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Fireside

By GavMc
After the cold and snow of my last few posts what better than the warmth of Mum and Dads lounge fire at uZiningweni, Almeria!

The fire uses olive wood form the local Spanish mountains, which makes it hiss and pop as the olive oil in the wood ignites.

I like the image for the dancing swirl of the flames, always magical..

Ive lightened the image a little to bring out some of the detail on the dark wood. However I still feel its lacking something. I thought perhaps a border would help, and tried a few but felt black added nothing, white was too harsh, and colours picked from the image looked too artificial. Perhaps one of those line borders just inside the edge in a sympathetic colour would look good. Anyone know how to do them?

Other ideas and comments welcome..

Gav

Tags: Light Fire Burn Embers Flash and lighting

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Jasbe 15 116 England
13 Jan 2006 8:00AM
Nice close up, I like the swirl of the flames.
Jason

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John_Humphreys 14 69 2 Ireland
13 Jan 2006 9:27AM
Oh the weather outside is frightful but in here it's so delightful... cheers and thanks for the info on the skiing - John.
himel 15 61
14 Jan 2006 8:32PM
nice job..well done


Himel
A Booth 18 11 4 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2006 3:56AM
well recorded domestic scene - excellent colours.
moglen 13 14 1
5 Mar 2007 12:46AM
love this... i can see all sorts of images in the fiames. glen x

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