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Fireside Glow

By NDODS    
This photograph was taken yesterday whilst trying to get to grips with a new tripod. Still life photography has not been a subject that I have explored fully, however I have often been inspired by Still Life Paintings, and over the years have kicked out quite a few Oils, Pastels, and Watercolours. The warming light was kindly provided by a torch, and the rest was simply made up from withered and wonderful items found my garden shed.

Thank you so very much for all your kind comments, and words of encouragement.

Hope you all have a great day ahead, I on the other hand or off to see the vendor of our new home.


Regards Nathan

Tags: Still life General Neglect Glow Warming Fireside Withering

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
12 Sep 2012 7:59AM
Nice one, Nathan, well composed and captured. Carol

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gazlowe 3 8 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 8:00AM
love the lighting
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
12 Sep 2012 8:00AM
A rather pleasing atmospheric still life study. Just wonder if it is a tad too dark

Albert
cats_123 Plus
12 4.4k 25 Northern Ireland
12 Sep 2012 8:12AM

Quote:A rather pleasing atmospheric still life study. Just wonder if it is a tad too dark

Albert

tend to agree about the light ...but a rather fiery study Smile
well set up still life
Tibetan 3 3 England
12 Sep 2012 8:34AM
Well done Nathan the is STILL LIFE in the old dog yet! nice one like it! well placed and thought out, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
12 Sep 2012 8:43AM
Basis of a good still life image Nathan, well put together. but not sure you have got the exposure quite right in this one, all looks a little flat
Regards Richard
Humblebee 3 1 England
12 Sep 2012 9:02AM
Lovely composition Nathan, looks like an old oil painting just discovered and in need of a slight clean ... Carol Grin
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
12 Sep 2012 9:05AM
Very nice.

Ken
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
12 Sep 2012 9:06AM
The lighting reminds me of Rembrandt, Nathan.

Dave
12 Sep 2012 9:30AM
Nice image
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 9:47AM
the things we do in the name of photography - then you had to put everything back in its rightful place! O gee!
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
12 Sep 2012 9:48AM
I agree with WhiteRose - Rembrandt definitely would have / could have painted this. I love the colours and the atmosphere you have created Smile
A very nice still almost monochromatic capture.
The colour being strong just lacks texture.
Well done. WesternRed.
12 Sep 2012 10:06AM
Nice shot, love the colours. Agree that it could do with a bit more light.

Annie
12 Sep 2012 10:13AM
this reminds meof the minitures foumd in Italian/Russian churches
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 10:28AM
Lovely image, beautifully captured and presented.

Hugh
12 Sep 2012 11:00AM
love the lighting Nathan

Graham
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 11:06AM
I'm just amazed you got so much light from a single torch!
Quite atmospheric image.
This is something we can all do if housebound or weather poor
and itching to produce an image.
Let's have some more please.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 11:11AM
Yep definatley a Rembrant you have here Nathan....... Bet you took the tripod to the Tate Gallery reallyWink
Like it a lot and I want that sacking you have used as a tableclothGrinGrin Great use of materials!
Diane
S_Psharma 3 1 India
12 Sep 2012 12:05PM
Extremely .eautiful still life execution.
ugly Plus
7 5 57 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 12:56PM
A very moody image...
I would like to see a little more detail and black ares...
Still taken very well..

Dave
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
12 Sep 2012 2:08PM
Love the colours and subtle lighting here Nathan.
An excellent shot.
Mick.
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 2:20PM
love the lighting , has a nice relaxed feel to it, very well taken Nathan,
Ali
basith 3 7 Sri Lanka
12 Sep 2012 4:38PM
Like the Lighting ....
1881 3 India
12 Sep 2012 7:16PM
Lovely image/ work


Regards - SANJEEV -
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
12 Sep 2012 7:48PM
So beautiful

Peter
12 Sep 2012 7:51PM
Moody image!!!!!! Autumn on the cornerSadSadSadSadSad???????????? AniaWink
netta1234 Plus
3 292 2 Wales
12 Sep 2012 8:34PM
A lovely image with great light
NettaSmile
hasslebladuk 6 1 6 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 9:51PM
Stunning work bringing all the detail and tones out
mike
troosers 3 2 Scotland
12 Sep 2012 10:20PM
Brilliant, Dark but with a warmth, LOVE it.

Donald. Smile
13 Sep 2012 12:19AM
Simply beautiful Nathan. Lovely warm colour
Jim
13 Sep 2012 5:42AM
This photo is like a picture of the old Flemish masters, Nathan!Smile
Regards Valery
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
13 Sep 2012 8:37AM
Great work, Nathan! You're very creative. I'd love to see how it would look with a little increase of contrast.
pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 8:56AM
Into the dark depths Nathan, lovely captured image by torch light, very creative, Peter..
13 Sep 2012 9:08AM
Perfect mate..........GrinGrinGrin
13 Sep 2012 4:22PM
Beautiful still life Nathan, for me I think it has just enough lighting to give it that after glow look.
Regards,
Sue

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