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Orange Chill

By Atlas    
If you have any interest in this photo please E-mail me:

I had one chance to get this shot so I hope you like it, I say one chance because the ice started to melt instantly and had melted by the time I had taken the second shot, due to the water being at about room temperature :o)

1/2000 sec
ISO 50

Thanks very much indeed for looking,

Details of the set-up are in the comments in Bold

Tags: Nikon Atlas Food Ec Rob g atlas Ice Cold Water Fruit Bubbles Orange Oranges Cool Atlas30 Drink Specialist and abstract Fresh Back lit Back lighting Juice Orange slice Juicy Chill Chilled Refreshing Refresh Icecubes Beverage Orange chill

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clairabella 13 92 Austria
5 Aug 2005 4:52AM

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cameragirl 13 43 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 4:52AM
Superb shot! Excellent detail, sharpness and colours. Very professional! Smile
Great, as usual. I like the contrast colour/BW

IanFlindt 13 740 21 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 4:58AM
Flawless, Rob - throw it Gordon's way : they'd be fools not to use it.
noseprints 14 576
5 Aug 2005 5:07AM
hahaha, new right away it was you! fabulous
silverwolf 16 7 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 5:14AM
Excellent shot.
sze4j 13 56 Singapore
5 Aug 2005 5:15AM
superb... Wink
cdm36 13 391 7 England
5 Aug 2005 5:18AM
Stunning, the orange and ice working well in conjunction with each other to produce an excellent well thought out image, nice one!!,

trahern 14 863 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 5:20AM
Excellent work.
5 Aug 2005 5:22AM
Wow this is cool. Well done!
mr g 13 403 3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 5:23AM
How did you light this Rob? and with what? Hope you don't mind sharing that info.

Great fresh look to this. Spot on lighting and even better considering you only got one chance. Impressive stuff
KathyW 14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
5 Aug 2005 5:32AM
Superb - incredibly clean and fresh.
billma 14 119 United States
5 Aug 2005 5:32AM
Up to your usual excellence. This is very refreshing. Great lighting.

helendixon 13 30 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 5:41AM
That's refreshing! Great combination.

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 5:44AM
Thankyou all very much for your comments :o)

Ian, who or what is Gordons please?

For Rob or anyone else who is interested, this was set-up in a 16 x 8 inch glass tank, I used clear classes to hold the piece of orange in place, the same for the ice, and below that was an airline attached to a pump for the bubbles.
The lighting was a large softbox behind the tank, I did have a slave flash below the tank but ended up turning it off as it didn't really improve it.

Vasen 12
5 Aug 2005 5:53AM
Wow. That's lovely.
5 Aug 2005 6:01AM
Looks good enough to drink
BarbaraB 12 53 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 6:07AM
Love it!!!
starstriders 13 1.6k United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 6:23AM
Stunning shot there, I absolutely knew it'd be one of yours! I'd be quite interested in giving something like this a try myself this weekend. I have flat sided glass vase and an aerator that I could use but don't have studio lights or soft boxes. Do you think it's possible to get similar shots using just desk lamps? I'm telling myself that I'm going for the "ghetto studio" style. LOL!
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 6:30AM
Thanks Vesen, P Monk, Barbara and Lauren :o)

Lauren, I think you might be stuggling with standard desk lamps, but if they are bright enough and you can get the shutter speed up then anything is possible, your probably better of doing it in bright sunlight, if the weather picks up a bit :o)

mr g 13 403 3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 6:46AM
Thanks for the info.
starstriders 13 1.6k United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 6:54AM
Thanks for that, I'll see how it turns out. I think I need to get myself a lightbox but recently I saw how expensive they can be!
firzhugh 12 13 New Zealand
5 Aug 2005 7:21AM
wow, this is brilliant. i really love this. great tones, lighting and composition. superb shot
deltafour 13 13
5 Aug 2005 7:24AM
Oh boy; Stunning. Lost for words Rob.

