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Uploaded: 04/18/05 11:38 AM GMT
Carnation Ice Cream
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Day two of the April Colorado blizzard. What do you do with the left over Carnations from the first day's image, Carnations In A Vase"? You make "Carnation Ice Cream". After arranging this image The black handle, of the ice cream scoop was a distraction. I searched around until I found a bottle of Acrylic red paint. Got out the brushes and painted the handle red. What a difference! This is how to spend a day snowed in when your creative juices are flowing and you just must use a camera.

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pom1
04/18/05 11:53 AM GMT
lol. very imaginative. great photo, composition, lighting etc. :)
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::JOHANNA
04/18/05 12:04 AM GMT
Amazing and marvellous work,Robert.
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Carpe diem....
::Morwyn
04/18/05 12:10 AM GMT
I'll take a scoop of each color, please. I like it when you get bored. Makes lots of fun for me. Wonderful image. What an imagination you have, as well as your great talent with the camera.
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::bayoubooger
04/18/05 12:15 AM GMT
g'day Mr/Mrs CF,
my younger brother used to eat flowers, hmmmm, maybe...NOT
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J_272004
04/18/05 1:26 PM GMT
Great work... you should be snowed in more often... lol.... very creative, good lighting, colour and compostion.... well done
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The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand. --Robert Vallett
::alexis518
04/18/05 1:34 PM GMT
Just had to stop in and say something. Sorry about the snow, but this shot is something that might never have happened otherwise. Absolutely wonderful!!!
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mesmerized
04/18/05 1:49 PM GMT
When I first saw the thumbnail I thought this was real ice cream...unique idea...you're so good at these still life photos...sorry about your blizzard, but as they say, adversity can bring out the best in us, and in this case, it has...great job, Robert.:Pat.
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trisbert
04/18/05 1:59 PM GMT
I take my hat of to you for the imagination to see the photo and the ability to carry it of so well. I will consider it an honour to store your backup copy on my computer:-)
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There are three colours, Ten digits and seven notes, its what we do with them that’s important. Ruth Ross
Tricky706
04/18/05 3:55 PM GMT
This really is adorable. Very creative Bob, you did a fantastic job. Thanks for sharing this.
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There's an emptiness inside her and she'd do anything to fill it in. Though it's red blood bleeding from her now, it's more like cold blue ice in her heart. She feels like kicking out all the windows and setting fire to this life. She could change everything about her using colors bold and bright, but all the colors mix together...to grey. ~*DaveMatthewsBand*~
::June
04/18/05 4:14 PM GMT
I think this is a superb idea!
Great still life image!
JuneBug
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I'm walking on sunshine! AcrossTheWorld
::Neamh
04/18/05 11:09 PM GMT
Another great still Bob.No blizzard here now but I have had my fair share.
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::RobNevin
04/19/05 1:39 AM GMT
I've been waiting for this one .. having seen it (and enjoyed it) on your website. I think that this shot is just WAY clever.
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bjb
04/20/05 6:31 PM GMT
I like this very much! LOVE the touches of red and it's so creative. I might have to print and frame this one for the kitchen. ;) favs. Brings a smile. Thank you.
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"The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you!" Coco Chanel
::CaptainHero
04/22/05 1:58 PM GMT
This is an excellent image - I love the composition and the colours and lighting work well. The red handle is definitely a good thing but I can't believe you had the patience to paint it rather than just digitally manipulating it.
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"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell
gregwrld
04/22/05 4:28 PM GMT
An imaginative idea, well executed...
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laurengary
04/22/05 8:34 PM GMT
Kudos for creativity !!! Love it, just love it.A perfect 10 !
