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Pack your trunks...

By NDODS    
I took this reflective image a short time after my left for work. On the morning it was tipping down with rain 'as usual' so I jokingly said "pack your trunks" as she left the door. I used a little pit of creativity on the now famous polished kitchen table. Because of the terrible weather I was extremely frustrated that I couldn't be wheeled around to captured some more appealing images, however this one may bring a smile to a few faces, on yet another miserable day in Rochester.

Tags: Animals Reflection Three Metallic Elephants Trunks Following Humour and fun

Voters: bobsblues, barbarahirst, ugly and 43 more

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bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 7:26AM
Hi nathan we got the same weather here p-----ing down .Great image love the reflections well done mate .

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26 Apr 2012 7:27AM
love these... and yes your table does get a good airing on here.
I have a dull boring wood one
yours works a dream
ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 7:31AM

26 Apr 2012 7:34AM
Well presented with excellent reflections Nathan.

SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 7:38AM
I got drenched yesterday and today looks the same. Lovely shot.
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
26 Apr 2012 7:52AM
You'll have to do what I do Nathan, and get yourself a macro studio set up, it doesn't take much space up and if you get someone to collect the specimens for you you'll be in business mate.......Most of my macro stuff is done this way these days as I've limited mobility myself, although not on the same scale as you I know.
This might have been taken indoors mate, but it's well shot and superbly presented, well done.....

26 Apr 2012 7:59AM
Great reflections and well captured. Proves that great photography can be had in the home
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 8:36AM
It's very well taken Nathan and I'm envious of that kitchen table! Beautiful reflections.
26 Apr 2012 8:56AM
That is some polished table,,, wish mine was like that. I might try something similar but i only have pigs as me and the wife have a collection of them, people think we are strange, they are probably right Wink
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
26 Apr 2012 8:57AM
Like the details and reflection Nathan, well worked
Regards Richard
stuart1963 5 272 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 8:58AM
I agree the weather is frustrating, but you still manage to show us some creative images.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
26 Apr 2012 9:01AM
Variety is the spice of life, Nathan... and I do like your table top images.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1856 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 9:16AM
I shall now be singing Nellie the elephant packed her trunk and said goodbye to the circus all day. Which is not good news for Bill...
26 Apr 2012 9:41AM
You make these type of shots so effective and always interesting. Another nice image.

woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 12:38PM
A very effective composition. That table is a wonderful resource!
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
26 Apr 2012 3:07PM
Rather superb this one I think Nathan.
Great reflections.
Great shot.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
26 Apr 2012 3:17PM
Superb composition and lighting Nathan.


love this Nathan another fantastic shot, regards Jamie
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 3:56PM
Thanks to you all for taking time out to look at my image, and make such wonderful comments.

I have unfortunately not been in a position today to look at, appreciate and vote on all your superb work, today has not been to good. Hopefully I shall have a better evening once I have taken my 7:30pm medication.

Regards Nathan
An elephant never forgets and you have three, well taken well presented hope you feel better soon,

netta1234 Plus
5 382 2 Wales
26 Apr 2012 5:37PM
Great shot with lovely reflections,don't worry about not feeling good to vote,I always like to see your photo's ,they are always good and unusual
Hope you will have a better day tomorrowWink
26 Apr 2012 5:45PM
You need to pack your trunk and get up to my house if that is how polished your keep your table. Loads of black glass in my kitchen needing a good buff up WinkGrin.
This is absolutely beautiful Nathan. No matter how restricted you are in the home, I think that wonderfully creative mind of yours will find something to shoot, and delight us with. That is a pretty good idea that Ade suggested - macro. Hope you feel better by this evening. Moira
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
26 Apr 2012 8:02PM
Well composed and presented

carper123 Plus
6 1.0k 8 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2012 8:46PM
Hi Nathan,
really is your forte, fantastic.
well done
a dart of elephants
Super set of nellies and reflections on that special table...keep em comingWink
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
30 Apr 2012 11:51AM
I love the title for this lovely tabletop.
Great image Nathan.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
6 May 2012 10:09PM
A superb still life image, I like the reflection. I'd be careful of that Ade Osman character he's trying to convert you to the dark side!Wink
nice reflection ............a good compac. image
7 Aug 2012 9:36PM
Nice composition.

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