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By PrunellaCara    
Don't know how old these dominoes are - I imagine from the 20s/30s as they belonged to my father in law.

Rainy day here so it's a 'still life' day ... I hope I'm not over-doing the black stuff, but I do like the contrasts it creates.

I am the proud owner of a black glass - topped desk that I picked up from a local freebie website. I could hardly believe it when I saw it cos I'd been looking in the shops for a black mirror tile or some such with no luck. It's ideal for my set ups and I love the reflections, but I'm free to cover it up if I'm so inclined. I had the lighting lowish so there is a bit of noise but it seemed to add to the nostalgia bit.
I had great fun afterwards with adding effects or borders and these turned out the best I think.

Thanks so much again for all your lovely comments etc blessings, Eileen

Tags: Black Still life General Games Black and white Digitally manipulated Cards Dominoes

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NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2015 2:34PM
Three very appealing well worked images with image one being a slight favourite. Nicely composed and captured with well worked lighting.

Thanks for sharing Eileen.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
25 Aug 2015 2:40PM
Very different approach, very interesting shots.Smile
PranavMishra 9 52 18 India
25 Aug 2015 2:44PM
very nice, Eileen... again this awesome ad comes to mind..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcnzam_R9c4
25 Aug 2015 2:48PM

Quote:Very nice, Eileen... again this awesome ad comes to mind..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcnzam_R9c4



Wow - it is awesome - never seen it before! Thank you !
25 Aug 2015 2:52PM
Lovely trio, Eileen, the dominoes look a very old set! Different and delightful.
All the best,
Dave Wink
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.8k 158 England
25 Aug 2015 3:42PM
Beautifully arranged and presented. The cards look posh as well.

Dave
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
25 Aug 2015 4:34PM
Artfully arranged and original in presentation.
Good job, Eileen.
25 Aug 2015 4:51PM
Adept selection of tones and hues. Cards provide a nice anchor to the composition. Well done, thank you for sharing
25 Aug 2015 5:02PM
Three 'ace' images, Eileen!

RichardSmileSmile
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
25 Aug 2015 6:15PM
I like this kind of contrasting-- like the mirror effect-- Very pleasing work!
User_Removed 16 32 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2015 8:26PM
Just right for this rainy weather. SmileSmileSmile

Jeff
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
26 Aug 2015 1:35AM
Great set...love those old dominoes
sparrowhawk Plus
13 282 2 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2015 7:54AM
superb work
26 Aug 2015 2:07PM
Superb and artistic work Eileen, well done..Lin
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
26 Aug 2015 3:26PM
A lovely still-life set up and capture, Eiileen Smile That's a useful piece of kit for getting nice reflections too Wink Like each version equally Smile
Trev Smile
prabhusinha 14 5 5 India
26 Aug 2015 5:57PM
A lovely set of Table Top.
RockArea 15 18 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2015 7:17PM
Those look like very fine old dominos and that black reflection is great for still life.
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
27 Aug 2015 12:48PM
Brilliant idea and also a brilliant setSmile
And I do like the blackSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile
Richsr 14 91 223 England
29 Aug 2015 1:55PM
Version three works for me here.
R.
Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
30 Aug 2015 11:17AM
Beautiful detail and composition Eileen; V1 is my favourite. The soft reflections work really well.
Rende
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
31 Aug 2015 5:25AM
Super reflections. Very good idea and well done.

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