MarkyMarc 12 498 Canada
5 Aug 2005 7:30AM
This is fantastic. It's making me thirsty just looking at it.

5 Aug 2005 7:31AM
excellent image and idea.
click samantha
jan 1 13 12 Netherlands
5 Aug 2005 7:33AM
That change, you took it in a split of a second, Rob.! (1/2000.!
Great Artistic picture. Well done.
paulcr 12 1.5k 9 Ireland
5 Aug 2005 7:33AM
Amazing work. So well done. Congrats. Paul
dalischone 13 295 Scotland
5 Aug 2005 7:42AM
Just love this, great impact shot. Fantastic comp and detail.

Am I allowed to say "COOL"!

Maddie Plus
12 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 7:45AM
crystal clear, congratulations
ChazB 12 64 3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 7:52AM
Fantastic shot! Excellent detail on the lemon and very well captured!
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 7:55AM
Thankyou all very very much indeed :o))

Pete, I have just made some dinner but too exited too eat it now...cheers for the EC mate :o)
MarkyMarc 12 498 Canada
5 Aug 2005 8:03AM
Oops, sorry! Clicked it now!

AdrianTurner 13 350 Wales
5 Aug 2005 8:09AM
Excellent, and thanks sharing the setup info.

cameragirl 13 43 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 8:23AM
Just returning to say CONGRATULATIONS on the well deserved EC! Smile
IanFlindt 13 740 21 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 8:32AM
Many congrats on the EC, Rob - richly deserved.

Gordon's = the gin people?

C_Daniels 12 399 10 England
5 Aug 2005 8:39AM
Brilliant idea with great effect!
Really like it and must try something similar
suleesia 13 176 Malaysia
5 Aug 2005 8:47AM
brilliant! congrats!
mr g 13 403 3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 8:59AM
Congrats on the EC
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 9:10AM
Thanks again for the kind comments everyone, and for popping back with the good wishes :o)

Did you know it's been TEN whole months since I had an EC! I was starting to get a bit worried :o)
KathyW 14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
5 Aug 2005 9:29AM
Well done Rob!
starliz 13 1.6k 3 England
5 Aug 2005 9:33AM
well deserved EC...great idea nice to have all the info clever work superb shot.
proberts 13 218 4 Wales
5 Aug 2005 9:34AM
Excellent shot Rob,well worth the work you put into it.Congrats on the well deserved EC.
S_Ten 12
5 Aug 2005 9:53AM
Fab Fab Fab!!

I need to branch out and try some new things I think...

heatherb 13 23 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 10:14AM
crisp and lovely
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 10:17AM
Stunning image, Rob, so refreshing, an advert company should snap this up.

Mari Smile

PS well done on the EC
Rob_p 13 80
5 Aug 2005 10:26AM
Awsome photo!
Very well deserved EC!
love the comp and contrast between colours!
PatrickSmith 12 1.2k 2 United States
5 Aug 2005 10:32AM
Very prefessional looking photo. And yes, this would be great for a soft drink ad!
AnnieK 12 96 Spain
5 Aug 2005 10:39AM
I agree with it being a good shot for an ad company. Fantastic work. Well done
5 Aug 2005 10:46AM
crisp and clear, well done

tj Plus
14 2.0k England
5 Aug 2005 11:28AM
Great shot - nice one Rob!

