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Chihuly Nights

By LynneJoyce  
I'm back from the wonderful holiday in Portugal with Isabel, but that was followed by being in quarantine due to Norovirus. I now feel half human again but incredibly frustrated because the updated OS on my Mac seems to have screwed Photoshop. This post has taken forever to put together.

Anyway, here it is, a set of images taken at the magical Chihuly Nights exhibition at Kew Gardens on Saturday. I went there with my male mother-in-law and dear friend Philip, featured in the last image, and we were completely blown away by the exhibition. Do please go to see it if you possibly can.

All the images were tricky to capture. There were lots of visitors so getting to a reasonable viewpoint was hard. Glass is tricky anyway, glass in glass cases even trickier and with the outdoor ones I couldn't see the camera dials in the pitch black. Whatever, I did my best and here is a small sample of the results.

Thank you for viewing and I hope that you enjoy at least some of these glittering specimens.

Tags: General Night photography Art Kew gardens Glass sculptures

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Jasper87 Plus
10 2.4k 158 England
23 Sep 2019 9:52PM
I tried to get tickets for last Thurs or Friday but all sold out!! Might be too dark for my next possible date. You have a good selection of the ones I saw in daylight.

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taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
23 Sep 2019 10:01PM
Chihuly is the most exciting artist I have seen, learned about studies! so glad you saw this exhibit! I LOVE his work!
23 Sep 2019 10:04PM
What a exciting place and a lot of beautiful photos!
Great work!
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2019 10:04PM
a lovely selection Lynne,
very colourful, and well presented
Hope you are feeling much better now
rambler Plus
11 1.0k 17 England
23 Sep 2019 11:23PM
Superb images Lynne

Ken SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
24 Sep 2019 12:42AM
Beautiful images

Jan
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
24 Sep 2019 1:43AM
You have done so well to capture all these shots from this amazing exhibition.
Just wish Kew Gardens was a bit closer and i'd be off like a shot.
R.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2019 2:27AM
Wow... Superb set, a glass sculptor that I so admire Lynne,
Beautiful photography! Excellent work, Isabel GrinGrin
ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
24 Sep 2019 4:51AM
Lots of work there Lynne. Very good - especially under the circumstances.
Yes, every new OS means that we lose something it seems.
I keep an older computer just for Photoshop.
ColleenA Plus
7 445 7 Australia
24 Sep 2019 5:45AM
You did well...amazing photos
TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2019 9:21AM
Great selection, Lynne.
Tony
CaroleS Plus
9 441 3 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2019 9:46AM
What amazing colours and shapes, I could live with any of those beautiful scultures!
Carole
24 Sep 2019 10:49AM
Fabulous glass work, Lynne and very nicely photographed and presented too.
Your lead is gorgeous.

Glad you had a great holiday.

JohnSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 14 England
24 Sep 2019 12:01PM
Can often be difficult at exhibitions with bloomin' visitors/tourists getting in the way 😬 A wonderful collection here, Lynne, with the lead and V4 especially being my faves, but all very well captured, love 'em! 👍
Glad to hear you're on the mend 😀
Trev 😀
Joline Plus
13 30 56 United States
24 Sep 2019 1:02PM
I love Chihuly's work. It is so organic and earthy yet at the same time, ethereal.
You have done a stellar job photographing it. There are some new pieces here that I haven't seen.
V4 and 6 are magnificent examples of his small work,
prabhusinha 12 5 5 India
24 Sep 2019 4:58PM
A lovely set
Fefe Plus
8 37 31 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2019 4:59PM
I love glass...beautiful images!
Diane
24 Sep 2019 9:03PM
Stunning set of this amazing glasswork, Lynne. Will be back with a UA, none left tonight 🏆

Dave 🙂
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2019 9:15PM
Beautiful
Ju
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2116 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2019 10:44PM
Such beautiful work, and your pictures are beautiful too.
capto Plus
7 6.1k 15 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2019 1:16PM
Incredible glassworks and well taken too.Smile
ivor
sparrowhawk Plus
11 279 2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2019 6:43PM
beautiful
10 Oct 2019 8:06AM
Some fabulous light in your images here Lynne, I will return and look longer as I catch up on all my friends work.

Dougie
19 Oct 2019 11:50PM
Masterfully captured Lynne , extremely impressive set.
Ian

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