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Kitchen Artistry
Kitchen Artistry
DougPaz


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Challenge: Kitchen Art (Classic Editing)
Camera: Kodak DX3900
Location: My Kitchen Counter
Date: Mar 16, 2003
Aperture: F 3.4
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/8
Galleries: Still Life
Date Uploaded: Mar 16, 2003

A little trick I learned from way back in Culinary School. In case your are wondering, I ate it when I was finished!

Statistics
Place: 7 out of 79
Avg (all users): 6.8043
Avg (commenters): 7.6500
Avg (participants): 6.5179
Avg (non-participants): 7.2500
Views since voting: 2257
Votes: 92
Comments: 22
Favorites: 0


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03/24/2003 10:30:04 PM
HEY!
That's a nifty little party trick - really fits the challenge well!
I think that the score reflects an appreciation for the subject as much as anything else.
The colors work well together. I like that the apple is turned slightly, but I'm wondering what other angles you tried - maybe something from a little lower instead of above. Lighting is good. It's a bit bright on the fleshy neck and that one glaring hot spot on the right side - did you diffuse the lighting? Lighting is really difficult, and you did a good job of avoiding harsh shadows. Somehow, it even seems a bit dark still... I think that more lighting and a different angle would help it seem more 3D. I also don't really understand the anatomy. It seems like the neck should be between the wings... but then there's a 3rd wing? Maybe a different angle would help with that too - so that it would make more sense. Something is just a bit weird with this bird.
Did you use lemon juice? If not, you must've shot fast because I can barely see any discoloration.
I don't think you really needed the frame, but it looks ok. I don't particularly like colored frames, but this one is matches well enough not to detract from the image.
Excellent score! Congrats. I'm gonna go eat an apple now ;P
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/23/2003 02:58:28 PM
Very well done. 8
03/22/2003 09:31:15 PM
A beautiful image. Your photo is wonderful in the regards that the lighting highlights the main subject very well. The artistical flare on the subjects is perfect. I can't see any flaws with this one. Excellent job.
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03/22/2003 01:40:30 PM
I've made little mice out of radishes, but never tried anything like this!
03/20/2003 01:30:06 PM
Well done and beautiful picture. Just a little overexposed at the neck, but still excellent.
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03/19/2003 06:43:55 PM
OMG, I don't know if you did the cutting, you ARE multitalented. Very well photographed. I like the composition and the blue background.
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03/19/2003 03:53:17 PM
Beautiful. I love the contrasting colors.
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03/19/2003 01:22:51 PM
This is great effort, wonderful composition and nice border. 8.
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03/19/2003 09:51:14 AM
beautiful shot... very creative :) I can't say much about this photo other than i hope you make it available as a print... = 10 - setzler
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03/19/2003 07:40:01 AM
Very pretty and artistic, and the colours are superb, well done.
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03/19/2003 02:38:23 AM
Excellent! This must have taken you ages! I've never seen anything like this before. You must have a lot of patience but it turned out successfully. Nice job!
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03/19/2003 12:05:58 AM
good job! Did you do the carving too?
03/18/2003 02:17:35 PM
WOW!!!! VERY CLEVER!!!! Do I dare ask how long it took you to make this??? This is really fabulous - you could start a wedding business - catering/photography all in one! GREAT CREATIVE SHOT!
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03/17/2003 10:46:37 PM
Light efect 9,idea 10,focus crop 9, 9 from me!
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03/17/2003 05:58:46 PM
Very cool!!!! Only thing is the head and neck should be tilted to the left a little more.
03/17/2003 02:00:22 PM
Wow a lot of work!
03/17/2003 01:55:13 PM
Fantastic creation. You deserve 10 just for thinking that one up!
03/17/2003 11:16:26 AM
Very pretty. Nice choice of background
03/17/2003 03:37:14 AM
Are you also the artist who created this lovely creature from a simple apple?
03/17/2003 03:28:33 AM
Meets the Challenge with a "Wow"
First thing my son learned to do as a Chef.
Composition very good
Focus good, sharpness good, lighting good, background good, lighting is good except for that one small reflection off the shoulder of the bird right shoulder.
Absulutely great- gets and eight!
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03/17/2003 01:28:39 AM
Marvelous!
03/17/2003 12:53:56 AM
Someone is a very good artist at this house.


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