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Weights & Measure II

By 213hardy      
After yesterdays comments, i decided to re shoot this little scene, minus the glass and with slightly more spacing, much happier with the results. Grin

V2 a slightly different angle.

The indentations just under the rim of the Measure, are date stamps, put there by Customs, every time the measure was checked, they start at 24 (1924) and go up to 48 (1948),

All C&Cs welcome

Thanks for looking


Tags: General Close-up and macro Measure Weights

Voters: DicksPics, Hermanus, andylea and 18 more

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27 Feb 2013 7:07AM
Two excellent reflectionless images, Den!
I think V2, with the 'flatter' POV gets it for me today.


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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
27 Feb 2013 7:11AM
! also think V2 is the better image Den !! Well captured !
27 Feb 2013 8:28AM
I agree with **** and Herman. V2 is better.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 8:50AM
Version two for me also. The square crops also adds makes for a more balanced composition which in turn adds to the appeal.

Regards Nathan
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 9:33AM
Yes.....100 percent better.
Like both versions equally today.....
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 9:51AM
Both are much, much more satisfying than yesterday's. I favour V2 too, I don't think they need too much space between them, and in V2 the longer shadow from the weights creates a base for the tankard to sit on.
One minor point - if you use fabric as a base it's worth ironing it first, ripples can be a bit distracting though that's not a major problem here.
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 10:10AM
Removing the glass was the key, Den; these are far more satisfactory. With the technical problem out of the way you can work on the composition; both your versions here are pleasing, V2 more so. The depth of shadow in the background is overall greater and more even, leaving just two lighter patches, one either side of the pewter mug. I would be inclined to clone out the lighter patch on the right but leave the one in the centre of the square: just a gut feeling, others might remove both or leave both in.
Very attractive.
Herge88 11 40 4 England
27 Feb 2013 11:23AM
Another fine couple of images, maybe a tad to similar to yesterdays for me, but that is not to detract from a very good image.

Best Matt
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2013 2:41PM
Soooooooooooo much better without the glass.

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