All good things come to those who wait!

janehewitt 14 215 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 11:36AM
Your shots are amazing, you must 'get into advertising' you would make a fortune! jane
vparmar 13 7 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 12:19PM
lovely pin sharp and very clear. click
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 12:28PM
Thankyou very much for taking the time to comment and click everyone, very much appreciated :o)

Thats quite true actually thanks Tracey ;o)
ericfaragh 14 143 4 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 12:57PM
Marvellous work Rob, great image, well done.
helena 13 134 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 1:01PM
Brilliant, congratulations on a very well deserved EC, Tara x
bassan 14 9
5 Aug 2005 1:14PM
Congrats Rob, a fine piece of work!
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
5 Aug 2005 1:53PM
excellent stuff.

shitzkit 13 147
5 Aug 2005 1:55PM
fantastic shot
5 Aug 2005 5:18PM
wow! this image is fantastic
excellent job!!!
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2005 8:58PM
Thanks Eric, Tara, Sam, Cole, Anthony and Ivana, appreciate all your comments :o)
sybilla 13 258
5 Aug 2005 9:49PM
This is what ePz is all about......great work that someone explains how its done and other members are inspired enough to have ago. Terrific stuff Rob!

nigelsharman 15 30 England
6 Aug 2005 2:40AM
Superb work.

sputnki 13 10 Canada
6 Aug 2005 4:07AM
Wow! Just saw this shot, and read through the comments. Thank you for sharing the setup and inspiring the rest of us! Doug
annaliese 13 421 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2005 6:44AM
Fabulous as always, superb detail! congrats on your EC Smile
mellyleth 13 212 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2005 6:45AM
Excellent work Rob - congrats.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2005 8:07AM
Thankyou Clare, Nigel, Doug, Annaliese and Mel and everyone else who has clicked too :o)

It's been great reading all the comments, thankyou for that, you have all made my day :o)
urban-hero 13 23 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2005 9:06AM
Superb shot!

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2005 6:32PM
Thanks Andy :o)
Gigabyte 12 8 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2005 11:55AM
Very very nice. Having tried to produce this type of shot, I appreciate the work and effort put in. Well done. The image is sharp, well lit and colours are perfect.

:-> Ni@eL
lovelylindax 13 16
7 Aug 2005 12:27PM
Wow Rob - I nearly missed this excellent shot! x
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2005 6:05PM
Nigel and Linda, thankyou very much for your kind comments :o)
7 Aug 2005 11:04PM
Excellent image.
rletham 13 890 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 12:46AM
The patience and attention to detail that goes into your still life shots deserves to be rewarded like this. Top shot, well done.
8 Aug 2005 1:53AM
Congrats on POTW Smile I'd hoped this would get an EC at least but glad it swept the board. K.
rogerbryan 13 397 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 4:54AM
Super shot, well deserved POTW. Nice to see something different winning the award.

funkeldink 13 1.6k 1 Australia
8 Aug 2005 5:00AM
ian walker 13 716 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 5:38AM
i dont think i can add to what has been said, thanks for posting it for everyone to see.

thanks even more the description of how it was done!
janehewitt 14 215 1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 6:40AM
Just popped back to say 'well done!!' and well deserved Jane
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 7:17AM
WOW! I have the biggest smile on my face right now, that I'm starting to get jaw ache..... but that feeling is one of the best I have had in a long time, thankyou each and everyone of you for all your votes and lovely comments, and Pete for choosing my image for POTW.

Mr Happy :oD

mellyleth 13 212 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 7:46AM
Just saw the POTW. Nice one Mr Happy :o)
gib spawny 13 46 1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 7:51AM
Just the ticket for a hot and sunny day. You can almost taste the Lemon. Great shot and well done.
thewaiter 16 1.2k 9 England
8 Aug 2005 12:19PM
100 .....
lobsterboy 13 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 1:02PM
Well how did I miss this one? Congrats on the RC,EC & POTW its really well deserved. Supurb stuff mate.
Love the way it seems to glow on screen.
Wow wow wow!

3 team points go to the top of the class Smile
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2005 3:51PM
Thanks Mel again :o)
Cheers for your comments and clicks Glen, Kevin and Chris :o)

Mr Very Happy :oD
glazzaro 12 70 23 United States
8 Aug 2005 6:33PM
Wow, I had not seen this! Well done Sir, this is an excellent piece of work much deserving of the EC and picture of the week! You should be proud, I am for you! Wink Spot on! Click!!!

