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Red

By chase
I took a walk down the lane next door to me to se what I could find....good bit of exercise.
Spotted this hawthorn still with some berries left over from Autumn and with new leaves emerging.

Taken in daylight on a black, reflective surface.
I used a piece of material hung on a dress rail to stop some of the light.
I wanted this to be really dark with the light hitting the berries and the red bottle.
The pewter plate the bottle is standing is really bent but, I think it adds a little to the image.

Raw file converted in Lightroom, finished with some faffing in Photoshop.

Thanks for dropping by
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Stay safe everyone.
Janet xx

Tags: Leaves Red Black Still life Glass Bottle Berries Daylight Hawthorn Twig Pewter

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Comments


31 Mar 2020 2:55PM
That's different. I like it.

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adagio Plus
1 1 1 England
31 Mar 2020 3:01PM
A really tasteful creation and I like it.....lots!!!

Angela😄
Buffalo_Tom Plus
13 2.3k 11 Wales
31 Mar 2020 3:20PM
Love your creative mind Janet. The simplest of things you use.
Tom.
saltireblue Plus
10 10.6k 61 Norway
31 Mar 2020 3:22PM
Yes, it works for me, Janet. Just enough light to allow us to enjoy the main elements.
31 Mar 2020 3:41PM
And all the better for that bend.
richmowil Plus
11 411 2 England
31 Mar 2020 4:44PM
Quality composition!
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
31 Mar 2020 5:20PM
Beautifully done Janet - those green shoots really look good amongst the red.
Brian.
chase Plus
14 1.6k 359 England
31 Mar 2020 5:51PM
Thanks everyone.
Special thanks to Tom and Lorraine, your User Awards are very much appreciated.
Janet xx
31 Mar 2020 6:52PM
Wunderschön
martin.w Plus
18 593 23 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2020 7:33PM
I like the simplicity Smile
dimalexa 3 4 Greece
31 Mar 2020 8:06PM
A perfect still life!
Dimitris
viscostatic 13 45 7 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2020 9:59PM
Beautiful still life work.

Phil.
chris-p Plus
14 72 England
31 Mar 2020 11:35PM
Simply simple...all the right ingredients Janet
1 Apr 2020 1:11AM
A beautiful still life.
chase Plus
14 1.6k 359 England
1 Apr 2020 7:01AM
Thanks everyone.
Chris, great to have your UA, thank you.
Janet xx
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2020 11:03AM
You continue to inspire Janet - love those reds - beautifully handled.
KateGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 15 England
1 Apr 2020 11:07AM
Very lovely still-life set up, Janet - you're so good at these 👍 Good bit of faffing too 😃
Trev 😀
clicknimagine Plus
10 637 100 India
1 Apr 2020 1:40PM
Love the light and the contrast of red and green...
chase Plus
14 1.6k 359 England
1 Apr 2020 1:55PM
Thanks all.
Kate, great to have your UA, many thanks.
Janet xx
chase Plus
14 1.6k 359 England
1 Apr 2020 5:25PM
Hi Helen and Somnath, really great to have your UAs many thanks to you both.
Janet xx

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