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Sunny Side Up
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“Oh, God above, if heaven has a taste it must be an egg with butter and salt, and after the egg is there anything in the world lovelier than fresh warm bread and a mug of sweet golden tea?” . . . . . . . . . Frank McCourt, 'Angela's Ashes’ (1996) . . . . . . Panasonic DMC-FZ7 . . Eggs enjoying yesterday's sunshine :)

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::cynlee
08/14/08 2:51 PM GMT
I knew you'd come up with something sensational for the contest! The repetition of shadow and form, the cropping and the offset of the image are excellent! What a wonderful idea for a shot, Eve. Lots of curves all around. Best of luck! I'm off to eat my sunny side ups. No kidding! lol
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"Take it upon yourselves to be more forthright in your comments"* *Les (&purmusic)
.Rayn_dragon
08/14/08 2:56 PM GMT
Very pretty - I love the way the "flowers" cast shadows on the eggs and elsewhere... Sunny-side up, indeed... Good luck in the contest!!

Alli
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Okay. So you're in the Heart of a Storm. Everything is perfectly calm, right? But you know that at any minute that calm is going to go away, and everything is going to be in chaos, and the world around you will literally blow you away. I want to be there.
.Inkeri
08/14/08 2:59 PM GMT
Elegant,Beautiful and a Top Notch capture..
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.DragonQueen
08/14/08 4:03 PM GMT
awesome
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::kwaters
08/14/08 4:15 PM GMT
This really caught my eye and I went back to it several times. What an original compostion with the flower shadows throughout the scene. The blue shade on the background boards is a perfect shade to compliment the eggs.. I really enjoyed this one and hope it does well for you,
Kat
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.scorpie
08/14/08 4:31 PM GMT
Very nice, good luck Lyn.
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Why not go out on a limb, that is where the fruit is.... Frank Scully
::Dunstickin
08/14/08 4:34 PM GMT
Superb post!....great minds to think something like this!....where's yours eh?..lol..

Nicely done Lyn..and best of luck in the comp!
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* To Believe in myself and have faith in my Photography * OwdBob'sGallery
::jdinvictoria
08/14/08 4:42 PM GMT
What a stunning capture!! Best of luck to you.
jd
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.Roseman_Stan
08/14/08 5:49 PM GMT
Excellent work Lyn. Hands down the winner. Very well composed and an excellent narrative too. Like it alot!!!

Stan
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“Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you” - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
.malteser
08/14/08 7:00 PM GMT
Love the composition,colours and the sharpness of your post. Good original work.
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::0930_23
08/14/08 7:08 PM GMT
Great composition Lyn and I am like Cindy, I knew you would come up with something great. Makes me want to not enter anything. I love it. Gets my vote. Good luck.

Tick
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I'll meet you at the edge of the sunlight, just behind the shadows. The Ghost
::wheedance
08/14/08 7:31 PM GMT
The shadows and lights are so fascinating! Love it!
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All of earth is crammed with heaven And every bush aflame with God But only those who see take off their shoes. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning<p> mygallery
.Ramad
08/14/08 8:56 PM GMT
Wonderful image, Lyn. I like the way the shadows fall on the eggs and also the "equators" on the eggs themselves! A very good entry for the contest - Good luck!
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If practice makes perfect and nobody is perfect, then why practice?
::Hottrockin
08/14/08 10:12 PM GMT
I like mine half-arse scrammbled with a stick of butter thrown in, salt 'n' pepper please!!

8~)

Luv the lighting and creative curves ya got cookin' here baby!!

