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3-21-06 cup and saucer.jpg
20-MAR-2006

3-21-06 cup and saucer.jpg

For some reason that I can't explain it seemed appropriate to include my light source in this image.
I used a small halogen gooseneck desk lamp
The background is simply a piece of posterboard
The cup and saucer are on a piece of smoke glass
Here is the image without the light source http://www.pbase.com/ed154/image/57534535

Canon EOS 20D
1/60s f/2.8 at 100.0mm iso100 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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EDITH RB22-Mar-2006 21:08
Cool shot. Even the shadow has colour too :) Vote.
chrisse22-Mar-2006 20:18
Nice to see how the artist works.
chrisse
Karen Stuebing21-Mar-2006 12:24
I think it does add something. Very nice photo and it's also educational. :)
Roe..21-Mar-2006 02:46
I enjoy your tips Ed..thank you..the reflections and colors are beautiful!
Karen Leaf21-Mar-2006 01:29
Now isn't that just cool. 4 cups for the price of one. Love how the blue from the glass gets around the back of the saucer at about the same radius as the light source. Big lessons in this photo. Great work!
Adrian Reilly21-Mar-2006 01:13
This is simply breathtaking. awesome composition reflections and lighting, great colour and shadow too ! awesome!! GMV
David Royall21-Mar-2006 01:06
Ah ha... secrets revealed.
Great image with or without including the light source.
Bob Floyd21-Mar-2006 01:06
Well done, Ed! It is always fun to see the unique ways each of us come up with our lighting.
Coleen Perilloux Landry21-Mar-2006 00:44
Nice technique and I believe the light included adds to the interest.
J. Scott Coile21-Mar-2006 00:02
More fun with light and color! Thanks for sharing the setup.