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Lttl Yllw Fsh

By Atlas    
Do you remember Bubble Tubes? This is one of those little plastic fish from one of those tubes but now in a tank Smile

This is a re-work of █YESTERDAYS█ image thats is now deleted and uploaded as a mod. I have brightened and boosted the yellow. Thanks to all who clicked and commented on yesterdays, I will promise to catch up with you all later tonight. I just had to try and figure out what was wrong with the last one. Maybe it's just not a good image and got what it deserved? Thanks everyone Smile

1/2000 sec
F/7.8
ISO 50

This was set-up in a 16 x 8 inch glass tank. The back of the tank had a sheet of white Perspex taped to it, and a slave flash with a blue balloon stretched over it to give the graduated blue colouring to the back lighting. The slave flash was approx three inches from the Perspex, and was triggered by a softbox a few feet from the front of the tank.

The plastic fish was lit by the softbox at the front but wasn't really close enough to light it well, so shadow highlight tool was used to enhance the look of the fish. I did try a snoot on the fish but it didn't give me the result I wanted.


Tags: Atlas Blue Water Fish Glass Bubbles Yellow Aquarium Bubble Tank Specialist and abstract Bubble tube Flash and lighting Humour and fun

Voters: vogelsang, PatrickSmith, nanpantanman and 76 more

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Comments


tn 12 4 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2007 8:37PM
Love it. Really bold and the bubbles are fantastic. Smile

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Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2007 9:03PM
Thanks for the four votes!

Hmmm I'm starting to finally get the message that people just don't like this image...no problem, I will just delete both of them once I've caught up with the very kind people who did like them.
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2007 9:14PM
Hmm thanks very much Pete. I can't delete an HC! I hope it wasn't just to stop me deleting it though?
looboss 9 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2007 9:23PM
It was lovely yesterday and its lovley today!

dont make me work so hard LOL!
Click
PaulY 9
21 Feb 2007 9:53PM
How could anyone not love this! Fantastic job of lighting this.
Paul
Nic_WA 12 179 2 Australia
21 Feb 2007 10:04PM
Yeah that yellow's much better Rob. Well done on the HC.
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2007 10:06PM

Quote:By PaulY's At 21:53:33 - 21st Feb 07
How could anyone not love this! Fantastic job of lighting this.
Paul



Thanks Luis, Paul and Nic Smile

I guess it's times like this that you find out what people really think of you and your work...and who your real friends/supporters are on the site...If only they would bother to look and read the description properly.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
21 Feb 2007 10:10PM
This is a vast improvement on those yellows Rob,I did like yearterday's image but your re-work has paid off.
I could see this as a set of tiles for a bathroom,you know,ones that are dotted around within the plain ones,a shower curtain..or even a jigsaw puzzle,the blues would be a challenge there!
Good work & an extra sticker too..well done you!
Janet
21 Feb 2007 10:13PM
congrats on the HC, i liked yesterdays but prefer this one as the fish is alot lighter,and love the way the bubbles are concentrated on the right hand side of the image
samantha
hebdens 11 5
21 Feb 2007 10:45PM
great image,much brighter little fish !It now POPS.Well done on the HC.
Tracy
C_Daniels 11 399 10 England
21 Feb 2007 10:47PM
Superb Rob - better than the previous one, definitely nothing fishy about it Smile
xinia 11 54
21 Feb 2007 11:06PM
brilliant - the light, colours clarity , bubbles and that smiling fish Smile
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2007 11:07PM
Glad Pete gave you an HC and persuaded you from deleting this little gem!
22 Feb 2007 12:03AM
Excellent image.
Well worth all the hard work!

Simon
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 2:44AM
Thank you all very much indeed, and sooo glad to see that some people were kind enough to take another look at this brighter more cheerful version Smile

Janet, you've made me smile, but I don't think anyone would buy them if they were printed on tiles, but the jigsaw sounds good! I was thinking beach towel or shower curtain...or how about on a one piece swimsuit Lol!
User_Removed 12 825 Lithuania
22 Feb 2007 3:53AM
well done!... the mod does make the difference!... and a sticker to boot!!... Wink
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 6:08AM
My last upload before the colour adjustments █.....See it here.....█

Thanks for the comment Peter Smile
VOBEROI 10 1
22 Feb 2007 8:01AM
fantastic as usual mate!
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 8:10AM
Congrats, fantastic bubbles.
GregorP 11 4 Slovenia
22 Feb 2007 1:37PM
Great ! Love it!!!