Good luck in the contest!!
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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round??
::braces
08/14/08 10:25 PM GMT
Lovely, subtle curves all through this image Lyn. good work and good luck. As for you quote I was only saying to Delia the other day that there's nothing as good as a lovely boiled egg and toast soldiers.
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" A citizen can hardly distinguish between a tax and a fine, except that the fine is generally much lighter." G. K. Chesterton. You are neither taxed nor fined if you look at My Gallery.
.johindes
08/14/08 11:27 PM GMT
I agree about the boiled egg and soldiers. Nothing like it to take you straight back to childhood. I love this shot Lyn, all the very best of luck in the comp xx
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.muki7
08/15/08 12:46 AM GMT
I like the job you did on this Lyn. Great composition and a good entry. Good luck

Ed
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After 50 years of photography I shoot for memories not perfection
.teal07
08/15/08 2:10 AM GMT
I like this shot! it's very creative!
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::RKG
08/15/08 3:01 AM GMT
Most creative...oops did some one say that already:) G/L in the contest Lyn.
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::danika
08/15/08 6:37 AM GMT
A perfect & creative contest entry Eve. The curves created by the shadows makes this capture unique. Best of luck in the contest.
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Best wide-angle lens? Two steps backward. Look for the 'ah-ha'. Ernest Haas
::100k_xle
08/15/08 6:59 PM GMT
Great Imagination and Eye Lyn.
Superb Image and Entry.
Best of Luck !

E J
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Ribbit ! Come on over to my Pad.
.Olaus
08/15/08 8:45 PM GMT
I like this one. Cool shot, and good luck!
Christer
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::PatAndre
08/16/08 2:34 AM GMT
Gads almighty, after reading this, I am starving to death. But, what a unique image. You have a sharp eye for what makes a good picture. I find this very appealing. I really like it.
Pat
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::nigelmoore
08/16/08 3:54 AM GMT
Fantastically original composition LE, you truly do have an eye for an image. There's so much going on here, from the curve of the bowl to the reflection of the curve on the eggs to the diagonal lines of the table top and the reflections of the flowers. Only you could come up with something like this. Good luck with the competition. I faved it, anyway.
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"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others merely a green thing which stands in the way." William Blake
::Jimbobedsel
08/16/08 3:21 PM GMT
This is Eggcellent. And it's making me hungry. Nothing better than eggs, sunnyside up, with pepper and salt, and maybe some bacon and hashbrowns. Yummy. Good luck in the contest.

Jimbob
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ARF
.MarciaTheFaerie
08/17/08 1:02 AM GMT
Gotta love those shadows... :D
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.~*TheFaerie*~. - Together with death comes hope and rebirth.
::phasmid
08/17/08 3:09 AM GMT
My bet's on you, girl. This is amazing, and I love that Frank McCourt quotation. On my desktop for sure!

:)PJ
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We don’t make art to show someone what something looks like. All this requires is eyes (or a lens). Art is supposed to have meaning, emotion, power, or magic. Alan & Mario "FourThirds"
::Toto_san
08/17/08 10:12 AM GMT
Faved. What an excellent photography. Good luck.
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For the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, His eternal power and Godhead;... Rom 1:20
::fogz
08/17/08 2:18 PM GMT
I think he has a point! now I'm wanting to boil an egg for my late lunch! lol! excellent idea for capturing curves Lyn - I like the shadows! good luck in the contest!
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"Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile" .... mygallery
.mesmerized
08/17/08 11:45 PM GMT
Very creative and beautifully captured...good luck.
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::third_eye
08/19/08 11:55 AM GMT
Great use of space here, Lyn. The "negative space" left unused by the bowl itself is filled quite well with it's shadow. Curves abound here.. but that top "egg" looks suspiciously like a "Pinky" rubber ball, like the kind I played with in grade school. Great post, and good luck in the contest
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Please, even if you don't visit my gallery, check out my "Faves".I've left them intact since day "1", and would like it if every image there got the attention they deserved.
::cctruckee
08/19/08 8:45 PM GMT
Great composition, good luck in the contest!
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~ cc de leo 'Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.'
.nadz
08/20/08 1:15 PM GMT
This is an amazing photo! I love the balance between the flower designs on the bowl and their shadows =)
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Life isn't about the number of breaths you take, it's about the moments that take your breath away.
::third_eye
08/21/08 12:09 AM GMT
Oops. It would appear that I've made a mistake. Lyn has all her eggs (and no rubber balls) in one basket.. erm.. bowl. The rest of my crit stands fim, though. :o)
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Please, even if you don't visit my gallery, check out my "Faves".I've left them intact since day "1", and would like it if every image there got the attention they deserved.

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