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~ L'Oeuf ~

By KKmoments
After catching the latest 'bug' and being confined to the settee I decided I needed a diversion from Jeremy Kyle and Loose Women... so played around with an egg.....

Simply cracked open and placed on a piece of black card in a lightbox to try and avoid the light bouncing off the yolk...... originally it was taken from a higher viewpoint but once I got lower I realised you could see the yolk reflected in the egg white..... so here it is....

Couldn't decide between colour or B&W so I've uploaded both..... and on that note i'll leave you to ponder over this....

Behind every chicken is the story of a broken egg.
And behind every broken egg is the story of a matron chicken.
And behind every matron is another broken egg. . . .

Many thanks for viewing and will be trawling the galleries shortly... .droopy eyelids permitting.

Karen Smile

Tags: Still life General Egg Close up Shells Specialist and abstract Close-up and macro Broken Cracked Yolk Humour and fun

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very good image..!
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 12 Wales
7 Oct 2008 7:50PM
Cleverly done Karen,nice one or two.
DOGSBODY 12 1.4k 30 England
7 Oct 2008 7:59PM
Simple but effective still life. Andy
Simon_Whitehouse 16 769 5 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2008 8:02PM
Well done for thinking of this, it works very well although a touch over sharpened imho.

JudeC 13 6 3 England
7 Oct 2008 8:42PM
Brilliant! - Jude.
Mounters 14 85 2 England
7 Oct 2008 8:48PM
What a cracking shot!
My monitor is showing a bit of blue fringing and jpeg artefacts on the inside of the shell.
(I get that a lot on my shots so if anyone can advise how to overcome it or avoid it I would love to know.)
Don't beat yourself up over it though
Borzos 12
7 Oct 2008 8:50PM
I like this.
bayleaf 13 8 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2008 9:12PM
Well done. Super.

GalleryGirl 13 4 2 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2008 9:17PM
Super image. Hope you feel better now.
Marilyn x
G73photography 14 417 15 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2008 9:31PM
nice glowing colours, reminds me of the egg i took out of my macd this morning. Smile
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
7 Oct 2008 9:55PM
Both are very good-- inspiring work!
DolphinLady 14 54 1 Wales
7 Oct 2008 10:16PM
Love the coloured version Karen.
Lovely blue tints to the inside of the shell, & that is a lovely deep yellow yolk, & great refelection.
So glad you are feeling better.
I hate it when I'm under the weather.
Take care,
55jase 15 188 2 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 12:51AM
Great subject. worked out fab.Superb.
TyChee Plus
15 275 1 United States
8 Oct 2008 3:36AM
V1 for me. Love the richness in the color.great lighting.
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
8 Oct 2008 6:53AM
Well thought out image, Karen, excellently presented. Carol
cheesey 14 2 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 12:01PM
Great shots, nicely done.
pentony 12 3 England
8 Oct 2008 12:02PM
Great image.

Joline Plus
14 30 59 United States
8 Oct 2008 12:37PM
Clever of you....I like the color version it picks up the little nuances of the inner skin of the shell. Beautifully lit.
Strobe 13 1.3k United States
8 Oct 2008 2:54PM
Fantastic image
fatherpie 12 18 12 England
10 Oct 2008 7:55AM
Great technique. Has to be v1 for me though - eggs are yellow Wink
Dotrob 15 Wales
11 Oct 2008 4:39PM
Great image, hope you are feeling better by now.
sunshot 15 24 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2008 12:54PM
these are Super images Karen
i Hope you feel better by now.

brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2008 5:59PM
Definitely has to be colour for me - great idea.
dianah 14 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2008 6:32PM
Love the colour version Karen..the yolk just has to be golden !
Get better soon..take it easy.
RAYMO 13 2 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2008 9:20PM
Cracking shot, (pardon the pun) Love the colour version...

Ayelet_A 12 11 3 Israel
14 Oct 2008 3:03PM
Fantastic shot - Loved it! Colour version for me too Smile

Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
25 Oct 2008 11:51PM
Super stuff Karen, you could easily have over egged this one. I hope none of the other epzers' try to poach your ideas!
jonathanbp 12 99 Thailand
26 Oct 2008 11:13PM
beauty in simplicity...Jonathan
mhaseman 13 608 1
27 Oct 2008 5:04PM
The colour version is simple and very appealing. Nice job. Cheers, Martin

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