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New Veg!

By cattyal  
I picked up some more bits and bobs to play with this weekend - some of it might even get eaten - but I won't promise that.

Hopefully there will be some decent light tomorrow and I can try a few with just window light. The softbox is ok but natural light is so much better if it's right.

The room stinks of garlic - I did kind of mash one of the cloves whilst pulling it apart and despite keeping it in a plastic box it still whiffs.....

Tags: Still life General Vegetables Digitally manipulated

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bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 8:50PM
Great still life Alison at least the garlic will keep the vampire's at bay .

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JenniCh 12 32 2 England
5 May 2012 9:13PM
Love the mix of colours and textures in this one ......... Jenni
5 May 2012 11:57PM
Lovely textures and colours in this still-life.

Anna_W 6 1 2 United Kingdom
6 May 2012 6:29AM
Very nicely done and the rough texture suits the vegetables perfectly - I really like the effect you've achieved here. I once helped a friend with an Old Masters-type still life shoot where she was using a pair of dead rabbits (ingredients for stew, apparently) - being an organised sort of girl she'd got them a few days beforehand and I could smell them way before I got into her studio! Inside the room you could've cut the smell with a knife Smile
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
6 May 2012 11:11AM
A fine combination. As a purist, I'd love to see the plastic tie removed from the beets though...takes away from the "old masters" effect.
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
6 May 2012 8:22PM
Thanks everyone Smile I've done some more today in natural light- they come out much better and I dare say one or two will appear in due course.

Oh Joline - I removed the plastic tie just for you on the ones I did today Smile

Oh Anna - I'd love to add some dead lifestock to my pics but yep - the smell would not be good and I'd have no use for them when I'd finished with the photos Smile

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