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Light Tower

By Richard_OSullivan  
This was a tea light holder I spotted in a church last weekend.
All comments and criticism most welcome.

Thank you for looking

Tags: Light Church General Tower Tea Specialist and abstract Richard osullivan Eternal view

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CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
18 Dec 2011 12:30PM
Great pov, Rick, very well captured and presented. I would never have guessed what it was if you hadn't explained Smile Carol
perkyjude 10 46 11 England
18 Dec 2011 1:08PM
Interesting capture and well seen. Took me a while to 'see' it. I love intriguing shots. The only thing I may have done post photo would have been to use my 'air brush' tool on the base of the lamp as it is rather grainy. Can you see the brown coloured circle behind all the tea lights? I think it may help the lights to 'pop'
18 Dec 2011 3:35PM
Thank you Carol Smile

I do see what you mean about the base Judith and actually I did make a start at removing the base but it seemed to make the lights look like they were just floating in the air, so I changed it back again. I do appreciate your comments though and agree that doing something with the base is needed but not sure what exactly Smile
Or have I maybe misunderstood and you mean to smooth the base to make it less grainy?
This was shot at iso 1000 as the church lighting was very dull.
Niknut Plus
11 3.0k 82 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2011 4:30PM
Great shot !!.....fascinating subject & PoV....sure makes a striking it !!!!
banehawi Plus
17 2.5k 4263 Canada
18 Dec 2011 5:44PM
Really nice image. I like the apparent border effect the shot, well done. Makes a really nice abstract.

paulbroad 14 131 1293 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2011 10:04AM
This is rather nice. Shows how to use spot metering correctly to get spot on exposure - pun! I'm not keen on the border - a simple white line suites me better - rarely keen on jazzy borders unless they are directly linked to the subject.

19 Dec 2011 5:05PM
Thank you all Smile

Paul that jazzy border is the subject.... its just the top of the framing
Big thanks for the rest of your comments though Smile
paulbroad 14 131 1293 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2011 8:44AM
Ah, I see - not a border at all. It does actually look like one, though, until you explained.


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