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Old 03-28-2007   #1
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C&C on this definitely welcome.

There's something about it that I like, but I don't know if it will appeal to anyone else.

Thanks in advance.

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Maybe you love the colour purple? or the shinny beads of water on it.
Looks interesting.
To each their own taste.
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Thanks fior the feedback.

Definitely to each their own. I totally agree with that.

My wife however would say to each their own as long as I agree with her...

i haven't shown it to her yet; and although I find it somewhat interesting, I think she won't agree...

So keep the comments coming (to either convince her or me).

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PS. The shiny beads are air, not water...
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Oh Neat could had fooled me. Well done then.
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The air bubbles are my favorite part of this image (I like shiny reflective stuff lol). As a general rule I love water droplet photos. In this one I think I would like to see more space around the primary (big) droplet. I think I'd also prefer the thin line in the border to be shade of the lighter purple from the shot. Yellow is purple's complimentary color, but it seems too bright for my perceived mood in the image itself, kwim?
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Thanks Athena.

I think I'll change the frame. Normally I use a color from inside the photo, or a slightly darker hue, but I tried the complimentary color and obviously it makes the frame a focus point because it's the only thing different in the shot.

So I think I'll change the frame and then use a neutral matte board.

With the droplet, I agree, more "white" space around it would be good. This was my first attempt at these type of shots and I didn't really get it all correct. After filling the kitchen sink with water, I think I added too much olive oil, which made the surface a bit too busy. Less oil next time around and I might have some better composition. With this one, it was so busy around this drop that the tight crop was the best option, but still not as good as getting the shot right in the first place.

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Its different I will give you that there is some thing there but I don't know what it is. All I do know is I like it well done Peter.


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