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PAD Cheat #3
060213_1010055 6th February

PAD Cheat #3

When lost for inspiration, use something found in the back of the 'fridge.

This cherry is past its best but still had the necessary stalk to balance the composition.
I need to practice lighting to remove those hot spot reflections.

Panasonic DMC-GH3
1/10s f/2.8 at 45.0mm iso320 full exif

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David Sands08-Feb-2013 03:02
Every time I go to Washington State I get Bing Cherries- the BEST.... BEST.
caveman_lee07-Feb-2013 16:00
Wonderful shot and well said.
laine07-Feb-2013 14:48
I actually like the soft warm light and shadows for a realistic still
Hank Vander Velde07-Feb-2013 13:50
I like this well captured and well presented image Bill.
Tom LeRoy07-Feb-2013 13:11
I agree with Don's. comment. This looks so natural and not shot in a studio environment. The Leica 45 really shows nice colors and background too. V
Bryan Murahashi07-Feb-2013 05:29
Nice and shiny. Very nicely captured. V
barley2307-Feb-2013 05:14
you captured that very well. V
woody3407-Feb-2013 01:42
The details and presentation are great..lovely work..V
David Hobbs06-Feb-2013 23:29
Those hot spots don't look particularly blown to me. Most interesting texture on the cherry. Gorgeously achieved background. V
Don Mottershead06-Feb-2013 23:23
Oops.. I'm the "guest" below. Forgot to log in.
Guest 06-Feb-2013 23:21
I also like the reflections. It looks like there is a window to the right and an incandescent overhead. These reflections give a sense of a cherry in its "natural" environment rather than a clinical studio shot. Chaotic reflections aren't so good, but these ones are nice in my opinion. ~V~
Mildred Alpern06-Feb-2013 22:33
One for the road
Johnny JAG06-Feb-2013 21:24
Looks like you had a fruitful fridge raid
Helen Betts06-Feb-2013 20:50
I like the fine detail and reflections in the cherry. I think I can almost see you as well ;-).
SRW06-Feb-2013 18:53
I actually like those reflections...! Its age lends it a certain patina, as well... -- although I'm not a cherry fan, really....
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