Wednesday, January 24, 2007

WEDNESDAY'S COLORS -- Sprees with a Flash

30 Comments:

Blogger micki said...

Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Fuji Superia ISO 100
Shutter Speed - 1/45
Aperture Setting - f-32 Aperture Mode
Lens - Sigma 105mm
Sony HVL-F56 AM Flash on wireless mode
Scanning Method - Epson Perfection 4990 Photo scanner

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I went out to see the eagles yesterday, but only saw them flying about for their morning hunt way off in the distance. I did learn that there are three of them, they are here year round, and I can come down to look for them and sit as long as I want. So that’s good to know.

Late last week I received back the photos from my test shots with the light box and the flash. I’m very pleased with the results, and I’m hoping to make the larger light box next week. Way back last February, shortly after I’d started the blog, I posted a photo of some of my favorite candy. That shot was taken out in the sunlight. Quite a comparison between the two.

9:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow on the Eagle watching, and hope to see some photos of them here sometime in the future.

The sprees in this shot look less dynamic than the photo from last year.
astrobeck

11:25 AM  
Blogger Don said...

Quite a difference in the two. Nice work. It'll be interesting to see how the larger light box works out.

11:55 AM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

Interesting comparison between the two. Although, I actually like the colors in the other shot better, it's obvious that the light box did work quite well for this shot.

12:07 PM  
Blogger manju said...

Intersting shots ! Nice colors !

12:19 PM  
Blogger Natalie said...

I like this shot, but I actually like the other one better. I liked the pattern and the colors contrasting with the deep shadows.

12:32 PM  
Blogger PhotoSam said...

just to clarify, was the light box used in this shot?...prefer it to last year's...

1:08 PM  
Anonymous Doris said...

Oh sure make my mouth water!!!!!!! I love spree's!

but you knew that LOL

I really like this shot well composed and lighting is nice.

1:15 PM  
Blogger photowannabe said...

I like the sunlight shot for the vibrant and detailed colors. The light box does give even light and will give you gobs of great pictures.

1:21 PM  
Anonymous AG said...

Ah, yes, these light boxes are going to allow for some cool, smooth modeling experiments . . I see frog portraits a’comin’!

1:26 PM  
Anonymous John said...

Fantastic colors; a lively image with lots of visual energy.

2:04 PM  
Anonymous P.J. said...

Vibrant colors and details. Nice choice, Mickie!

3:13 PM  
Anonymous angie said...

one of my favorite candies :o) never thought of taking a photo of them, though! great idea, micki :o)

4:22 PM  
Anonymous paul said...

Yummy! That's a good picture. I thought about making one of those boxes for myself. They look pretty easy to make!

5:00 PM  
Blogger WJWilson said...

sugary goodness

7:25 PM  
Blogger Steve said...

Great color, and cool idea. Very original. Nice job

9:13 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

I love candy.

9:43 PM  
Blogger Chris Fry said...

There is a HUGE difference Micki. I really love the vibrancy of colours in the light box shot. Just beautiful.

10:53 PM  
Anonymous Jeff Ambrose said...

MMMMM I love sprees! Everyone I know hates them so I usually end up with a bulk of them around Halloween.

11:43 PM  
Blogger Naturegirl said...

Colorful and sweet!

12:45 AM  
Anonymous tuan said...

huge difference, lighting is so important to a good photo, which is what you've achieved here!

12:58 AM  
Anonymous david said...

being on a diet it doesn't help to have my mouth watering through looking at this shot!!

3:20 AM  
Blogger Ash said...

Cool colors in here!

6:50 AM  
Anonymous Suby said...

I like the way you capture such simple objects. Got to start doing stuff like these :)
Suby

7:01 AM  
Blogger Lisa said...

It's been a looooong time since I've had this candy. Just thinking about the tartness makes me shiver. Very colorful shots - I like BOTH versions!

10:50 AM  
Anonymous Ashish Sidapara said...

Huge difference, surely this shot has a more studio feel and i like it.

10:57 AM  
Anonymous Gary said...

yeah huge difference, the light box is giving you such soft shadows compared to the sunlight

11:01 AM  
Blogger frame of mind said...

Definitely more of a studio feel here - love the glossiness of the candies in this shot.

6:25 PM  
Anonymous Spring Break said...

I love Spree! I wish i had a bathtub full of them to roll around in they are so happy!

2:28 PM  
Anonymous Myrtle Beach said...

I put a whole handfull in my mouth and let the sugar take me away!

2:30 PM  

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