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Uploaded: 12/31/07 4:29 PM GMT
Me to You
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A Present, from 'Me to You',
To get this much of the image in focus, I used f/14 - 6sec (ISO 200), no flash, shot RAW to adjust the white balance, etc,

Hope you enjoy my present to you all too
Have a Gr8 2008 (~8 8~)


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12/31/07 5:23 PM GMT
Very good detail, I like the subject and its context. Have a great 2008 as well Tim!
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"To The World You Might Be One Person; But To One Person You Might Be the World." My Gallery
12/31/07 5:47 PM GMT
A lovely present for (me) us Tim! Thanks so much and I too wish you a wonderful and happy New Year and much luck and fun in 2008.


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12/31/07 6:03 PM GMT
Nice clarity! good job!
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I want to sail away into the night sky.
12/31/07 7:26 PM GMT
I really like it. Crisp, yet warm. What's in the box? :)
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Spirit of Ireland
01/01/08 2:00 AM GMT
Thanks Tim!! I can see that must be the new wide angle lens that I asked Santa for, but must have fallen off his sleigh!!

Great crisp color and lovely composition here. Thanks also for sending the camera info. I always find that useful.

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"Where there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see." ~Dorothea Lange
01/01/08 3:58 AM GMT
it's not my cup of tea, but I like the shot. The white looks buttery and the red is very rich. Kinda gives an extra level to the piece. good choices all around.
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01/01/08 10:09 AM GMT
Thank you so much Tim! This is a beautiful photo. Love the colours and clarity. Happy New Year!
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01/01/08 1:08 PM GMT
great shot Tim, especially the deep red colored ribbon:))
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laughter is the best medicine.
01/01/08 2:19 PM GMT
love it...perfect..

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01/01/08 6:37 PM GMT
This is a general comment to my Caedes friends who have posted new images today: I've got the flu and have fever.
Like to wish you anyhow a good and healthy 2008, Cornelius
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Cornelius was here! (lol) Click HERE to see his work!
01/02/08 12:58 AM GMT
gorgeous shot!! happy new year tim!! i hope it will be a great one for you!
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01/03/08 1:36 PM GMT
Thanks for the present Tim !!
That was so nice of you... ;-)

Happy New Year buddy !!
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01/03/08 5:08 PM GMT
Superb shot!
Great colour and detail, it really leaps out at you.
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01/12/08 5:03 AM GMT
Very nice
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Angelle "because reality isn't nearly as fun."
01/14/08 4:10 PM GMT
Red is my favourite colours so this the first reason why I really like this shot. Furthermore, red is very hard to capture and you have did this wonderfully well here. A fine shot with a good composition.
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01/24/08 4:13 PM GMT
WOW i love this piture...
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03/22/08 4:25 AM GMT
Well, your name finally came to the top of my profile page Tim. (There, the method to my commenting madness and keeping ... or trying to keep track of my fav photographers and artists.)

So ... I am glad that your name did come up ... as I had seen this one that far back and thought to myself, 'now that ... that is how to capture the colour red' ... which you did spectacularly here (no, no ... don't want to hear about boosting saturation ... no sir, you did more than admirably on that note alone).

Good balance of dark (right side more so) and light (left hand portion) in the bokeh/background. Which sets off the creme colour of the wrapping and angular lines of the present itself well.

Still speaking of ... hmm, my one caveat ... minor at best ... a smaller f-stop perhaps? (And I have read your notes in your image's accompanying narrative. Hard to gauge the actual size of the gift ... and knowing you, you most likely chose what worked best. Just a thought.)

Or ... some more careful arrangement of the background material. The one large 'curl' of material (for lack of a better phrasing and descriptor) in the lower/mid- left hand side? ... demands a bit too much visual attention in my humble opinion.

Simplify that element would be my suggestion.

Annnnd ... that nonsense of mine aside ... colour red ... check ... reflective wrapping and ribbon ... check ... challenging lighting and environmental conditions (mom and dad and you moving 'stuff' around to set up a scene :oP) ... check.

Yep, pretty much point and shoot. :oD

Kidding of course.

Really nice work Tim. Thanks for sharing this one with us. :o)

p.s. Oops ... almost ... almost forgot ... +favs for me.
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08/06/08 4:26 PM GMT
very nice
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09/29/08 1:32 AM GMT
I LOVE this picture! Definitely one of my Christmas favorites! :)
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Do everything in love. -1 Corinthians 16:14
12/17/08 5:02 PM GMT
YAY PRESENT! -tears open-
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Merry Christmas!

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