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Morning has Broken
Morning has Broken

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Challenge: Surreal Still Life (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Date: Sep 27, 2015
Date Uploaded: Sep 27, 2015

[Oct. 4th, 2015 11:21:11 PM]

Stopped by the Good Will Store and picked up a couple cheap coffee cups, then the grocery store to get some orange jello. Experimented with food coloring to get something close to coffee color. I let it set up, and then I took out a hammer. When I imagined this shot the cup was broken but the jello remained intact. This shot was my first attempt and the jello just broke apart with the cup. So, I soaked my backup cup in warm water before breaking it -- hoping the jello would separate from the cup easier. But it turned the whole thing to mush. Oh, well. This one didn't turn out too bad.

Place: 5 out of 54
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10/09/2015 11:49:38 AM
Wow, that's really cool! It looks like the coffee (liquid) sheared apart (as a solid) - very surreal!
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10/08/2015 08:16:07 AM
Very clever! I like it with the jello attached to the cup. That table is pretty cool too.
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10/06/2015 07:46:02 PM
The cracked background definitely makes this. Nice work.
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10/06/2015 07:41:48 PM
Getting better and better.
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10/05/2015 03:32:15 PM
I wonder if putting a little oil on the inside of the cup before the jello would do what you wanted. Regardless, this was pretty cool =)
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10/05/2015 01:48:32 PM
Congratulations on your HM.
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10/05/2015 08:44:44 AM
Way surreal! Congratulations on your HM!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/04/2015 06:30:28 PM
awesome idea!
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10/04/2015 03:12:35 PM
I really like how unique this is. Very creative, especially with the addition of the "broken" background/table. The texture definitely helps the feel of the image.
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10/01/2015 12:05:24 PM
Really fine counter-intuitive surrealistic shock. Ice coffee. The background is nicely harmonious. Good title.
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09/29/2015 06:44:05 AM
It does have a multitude of readings and my mind goes to Breton's "Le dejeuner en fourrure" - well done and bump
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