The Kitchen Window

By CaroleS
Another one from my 'window' personal challenge, taken at Lanhydrock House in Cornwall. (The aim was to include windows without blowing the highlights).

Your comments and votes much appreciated on yesterday's snowdrop with a special thank you to LynneJoyce for her UA.

Off looking after the little twins again today - keeps you on your toes!!

Best wishes
Carole

Tags: Cornwall General Architecture Lanhydrock Flash and lighting

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
6 Feb 2013 8:20AM
Beautiful light and shadows, Carole, an excellent capture. Carol

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LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 8:27AM
Beautifully accomplished task.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
6 Feb 2013 8:29AM
You have succeeded in your aim very well here, Carole: I do like these interiors from yesteryear.
Good control of lighting with detail captured in the shadowed areas.
Ronnie.
Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 8:30AM
Superb light and tones
Steve
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
6 Feb 2013 8:37AM
Certainly succeeded with this one Carole good details and contol of the light
regards
Richard
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
6 Feb 2013 8:45AM
Great light and shadows Carol, I take the easy way and take two captures one for light, one for shadows and blend them in Photoshop, your way saves time.

Regards

Trev.
lesliea 6 2 Australia
6 Feb 2013 8:46AM
Very nice image well captured.
Allen, Smile
6 Feb 2013 9:27AM
Lovely picture with great light.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 9:30AM
Definitely well exposed for your challenge! I like this picture a lot it's full of interest and is clean and pin sharp - you actually have two pictures here (bonus) you could try isolating the top portion just showing the window and skylight with lamp on its own, just a thoughtWink
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
6 Feb 2013 9:40AM
Excellent shot of a rather more olde worlde kitchen Carole.
Ron
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
6 Feb 2013 9:55AM
Very nice Carole.

Ken
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
6 Feb 2013 10:10AM
Very well captured, Carole. The bright light of the window is balanced by the sunlight on the door and floor. A lovely perspective and balanced image.

Dave
6 Feb 2013 11:41AM
fine balanced capture good exposure control great light and shadows

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 11:57AM
wonderful light and detail carole super colours and comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 12:10PM
That light hanging down, with the old fashioned shade, raised a wee chuckleGrin

How things have changedWink

Adrian
6 Feb 2013 12:49PM
impressive work here
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 1:10PM
Wonderful and interesting image.
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 1:19PM
Beautiful Carole - this is an excellent series
Jason
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
6 Feb 2013 1:23PM
Great comp with wonderful shadows, light and colours.

Ann
6 Feb 2013 1:23PM
A lovely kitchen. You've caught the light perfectly, making for some great shadows........Sandy
Irishkate Plus
5 33 96 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 2:38PM
Well don for achieving your aim re windows - never easy.
I love your rustic baskets of vegetables and the shadows on the door are great.
Lots of images in this one.
KateGrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
6 Feb 2013 4:00PM
A splendid kitchen-- Like your project-- worthy work!
6 Feb 2013 5:00PM
A very well captured and presented image, Carole, especially as all the contrasty light must have been a nightmare! Wink
Trev Smile
6 Feb 2013 5:28PM
Great capture, lovely light, colours and tones.
Sylvia
6 Feb 2013 5:50PM
A fascinating shot Carole.

John Smile
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 6:31PM
Very well done Carole.......... what a lovely kitchen tooGrin
Diane
6 Feb 2013 6:33PM
Very nice indeed. Lovely play of light and shadow.

Lavina
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 7:18PM
Lovely Carole
with the light streaming in
well captured
Lillian
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1808 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 10:30PM
Lovely wooden units on the left, and very nice decor. You achieved your aim, top marksGrin!
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
7 Feb 2013 6:36AM
Wonderful achievement! What a beautiful kitchen! I love that door. Great light and reflection rendered so well.
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2013 8:05AM
Excellent work Carole - you've dealt really well with that light. I'd love to have a work surface like that!
Ann
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
7 Feb 2013 6:47PM
Lovely light

Peter
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
7 Feb 2013 11:30PM
Perfect lighting and I love that kitchen!
7 Feb 2013 11:41PM
A splendid image Carole
Jim
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2013 10:33AM
Some wonderful shadows in this kitchen too SmileSmile
Helen

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