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Martine's Lounge

Martine's Lounge
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Copyright: Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2584 W: 853 N: 6167] (27938)
Genre: Lieux
Média: Couleur
Date de prise de vue: 2007-12-16
Catégories: Vie quotidienne, Architecture, Expérimental, Ambiance
Appareil photographique: Canon Powershot Pro 1
Exposition: f/4, 1/320 secondes
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Versions: version originale, Workshop
Thème(s): Christmas mood - My collection, Your favorite Images II, Christmas Belles [view contributor(s)]
Date de soumission: 2007-12-18 17:10
Vue: 1811
Points: 24
[Ligne directrice - Note] Note du photographe
Something different but to keep us in the mood of the Holiday Season.

Before I had to go and shovel outside ( see the image posted yesterday (^_^) here . , I took a few photos indoor. Different composition to reveal the decor of the house. Here I just used the door and Santa decorating the door knob to add some depth to the scene.

Well I really had to go after that. And in fact it did brought me a song in my mind . I thought of this one while I was working out outside! Note. We do have a contractor coming to clean the driveway, but he does not do the sidewalks and alleyway to our backyard. We have to visit often the bird feeders..... But , Martine did not hold me , I did go (^_^).

Speaking of bird catching, I do not have the talent , patience and gear to capture them as my colleagues ( Mario alias EOSF1 or Serge Saint-Louis yamataraja , my neighbors (^_^).

Technically : Used my tripod again ,as I opted to capture the ambient light ,and various lights and shades provided by the halogen spotlights , instead of the flash. Image uncropped , but I did correct the perspective a bit. Selective color correction ( less yellow ).

I added another shot as a workshop. To see who were staring at me while I was shooting and waiting for me when I was shoveling. (^_^)

I will come back later this evening. Cheers!

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Très belle lumière chaude Robert :)

C'est une jolie pièce très invitante. Une belle composition avec de jolie couleur. Merci de partager.



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  • mud Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 41 W: 3 N: 13] (317)
  • [2007-12-18 19:08]

Very nice indeed. Great composition again a great job.

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  • Jens Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 555 W: 53 N: 1139] (4663)
  • [2007-12-19 3:58]

Hi Robert
Great job, superb composition, excellent light, color and contrast, you have done a real good job, my compliments.

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2572 W: 237 N: 6132] (24044)
  • [2007-12-19 4:16]

Both your Points of view make for magnificent images, Robert!
Your place looks warm and welcoming and your captures have really made me wish I lived close enough to pop in for a drink (when I am not about to interrupt the lovebirds, that is)
Superb PoV, excellent colours and details
Thanks so much for sharing a bit of your Christmas with us

Fabulous light work here Robert.
A pro shot to be sure and beyond that a work of art,
thanks in part to the amazing composition and attention to detail and the colors at your command.
Lovely work.
Cheers, Vincent

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  • Dingo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2522 W: 368 N: 2626] (11964)
  • [2007-12-19 12:16]
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Mmmm.... lover's corner... and then you show us the dining room... my imagination is really running wild here!!

My compliments to Martine, Robert, for making it such a cosy, warm home ;o)). Nice interior shot, your choice to use ambient light was the right one. Besides, at 1/320 you didn't really need a tripod - or are you that shakey?? LOL.
Merry X-mas, and all the best for 2008 for you and Martine.

Hi Robert, I always love these indoor shots of yours you seem to manage the colours and depth well. Nicely composed and well presented. TFS,

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  • pozaru Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3627 W: 881 N: 2607] (21386)
  • [2007-12-20 1:08]

Wow, it's so warm and inviting !!!
Superb, thanks !


Hi Robert,
A beauty, excellent sharpness and coloirs it can be used a add for a home improvement Magazine :-)
The image breaths a perfect Christmas mood!
Chapeau my friend!

Bonjour Robert
Merci de nous offrir cette chaleureuse et invitante atmosphère aux teintes chaudes et combien naturelles. C,est une excllente composition avec un point de vue recheché et une profondeur de champ que ne peut que nous inviter à entrer. Superbes couleurs et bravo pour la décoration.

Je profite de l'occasion pour t'offrir à toi à Martine et à tout ton entourage, mes meilleurs voeux pour ce Noël qui arrive à grands pas.


Hi Robert.. this is a great indoor shot with excellent detail and clarity and very natural color. Nicely done.


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  • korbee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1483 W: 0 N: 1852] (14495)
  • [2007-12-25 2:36]

What a nice,warm atmosphere you have created here Perry.
HAve a nice day.

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