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Saturday Shadows

By ChiliMan
What an amazing response to yesterday’s upload. Thanks, all Grin

Special thanks to Helen ( helenlinda ) and Carole ( rolepics ) for their User Awards on my previous upload and to Ed ( Glostopcat ) for his on ‘Sunlit Yellows’ Smile

Right-O…today’s offering was taken in April 2010. Strong late afternoon sun had cast these dark shadows onto the patio and I just had to record them.

The original straight-from-cam shot is in V3.

Vs 1 & 2: I thought I’d try to focus more on the leaves and their shadows by eliminating the messy surroundings. Unfortunately the final image looks like a short length of intestine with some undigested vegetable matter Sad

Let this be a lesson, people. Chew your food!


Tags: Leaves Shadows Black and white Flowers and plants Humour and fun Saturday shadows

Voters: WhiteRose1, barbarahirst, andylea and 25 more

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
19 Jan 2013 6:16PM
Wonderful SmileSmileSmile. I think V.2 makes it to the winning post for me, Andrew, but what a cracking set. Carol

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Jan 2013 6:21PM
Nifty presentation, Andrew, I do like the colour version.

19 Jan 2013 6:26PM
thanks for your amusing write up .........
V2 wins for me today
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 7:02PM
wonderful colour and light andrew brilliant detail v2 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
19 Jan 2013 7:12PM
It looks rather insecticidal - Ha! a new word. Smile
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
19 Jan 2013 7:21PM
Very clever work here Andrew, version one for me.

Best Matt
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 7:37PM
v2 for me Andrew...unusual for me to prefer colour.

Unusual & effective processing to boot Wink


7 10 10 England
19 Jan 2013 7:50PM
After that description Andrew I'm preferring V3.Grin
19 Jan 2013 7:53PM
well I love mono so it my pick of the day.. but with that being said all were very well done
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 8:57PM
V2 for me too Andrew, but its a close one!
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
19 Jan 2013 9:04PM
I think I prefer the original, V3. So glad of the tip though re chewing. Does this mean I need to take the beans out of the can first too? TongueSmile

helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 9:13PM
Well v3 gets my vote - looks like a question mark WinkWink
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 9:36PM
Superbly outlined - V1 please!
Tibetan 4 3 England
19 Jan 2013 10:13PM
Hey, you are a pretty smart Guy Andrew, like all three very well done, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
20 Jan 2013 12:05AM
I like the mono, so V1 gets my vote for today
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
20 Jan 2013 1:50AM
Great for saturday shadows!
nikshot 7 9 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 7:38AM
Smart processing Andrew, V2 is my choice but then I like them all .

20 Jan 2013 8:24AM
They are all lovely Andrew, but V1 is my favourite Grin
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
20 Jan 2013 12:05PM
I like the original. If you cropped that just below the big black blob it would make a very interesting shadow shot.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
20 Jan 2013 2:24PM

Quote:I like the original. If you cropped that just below the big black blob it would make a very interesting shadow shot.

Thanks very much for the suggestion, Joline! I think you're on to something. Fact is, I like the original shot too but there was too much mess. But merely eliminating the blob should neaten up things loads.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
20 Jan 2013 2:25PM
Thanks, everyone Smile
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
20 Jan 2013 10:38PM
I love your description. Makes me think of my cats.. In summer they use grass, now all is covered in snow they tried the lemongrass Wink one disgusted look... Why do you grow that stuff!

And seriously, I like no 1 even if I'm the only one, but the original is also very nice!
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
21 Jan 2013 6:41AM
As I've worked my way down here reading all the comments so far Andrew, I find myself changed from where I was at the top Grin I wasn't too keen on the mono at first, but that changed once I saw where you were coming from with V3. I had then decided it was V2 for me, but now think Joline has made a very good suggestion!
Rgds., Jim
PS. Does that make any sense?.......should it?? GrinGrin

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