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String Beauty

By proz
Thanks as always for taking the time to view my stuff. this one may well tank as I know instrument shots as a rule don't fare well on here. I absolutely love the inherent beauty of stringed instruments and find it very difficult not to photograph them when the chance permits. Thus I could not just walk by this fabulous bass 2 weeks ago.

hey.......you hear that?

Tags: Good Music That You Bass Close-up and macro Strings Instrument Hear Hey Cello Yeah Food of love Sounds Music? Donut?

Voters: Bob_V, wamp, sherlob and 103 more

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Comments


Dugud 14 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 8:41PM
Great detail, great lighting, great image. A fantastic shot Proz, you have a gift.
Steve
GalleryGirl 15 4 2 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 8:42PM
Wow what a stunning capture. Brilliant job!
Marilyn x
Paul_cats 16 61 22 Scotland
22 May 2008 8:45PM
Absolutely stunning light in this. Simply superb.
Paul
Strobe 15 1.3k United States
22 May 2008 8:49PM
Excellent detail and light
helenlinda Plus
15 374 22 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 8:56PM
The detail and light are excellent
Helen
SueTurner 18 81 3 England
22 May 2008 8:57PM
a good "study" of this beautiful instrument
BERTRAM 14 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 8:57PM
what a stunning image
Bodiewil 15 46 Wales
22 May 2008 9:04PM
Truly magnicent work, such amazing detail and lighting

Dave
Rylands 15 1 2 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 9:07PM
A superb image Proz well taken - the golden rule of photography is take the pics YOU want forget everyone else!
Ray
Shutterbybaby 15 529 England
22 May 2008 9:08PM
Its beautiful, ive tried many times to photograph my daughter guitar.Its great to see something different like this.
gary_d 15 576 13 Wales
22 May 2008 9:13PM
Love the image and the presentation works well. - gary
User_Removed 15 172 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 9:15PM
Stunning image, great lighting and detail

Mark
lonely_oryx 15 61 55 England
22 May 2008 9:22PM
The is great quality in the lighting
Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
22 May 2008 9:22PM
Superb, excellent detail,
Fred.
22 May 2008 9:32PM
Beautiful capture, lighting, details & diagonal composition! The framing completes it beautifully!
Mia
MickyMc 15 8 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 9:46PM
A real quallity shot. super
Mavis
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
22 May 2008 9:50PM
#30, and this IS a fabulous bass, It sings with your image!

Jennnnn
nickyv32 15 135 England
22 May 2008 9:50PM
Lovely light, wonderful image.

Nicky
gossyboy 14 460 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 10:01PM
Wonderful rch colours and fine detail.
woolybill1 Plus
16 39 79 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 10:02PM
Superb, Proz. The bass is a favourite of mine - no, I don't play string bass, I just love all instruments and strings in particular. Here I appreciate the way you have captured the colours, emphasising the shadows that are so important; the toning of the side plates below the scroll is beautiful. Such an image attracts me like a magnet; one of this quality, like an electro-magnet Smile
Bill
bayleaf 15 8 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 10:04PM
Brilliant work

John
User_Removed 16 19 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 10:36PM
what a lovely piece....well captured and love the detail ..
Akif
Cabit 15 104 England
22 May 2008 10:37PM
Stunning image, class.
Dave
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.5k 2564 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 10:42PM
Just got back from a concert at our wonderful Sage, two double basses but neither as ornate as this. bet it sounds good too...
Moira
Artois 16 405 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 10:50PM
Good image. Carry on taking the pics that appeal to you.
Stella
NeilM 16 England
22 May 2008 10:51PM
stunning image, excellent work.

Neil
Rende 15 38 4 Netherlands
22 May 2008 10:52PM
Exquisite shot with great lighting and perfect rendering of the materials.
Rende
brownsilent 15 7 2 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 11:04PM
This is a real beauty, very artistic shot,
Johanna
digiray63 15 4 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 11:05PM
It has an elegance all of its own, a wonderful shot.
Ray
photophantom 14 108 3 Philippines
22 May 2008 11:09PM
I love the classy look...............
rscott 14 4 1 United States
23 May 2008 3:03AM
Very nice work. I'm glad you gave in to your feelings and shared it. It is definitely a rich shot.
jaktis 18 84 Sweden
23 May 2008 4:30AM
Superb light that gives it a classy look, crisp details also

