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Writing Implements
14-JAN-2010

Writing Implements

Raided my son's old art box for today's entry for the Thursday challenge. As usual, it was
a five minute job during my lunch break. Tried felt tipped pens but I prefer these colouring
pencils although it would have been better if I'd time to pare the nibs. As the image was a bit
dull, I played around with it in Capture NX2 - not sure if it works or not.

Nikon D90
1/250s f/3.3 at 50.0mm iso400 full exif

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Nick Maddox19-Jan-2010 14:34
Great shot. I like it! v
Nancy Lobaugh19-Jan-2010 04:08
definitely works... not sharpening them gives this a well-used feeling
carolynne_w16-Jan-2010 02:36
It works very well - even better with the worn down nibs.
Patricia Kay15-Jan-2010 22:22
Love the soft feel of worn down pencils on paper...yes the shot works Mairead....BV
bill friedlander15-Jan-2010 22:07
Looks good to me. I like the glowing pink one on the end. V
Anja Lieder15-Jan-2010 21:54
It works!!! Wonderfully.
Valene15-Jan-2010 19:00
Beautiful image. I like the worn-down look on the pencils. It looks like they are well-used. BV
Antonio Ruggiero15-Jan-2010 18:03
Ottima photo....Bravo...V
Betty Vlasiu15-Jan-2010 12:32
Beautiful light and nice detail. v
Neal Nye15-Jan-2010 12:05
I love those colors. I've always wanted to do this but never managed it. This image turned out beautifully!
laine15-Jan-2010 10:49
The tones look nice & strong so I think your use of NX2 worked perfectly
larose forest photos15-Jan-2010 04:09
It works! The colours are delightful and the image is well composed. Very nice! V
Inga Morozoff15-Jan-2010 02:48
Nicely worn!
carol j. phipps15-Jan-2010 01:37
I keep these around!
Jola Dziubinska15-Jan-2010 00:48
Nice colors of them all, cool composition and perspective.
pkocinski15-Jan-2010 00:47
I like then just they way they are - used! Nicely done.
Cindi Smith14-Jan-2010 22:59
I love to draw!!!! I have some of these somewhere.....must find them. Very nice collection!
tinkerb14-Jan-2010 22:54
Works beautifully, like Ann I am reaching for the sharpener!
heather14-Jan-2010 22:53
It worked well! Super close up Mairead. V
J. Scott Coile14-Jan-2010 22:44
I'm still using them :-)
Máire Uí Mhaicín14-Jan-2010 22:27
It works very well indeed. Pops off the screen.
Phillip Normanton14-Jan-2010 22:15
Obviously well used :o))
Ann...14-Jan-2010 22:10
My fingers are itching to reach for the sharpener!!
Colin Storey14-Jan-2010 22:04
It works, nicely focussed on that white background.
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