Ceciliat 12 6 Philippines
8 Aug 2005 6:40PM
Excellent capture Rob,superb composition and presentation...
Congrats on your well deserved RC,EC AND POTW...
Brilliant shot!!!
ann_g 13 19 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2005 12:30AM
'tis a glorious image Ann Smile
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2005 3:47AM
Thankyou very much indeed Greg, Cesie and Ann :o)
vivo 13 24 Australia
9 Aug 2005 5:40AM
this is simply stunning! Congratulations.
Bexphoto 13 99 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2005 8:46AM
Such lovely work, looks very refreshing! Congrats on the EC and POTW! Oh and RC of course! Did anyone tell you what Gordon's is? Incase no-one e-mailed you, it is a brand of gin, they have tv ads similar to this (except, moving obviously) :o)

john short 14 25 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2005 2:05PM
not going to attempt to comment on all your pictures, you really have an excllent portfolio..........have enjoyed them all
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2005 5:08PM
Vivo, Becky and John thankyou so much for you kind comments :o)

Becky, I think Ian did say what he meant somewhere in the comments, thanks :o)
steve neil 13 597 Australia
10 Aug 2005 4:17AM
I saw this a few times on the front but didn't twig it was yours Rob - I can usually spot them a mile off LOL - well done and congrats Smile
joko 13 1 Bulgaria
10 Aug 2005 7:08AM
Exscellent. The idea and the realization.

davidbailie 14 457 7 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2005 9:09AM
Can feel the chill - excellent

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2005 9:28PM
Cheers for your comments Steve, Jivko and Dave :o)
nell 13 22
11 Aug 2005 12:42AM
Wow great work Gin and tonic springs to mind Smile)
Great work well done on the EC too

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2005 8:44PM
Thanks very much Lucy :o)
PatriciaWilson 13 615 58 Greece
12 Aug 2005 6:51PM
Oh yes! Very nice, Rob!
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2005 8:56PM
Thankyou Patricia :o)
flossie 14 1.6k
13 Aug 2005 1:00AM
I missed it, how did I miss it?
This is excellent ...and was only a matter of time before you had a potw, which one are you going to get on canvas then?
Pegon 12 78 1 England
13 Aug 2005 8:39AM
Stunning shot,great lighting.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2005 10:01AM
Thanks Anne, and Peter :o)

Anne, I didn't think I would ever get POTW with a still life type shot :o)

Do you get a choice of what you have on the canvas then?
flossie 14 1.6k
13 Aug 2005 10:27AM
You deserve it Rob, surprised you haven't had one sooner far as I know you can choose any pic you like
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2005 10:30AM
Thanks Anne, I didn't know that :o)
flossie 14 1.6k
13 Aug 2005 10:35AM
I was just trying to look through the forum, sure someone asked about it a while back but I can't find it ...hope I'm right

I've rembered, it was Gav, he won potw with his Lemur pic and had a canvas done of his little boy here

...but this is so good, would make a great print
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2005 10:38AM
I think I might stick with this one anyway Anne, unless I do owt better of course.
OMG, Like....127 Clicks was not enough, 'eh???!!! LOL!!!
I'm not even going to tell you HOW long it took me to figure out what POTW even meant??!! Damn, I'm still laughing.....I first thought:
Problem of the Week, Poem of the Week, Prisoner of which War?
This is how out of the Loop I am!!! LOL!!!

OK OK, Nice #128th Clicked shot of the Week!