Gregor
TonyA 11 11 Spain
22 Feb 2007 2:59PM
Like this one better than the previous shot. The color of the fish atracts the view. Good work as always.

Antonio
davidbailie 13 457 7 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 5:18PM
Yes works better - obviously Pete likes the shot Smile - can't keep his finger off the HC button - quite right too

good varigated light

Dave
timsmith 11 3 England
22 Feb 2007 5:23PM
Glad to be no 30, I clicked for the other so def click for this one!
Tim
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 6:15PM
Thank you all very much for taking the time to look, comment and click Smile
User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 6:59PM
Congrats on both awards and the little yellow fish :o)

di
lobsterboy Plus
12 14.8k 13 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 7:23PM
Nothing wrong with this, a bit of humour and perfect "O2" bubbles.

Only fault I can see is its an HC when it should be an EC I recon Smile

Chris
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 8:54PM
Thanks Dianne and Chris Smile

I agree Chris, but I think Pete would of got a bit of hate mail if he had given it an EC Smile
CanonMan Plus
15 524 4 England
23 Feb 2007 4:35PM
Great shot. Yellow on blue is always a good contrast. You always put a lot of effort into your still lifes and it shows. Excellent.
Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2007 5:55PM
well done Rob
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2007 6:13PM
Thanks Steve and Maddie Smile
Ceciliat 11 6 Philippines
23 Feb 2007 9:56PM
Terrific colours lighting and just love how you have arranged the composition...well done and congrats...
Cesie
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2007 5:00PM
Than you very much, I'm glad you like it Cesie Smile
janehewitt 13 215 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2007 5:35PM
You do make me smile! Well thought out and executed, as ever! Jane
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2007 5:44PM
Thanks Jane Smile)
mr g 12 403 3 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2007 5:06PM
Excellent idea and image - so good of you to share the info too.

Rob
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2007 5:50PM
Cheers for popping over Rob Smile
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
27 Feb 2007 3:15PM
Yse, this one looks much better. It is brighter with more detail and contrast. Sometimes after I upload to EPZ I realize that I have to do exactly the same thing.

Patrick
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2007 4:57PM
I need to get it right first time in future, because I'm always doing it too Smile Thanks for the vote Patrick Smile
funkeldink Plus
12 1.6k 1 Australia
27 Feb 2007 7:16PM
funkin stunning mate
1 Mar 2007 4:35AM
nice lighting/vibrant color, and the bubble detail is very nice. well done.
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2007 4:54AM
Thanks Dude and Tina Smile
turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2007 4:34PM
Brilliant

Barb
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2007 12:15AM
Thank you Barb Smile
Mjhearne 9 432 4 Scotland
30 Mar 2007 8:48PM
Pure brilliance!
I love these creative shots with the bubbles...very clever!
I will get round to looking at all of yours soon!

Matthew
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2007 4:48PM
Thanks very much Matthew Smile
Way Cool, Rob.................Detail is Exceptional!

Cheerios,
Suzan Smile
31 May 2007 4:54PM
Love this, smashing cheerful colours!
jstock 9 2 Scotland
26 Jan 2008 12:33AM
Rob,
Just stumbled on your portfolio. Fantastic work. A masterclass in what you can do with a good lighting setup and great imagination. This is a stunning image.
Cheers, Jon
Costy 9 483 6 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2008 3:19PM
Just incredible.... again!
fenia 8 Greece
20 Apr 2008 7:47PM
I love the colors and the little fish. It is really cute Smile
Beautiful!
See? I'm following your advices Wink
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2008 8:00PM
Thanks for the great comments everyone...and Fenia Wink
JoeBo 9 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2008 10:19AM
Love your work.
Great idea, great lightiing. Really get the feeling that those bubbles are rushing to the surface.
Jo
CathyT 10 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 5:18PM
Excellent image.
Atlas 13 621 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 5:36PM
Thanks Jo and Cathy Smile

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