Peter
Buffalo_Tom Plus
16 2.3k 29 Wales
23 May 2008 6:07AM
Excellent light and comp.Well taken still life image.
Tom.
kcranmer 15 22 United States
23 May 2008 7:01AM
This has to be the best perspective ever!!! SERIOULSY!!
imagio 16 12 1 England
23 May 2008 7:34AM
Superb detail and lighting Proz

Bernie
User_Removed 14 78 1 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 9:10AM
superb Proz.. way up there

Dave
whiteswan01 14 13 England
23 May 2008 9:25AM
great shot tones are stunning Dawn
Cormy 15 3 England
23 May 2008 11:44AM
The rich colours and textures in this are quite superb Proz.See its not doing too badly on the votes for a potential bomber.Great work.
Cheers
Alan
GrahamBaines 15 39 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 12:54PM
Wonderful lighting.

Graham
pamelajean Plus
16 1.8k 2275 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 1:53PM
A very appealing and well taken image, don't know why you thought it wouldn't do well.
ChristineL 17 39 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 2:07PM
lovely dark, rich colours and textures,
Chris.
fentiger 21 920 24 England
23 May 2008 2:33PM
Excellent detailed study. A very striking image.

Albert
Silverzone 15 2 England
23 May 2008 3:12PM
Superb study. Sylvia
Richsr 15 91 223 England
23 May 2008 3:35PM
Like the details and tones in this Proz - class work.
Regards Richard.
Scaramanga 15 60 6 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 3:35PM
Superb Proz, has to be one of the best images on here by a long way. The colours light and tones are ridiculously good.
glyndwr 15 103 10 Wales
23 May 2008 3:49PM
Excellent work Proz.

Robert
lostintime 15 13 6 Germany
23 May 2008 4:34PM
Brilliant lighting and superb detail and tones, gorgeous shot.
Alex
pascalg Plus
15 37 1 France
23 May 2008 5:22PM
this is superb !
akw 15 341 3 England
23 May 2008 5:22PM
This is superb the lighting and detail is excellent
alan
23 May 2008 5:39PM
First rate art, album cover for sure
SKavanagh 15 312 5 England
23 May 2008 7:53PM
Excellent shot Proz i really like the form on this
Steve
tigertimb 15 40 66 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 10:52PM
Great shot Proz; love this almost abstract crop and the rich tones in the wood
Tim
FeatherFriend 15 38 217 England
23 May 2008 11:43PM
This is my cup of tea, a beautiful instrument photographed superbly and top class presentation. Would make an excellent catalogue cover for a musical instrument maker/supplier. The border is also superb.
Geoff.
fossilized 18 79 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 11:50PM
Beautiful image. The lighting, details and tones are brilliant.
Jean
24 May 2008 5:06PM
Lighting and detail are excellent Proz, one of your best

Graeme
franfoto 15 2 32 England
24 May 2008 5:54PM
One of my favourite instruments and the double bass looks so good as opposed to bass guitar. The resonance of tone reaches the soul.
I love the lighting, the central detail, the angle and the crop here. An excellent shot.
Fran
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
24 May 2008 7:50PM
outstanding worl..love this
26 May 2008 5:32PM
Another great shot. Just visited your website, the USA truck images are brilliant. Carry on with the great work.
costas 15 2 2 Greece
27 May 2008 7:08PM
One from me for this beautiful image
shortski 16 3 1 England
30 May 2008 2:16PM
STUNNINGly beautiful image....jojo
Atlas 19 621 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2008 1:39AM
Absolutely fantastic quality! One of your best ☼☼☼☼☼

Rob
davidhu 17 19 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2008 1:21PM
Fine work, Proz. I agree, one of your best.
Dave
CrownJoolz 16 7 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2008 10:43AM
I WANT THIS IMAGE HANGING IN MY LIVING ROOM.

ABSOLUTE PERFECTION.
davidhu 17 19 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2008 8:34PM
My photo of the week without a doubt, so pleased to give it a user award.
ATB
Dave
proz 18 205 United States
4 Jun 2008 10:11PM
David thank you so much. I am flattered and deeply honored. Again, thank you!
proz 18 205 United States
4 Jun 2008 10:14PM
Thankk you everyone for the feedback on this image.
14 Jun 2008 5:38PM
you were wrong about teh tanking, great shot

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