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lars63
04/23/05 2:45 AM GMT
Great concept I like it :)
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::Quiet
04/23/05 2:57 AM GMT
This whole time I saw the thumbnail and just thought it was icecream, but Rob said "Look at it up close!" Good thing he did! This is a lot of fun!! Now it's got me wanting ice cream thought.... :-)
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verenabloo
04/24/05 5:54 AM GMT
OHHH MY MY!! How CLEVER can ya get Robert?? this is just awesome!!!IT is SUCH FUN to be snowed in and let your imagination run wild with photos...and you sure did just that! I love the red handle, so now you will always rememer why its that colour!! THis is just lovely...
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The best way to predict the future....is to create it!!!
jojomercury
04/24/05 2:40 PM GMT
Beautiful work and dedication to the art.A first rate image!!
Peace&Respect Jojo
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::heidlerr
04/24/05 3:28 PM GMT
What a brilliant idea? Great composition and design. Nice play on words. Now that's is seeing with your mind's eye. Very well done and a 10 from me.
Russ
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"Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual." Edward Weston
MissTish
04/25/05 8:44 PM GMT
Great job, very creative.
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cax_gemmell
04/25/05 10:33 PM GMT
Too cute!!!! The idea is awesome!! Fab job my friend!!! :)
Max marks!!!
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foofoo
04/26/05 9:23 PM GMT
Very imaginative job- Well done- makes me want to eat it- on my desktop now!
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warocle
05/07/05 3:26 AM GMT
Very creative, high quality shot as always!
Nice job.
Vlad
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::Accipiter
05/14/05 12:55 AM GMT
Great idea and beautifully executed. I live how you lit this and how you balanced the colors with an off-white background. Those touches make the flowers look good enough to eat!
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lindyking
05/31/05 7:54 AM GMT
I love everything about this photo - such creativity! The flowers are beautiful, the red background really sets off the colors in the photo, the title is perfect, and the creativity to put it all together is just amazing! I am so impressed. This is definitely a favorite!!
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c0ountrygirl
09/02/05 3:24 PM GMT
This is such a neat idea. I love it. It will make a great picture for my wall.
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.StarLite
11/11/05 1:46 PM GMT
yumm...ice-cream. It honestly looks delicious :) That was a great idea and you did a good job at it :)
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.bjb
12/19/05 11:10 PM GMT
Still my all-time fav. of yours. You and Annie have a wonderful holiday and a bright year ahead. ;)
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.Mudpuppy
12/22/05 3:00 PM GMT
Well this is just the coolest picture. This is great work. I love it. The carnations look just like icecream, that is amazing. Great work!!
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::geolgynut
05/18/06 4:24 PM GMT
What a great imagination!!! Those carnations look so good I'd probably eat them in an ice cream cone. Well done!
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.FliryVorru
07/02/06 3:28 AM GMT
Holy mackerel I love this photo! My roomies and I gawked for ten minutes over it. 10/10!!! Favorited too!
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.graffiti
08/06/06 6:10 PM GMT
Wow I really thought it was ice cream at first glance!
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.flying_monkey007
08/18/06 5:53 PM GMT
very creative! 10/10
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gcme5000
09/07/06 2:31 PM GMT
Very pretty :) Proffesional cuteness..
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MakeMeBelieve
02/16/07 10:06 PM GMT
That's incredibly beautiful, great concept, I absolutley loved it...

Actually, I loved it to the point where I FINALLY registered for an account so that I could comment you on a job AMAZINGLY done.
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::tweetynry
06/02/07 12:25 AM GMT
I love this! Totally using imagination! Makes me feel like having a scoop.
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.SheepGS
10/01/08 5:30 PM GMT
This is such a cool idea! I love it!
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::auroraobers
08/09/10 5:20 PM GMT
This is a great picture. You are very creative.
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Kuky_777
09/13/10 2:23 AM GMT
I just love this pic. Great color! :)
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kumquat976
05/10/11 3:16 PM GMT
Hope you don't mind a comment after so long but I just discovered this. I love everything about it: the content, the color, the clever title, what you did to make it perfect... as I said everything. :-) Thank you for posting it.
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