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Pumpkins and Garlic

By cattyal  
My attempt this afternoon at another self portrait was a dismal failure - can't win em all.....

Instead I thought I could at least attempt a still life with the very old garlic I've had for weeks and the mini pumpkins I bought last week.

Lit with light and barndoors to the left - piece of white foamboard to the right.

Still not 100% sure - I almost uploaded one version, changed my mind and tweaked it again - and shall doubtless change my mind again tomorrow......

Tags: Books Still life General Digitally manipulated Garlic Pumpkins Pewter

Voters: cabbie, marshfam19, ColouredImages and 54 more

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polly470 8 25 8 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 9:19PM
Love this..and love the balancing jug!

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senn Plus
7 5 1 Belgium
4 Nov 2012 9:44PM
just fabulous ..
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 9:53PM
Good triangular shape to your arrangement.
You could get so many images with this collection of objects.
The colours work well with each other.
Sezz 13 617 15 England
4 Nov 2012 10:51PM
Well thought out & beautifully processed!
andy p 13
4 Nov 2012 11:47PM
Well composed and artistic.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Nov 2012 12:01AM
lovely light.. and so well arranged. Glad to see you won't have any vampires visiting Smile
Richsr 11 91 223 England
5 Nov 2012 9:45AM
Well set up and worked here Alison, Congrats on the HC and GEA
Regards Richard
DixClix 9 2 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2012 11:18AM
Superb! I love the colour and the lighting that you have achieved!
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
5 Nov 2012 11:47AM
Your talent with still life is remarkable. This is so "old world" and beautiful. Well deserved awards!
RoyBoy 13 287 2 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2012 12:31PM
Lovely image
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
5 Nov 2012 6:50PM
A late thank you everyone Smile

Thank you too to Pete for the HC - to Phillip for your GEA and to everyone for the RC - very much appreciated Smile

I'm about to pop upstairs and try another one - well all the stuff is out so I may as well see what else I can come up with.

And yep - no problems with vampires in this house!
7 Nov 2012 8:38PM
I like the old world feel to this photograph.SID.
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
7 Nov 2012 10:01PM
Thank you Sid - and again thank you everyone Smile

I'm definitely going through a still life phase again - I'll get bored eventually and go back to the masks again )
25 Nov 2012 4:12PM
Very nice ... I loved
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
25 Nov 2012 9:39PM
Thank you Hala Smile

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