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Guessing Game Resolved

By ChiliMan
I didn’t hang around after I uploaded yesterday but I did catch the very first comment by martinjp. And I was like, “Nnnooo…now everybody’s gonna guess chandelier and they’re all gonna be right!”

As it turned out, only a few were right with chandelier/light fixture Smile

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Ok…so I’m basically a country bumpkin who goes ooh and ahh whenever they enter a fancy hotel. My bro and fam had taken us out for a buffet lunch on my younger nephew’s birthday (he turned 12 on June 11th). The parents and I arrived early (as is my habit) and I – in fine form – oohed and ahhed with Ixus in hand.

There’s this circular lift lobby with six lifts, three on each side in a curve. In the middle the ceiling goes way up and this loooooong chandelier hangs.

Yesterday’s pic was taken with me standing right under it and looking up. [Unfortunately no champagne involved, Lynne Wink ]

Here are two pics of the chandelier. The reddish-maroonish ruffly stuff are curtainy fabric type things.

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Alrighty…just one more shot in this mini series to come tomorrow.

Andrew

Tags: Camera Action Hotel Lights Specialist and abstract Chandelier Flash and lighting Humour and fun

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Comments


martinjp 7 2 3 Wales
19 Jun 2012 8:39AM
This one's pretty impressive too...Wink

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19 Jun 2012 8:42AM
Gosh .... how amazing
What a find ..... and what images you have got with it
19 Jun 2012 9:04AM
V1 for me. Excellent.Deep
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 9:13AM
Wow, great images, cant choose a fave, I like them both........................ Glad I haven't got to clean thoseGrin
Diane
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 9:15AM
Two stunning image of stunning quality.

Regards Nathan
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
19 Jun 2012 9:26AM
What amazing construction! As someone said, glad I'm not doing the cleaning. Imagine the Spider's webs otherwiseTongue Two excellent images.

Ann
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 9:35AM
Definitely a thingummy-bob, then GrinTongueGrin
Regards
Bill
CaroleS Plus
6 420 3 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 9:40AM
What a chandelier, how on earth do they clean it though. Great shot Andrew, now yesterday's great image makes senseGrin
Carole
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
19 Jun 2012 9:42AM
This is impressive Andrew!

Ken
SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
19 Jun 2012 9:45AM
How amazing. I'd never have guessed, neither have I ever seen a chandelier like this.
Chris
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Jun 2012 9:57AM
fascinating picture!
a most amazing chandelier... Makes me wonder how big it is!!!
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 10:03AM
Fabulous - the sort of thing that only a hotel or cruise ship can get away with. I thought it might be a light fitting but it seemed a bit over the top!
Moira
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
19 Jun 2012 10:10AM
Very impressive Andrew - and your photography is included in that statement.SmileSmileWink
Joan.
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 10:32AM
That is VERY impressive Andrew..me and my basket weaveSad
but at least I tried huh?
Wonderful image
Lillian
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 11:04AM
Wow! You created a stunning abstract from this in yesterday's upload! What an amazingly grown up light fitting this is!!
Ann
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
19 Jun 2012 11:15AM
the angle of v2 is my fav. lesley x
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 12:22PM
Hi Andrew..blimey I was right..first thiong for everything..fantastic image..love it Smile

Andrew, how do I put a border around an image as you have suggested on my graveyard picture?
..tis good advice & one I'd like to take advantage of..thankyou Smile

Gareth
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1824 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 1:55PM
A very impressive lighting feature, I'm not surprised you found it so photogenic. Glad I was on the right track with the guessing game.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
19 Jun 2012 2:25PM
I knew all along what it was Andrew,
as I have one just like this in my bedroom.
And as for the questions about cleaning it,
no problems there,as I get a French maid in to do it !!
Mick.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
19 Jun 2012 2:53PM
What a fantastic chandelier, Andrew, I pity the cleaner Grin Carol
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Jun 2012 3:13PM
You could whisk a lot of cappuchinos with that GrinGrin. Impressive and very well captured, Andrew.

Dave
Wow.. This is some chandelier.. Excellent image , POV in a low light environment.. Very well captured like itWink
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 5:19PM
WOW! v1 is a stunner brilliant comp fantastic colour and light nice one Wink
andy
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
19 Jun 2012 5:51PM
and there was me thinking it was some kind of nuclear fuel rod or other some such oddity..........Oh well Smile

Have a vote for what must be the most original and unusual shot of the day......

Ade
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 7:30PM
Super images.
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 9:42PM
I cheated I saw this before yesterdays lol.. amazing
bunSmile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
19 Jun 2012 10:15PM
So i got it right then, I thought a chandelier would have been too obvious. So you go oo and ar ay Andrew, I reckon you must be a cider drinking yokel like Ade Osmant then!Tongue
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 11:31PM
YAY,I got it right, apart from you being prostrate through too much champagne. Nice image of a difficult subject.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
20 Jun 2012 11:41AM
Looks like it's a space ship heading through the worm hole of the galaxySmile
evelen 11 5 England
21 Jun 2012 6:26PM
wonderful images .
eve.
danielwaters 8 93 4 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 11:45PM
It makes a lovely abstract. Geometrically pleasing!
1881 4 India
26 Jun 2012 6:15PM
Great work.



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