Suzan Smile
Oh Yeah.....CongratsSmile

To the Bubblies...Smile
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2005 4:02AM
LOL cheers Suzan :o)

N.N.C.S.O.T.W....I will have to think about that one for a few days!

turtle1 13 41 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2005 12:41PM
Congrats on a superb image

naturenut 14 1.8k England
15 Aug 2005 1:00AM
Click one hundred and thirty ! Stunning work indeed, congratulations Rob.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2005 3:28AM
Thankyou very much Barb and Margaret :o)
billyji 15 11 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2005 5:51AM
Great image
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2005 8:52PM
Thanks William, I don't suppose you have a click to go with your comment do you?

alpix 13
18 Aug 2005 11:01AM
Stunning work!
billyji 15 11 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2005 2:30PM
here is a tick
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2005 7:26AM
Alain and William, thankyou kindly for your votes :o)
hayleyk 12 56 England
19 Aug 2005 3:51PM
absolutely fantastic image
better late than never!
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2005 11:10AM
Thankyou very much Hayley, it's never too late for a click :o)
Sweetpea 12 6 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2005 5:43AM
Wow! This should be up on a billboard somewhere!
17 Sep 2005 9:31AM
Wow! what an amazing portfolio!
Thanx for commenting on my pic.

deviant 13 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2005 4:18PM
So many links to this image I had to come and look in the end ;o)
Worth the visit though.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2005 6:02AM
Thanks for looking Sweetpea, Sam and David :o)
claret 13 49 England
22 Sep 2005 9:51AM
Never thought I'd get to the end of the comments! Can't believe I missed this one, Rob. Very creative and well worthy of the EC. Wonderful portfolio by the way. Don't have time to comment on all the shots I like but I'll be clicking a few I might have missed.
23 Sep 2005 3:00PM
Have had a look at your portfolio and your website and am more than impressed.Very stylish and eye-catching

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2005 5:23PM
Thankyou Both very much indeed :o)

Thanks for looking at my website and signing my guestbook Grant :o)
rosie42 13 7 Australia
23 Sep 2005 9:32PM
This is stunning - fabulous work, Rob.

Susie :o)
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2005 1:38PM
Thanks Susie :o)
teena40 13 66
28 Sep 2005 2:42PM
Stunning, great web site to..
Teena x
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2005 2:44PM
Thanks Teena, I must upload some more images to the site soon, thanks for signing my guestbook too ;o)
teena40 13 66
28 Sep 2005 3:24PM
My pleasure ;O)
mariam 12 2
1 Oct 2005 6:28PM
Beautiful photo, beautiful work, beautiful website!

Thanks for your lovely comments on my work too.
28 Oct 2005 1:36AM
Rob you are a legend, the pics are incredible as is your web site, be very proud of your deserve to be.
pixor 13 181 Australia
8 Nov 2005 3:10PM
Just stumbled across your portfolio and have now lost the last half hour gazing at your great macro work. Very graphic/stylized images, so well done. I look forward to more!

11 Nov 2005 10:46AM

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2005 4:22AM
Thankyou all very much for your very kind comments and votes :o)
caister 12 16
16 Nov 2005 7:46AM
great shot Rob very fresh, like the way in your pictures that you explain how you composed the shot a great help to a newbie like me


18 Dec 2005 8:19AM
My English vocabulaire is insufficient to express what I feel when I see this image !


P.S.: I like it Wink
Segrwyd 11 1
16 Jan 2006 11:33AM
Dear Rob, Thank you for your kind comment & all your help, I can't tell you how much I appreciate it. Your work is inspirational.
smileylaura 12 640 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2006 12:06PM
This is amazing! Very inspirational! Well deserved EC & RC. Click.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2006 7:53AM
Thank you all very much indeed :o)
Hazel 11 1 United States
28 Jun 2006 12:22AM
I get thirsty looking at this. Great job!
old timer 13 55 1 Scotland
6 Jul 2006 3:06PM
Seem to have missed this somehow - I was probably away on holiday Smile
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2006 3:20PM
Cheers Jim. I'm surprised you not on holiday now!

GeorgeSamuel 12 18
8 Jul 2006 10:03PM
Excellent well done i would be proud of that one


Thanks for the feedback on my pics.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2006 10:09PM
Thank you very very much indeed George Smile