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Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 28 December 2009 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

A piece of copper art from a recent exhibition held in the Bede's World museum in Jarrow, just a stone's throw from South Shields.

Apart from the vignette, the only other post production work involved cloning away a vertical stand in the centre to give the appearance of floating independently.

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Yvon from Orleans, France

great shot

28 Dec 2009 6:33am

Zora Zoé from Germany

Really fantastic and warm coloured shot Curly - I love this copper and the DOF :-) Can you tell me, what it is and wherefore it's used? Greetings, Zora :-)

28 Dec 2009 7:54am

Arun from India

good photos... happy new year........

28 Dec 2009 7:59am

Manel from Girona, Spain

Nice tons of color!!

28 Dec 2009 8:05am

Gabriel Clemente from Albufeira, Portugal

Very nice.Congratulation.

28 Dec 2009 8:06am

zOOm from Paris, France

A very lovely sculpture indeed. Great work on you PP.

28 Dec 2009 9:03am

Mascha from Kootstertille, Netherlands

A beautiful piece of art!!

28 Dec 2009 9:10am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nicely composed and like the choice of the tonality.

28 Dec 2009 9:49am

Francine from Buire le sec, France

Great work from the artist and from you....

28 Dec 2009 9:57am

Pepe Cabrera from Cuidad de Antipolo, Philippines

Beautiful!

28 Dec 2009 10:28am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

wow cool artwork

28 Dec 2009 11:41am

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

great sculture well done

28 Dec 2009 11:55am

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

So artistic.... good job, Curly!

28 Dec 2009 12:01pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A nice warm glow to end the year! Well done Curly! ;-)

28 Dec 2009 12:43pm

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

nice designed picture. It's wonderful.

28 Dec 2009 1:10pm

Julie from Easton, United States

Very nice colors, and the artwork is great!

28 Dec 2009 3:22pm

Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada

Cloning away the stand really "elevated" this shot - ha, so warm and appealing

28 Dec 2009 4:07pm

BJ from Murfreesboro, United States

very nice great artistic work

28 Dec 2009 4:45pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Outstanding!!

28 Dec 2009 6:00pm

Joan Felix from Jakarta, Indonesia

so artistic.. Nice shot

28 Dec 2009 6:12pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Love the texture and surfaces that you have captured in the copper. Beautiful colors as well!

28 Dec 2009 6:46pm

k@ from Paris, France

Copper looking like chocolate ! Super work & colors

28 Dec 2009 6:50pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting capture.

28 Dec 2009 7:35pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

The shot of the day ! 5 stars

28 Dec 2009 8:19pm

STEED from Gueret, France

Copper ??? I thought 't was Chocolate....

28 Dec 2009 9:20pm

eva from Rouen, France

very beautiful and interesting sculptur !

28 Dec 2009 9:46pm

/\/\ ! /\/ /\ from Tehran, Iran

lovely and interesting subject to capture! :-)

28 Dec 2009 10:32pm

Mr. Gilbert from from north to south of, Philippines

great image!

28 Dec 2009 11:11pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shot, looks like it'd make a really cool bracelet!!! One question, how are you doing the vignette, in color??????

28 Dec 2009 11:21pm

@Susan: That's an easy one Susan, make an elliptical selection with a large feather, then invert the selection, hit ctr j to set it on a new layer then make a levels adjustment on this layer to darken it considerably, then adjust the opacity to suit.

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Great capture of Old Art Expression !
Love the symplicity of this accessories and the efficient effect of this old fashion !
Bravo ! :-)

28 Dec 2009 11:53pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

happy shoot, :-))

28 Dec 2009 11:56pm

Ajay from Pune, India

For a second I thought it's a 3D work.

29 Dec 2009 12:53am

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

thanks for the tip !!! will have to try it out.......

29 Dec 2009 2:15am

Claudia from Illinois, United States

Love the tones here and I really love the gold vignette. I like the floating effect!

29 Dec 2009 3:32am

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

I like how you presented this so that the artwork could be seen without all the other things around it! Very nice!!

29 Dec 2009 4:29am

Hilda from Metro Manila, Philippines

It looks like a crown now. Lovely piece of art — it would look good in anyone's garden.
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Wishing you a joyful and peaceful new year.

29 Dec 2009 7:11am

Saeed Rasoulof from Tehran, Iran

Interesting shot :)

29 Dec 2009 5:22pm

dabbler from Minneapolis, United States

Ingenious title which took me to the rounded mouth... Great find & capture!

29 Dec 2009 6:19pm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Beautiful shot of a beautiful piece of artwork!

29 Dec 2009 8:16pm

AG from London, United Kingdom

Cloning out the stand was a brilliant idea that has moved this toward the supernatural . . like it !

30 Dec 2009 10:27am

Alan from Manila, Philippines

I really like the clarity of the object here.

30 Dec 2009 6:49pm

Madagasca from Singapore

interesting piece of artwork.

31 Dec 2009 12:37am

Lillee from -, United States

Beauitful capture of the copper art; beautiful tones and color:)

31 Dec 2009 9:37pm

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Intriguing.

3 Jan 2010 10:50pm

PENTAX K100D
1/90 second
F/5.6
ISO 800
60 mm (35mm equiv.)

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