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Still Life with Wine and Skull

By cattyal  
Another fiddle with yesterday's still life setup - modification of the flash behind the decanter will be the next experiment.

This time I took the grid off the light to give a wider spread of light. Not entirely sure if I like it or not Smile

Tags: Books Still life General Wine Digitally manipulated Skull Decanter

Voters: Dave_Collier, johnlw, Fish59 and 26 more

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Fish59 12 4 1
29 May 2013 10:55PM
Love the composition in this shot!! Smile

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Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
30 May 2013 12:21AM
All the components work together and I like the use of the various reds and burgundy.
scrimmy Plus
9 389 5 Scotland
30 May 2013 2:01AM
as a thought - idea (yes it is lonely) does the decanter need more wine it? - thinking the colour of the wine might provide a bit more balance - rather than more to drink Smile
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
30 May 2013 8:27AM
Thanks folks - I'll put this lot away this evening and try something else - maybe Smile

Yep - the decanter could do with a bit more wine - which would mean buying another bottle. It's a rather large decanter (and very heavy) and the contents of that plus the glass is a full bottle. Maybe I'll swing by Tesco sometime and pick up another!
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
30 May 2013 12:53PM
The lighting in v1 is just about perfect to my eye. The balance is very good, and I enjoy seeing the top of the decanter. I like the amount you have in it, it shows that it has been used, and more natural to the setting. Excellent work.
Bonvilston 7 61 8 United Kingdom
30 May 2013 4:41PM
I find the first version much too dark. V2 is more in keeping with my eyesight Wink.....Peter
30 May 2013 8:05PM
Lovely still-life. Version 2 for me as it's a little lighter.
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
31 May 2013 10:38PM
Thanks again everyone. Tonight on my laptop V1 looks just fine - tomorrow it might be too dark - such is the excitement of a temperamental laptop screen Smile

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