, I have an image in my mind that won’t go away, Artichokes are the main ingredient.

Janet xx
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
13 Dec 2022 9:00AM
a wonderful still life ....good use of the available light Wink
saltireblue Plus
12 13.7k 84 Norway
13 Dec 2022 9:00AM
Does the inverted scales tray represent your indecision, MJ? Or is it to prevent any more fennel being added, subconsciously wanting artichoke?Wink
RonDM Plus
8 411 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2022 9:14AM
A superb still life

chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
13 Dec 2022 9:18AM
Hi Oliver, fab to have your UA, thank you.
Lol Malc, probably a mixture of both, I got fed up of trying to balance stuff in the place I wanted it to be so I flipped the tray in frustration Wink
Janet xx
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
13 Dec 2022 12:16PM
Works for me, Janet, a very lovely still-life 😃 And I do prefer your original to the mod 👍🏻
Trev 😀
Fefe Plus
11 84 49 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2022 4:27PM
Beautiful light and textures Janet, I have never had artichokes or fennel, did you want to eat them as well as employ them as model?
I think the fennel makes a nicer model than artichoke ( after I googled what one looks like, I have had a sheltered life Wink)

Sprouts might work well , for models and eating 😋😋😋
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
14 Dec 2022 4:39PM
Sprouts ?? Bleah, oh yuk !!
Thanks everyone.
Janet xx

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