243/365

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Uploaded 31 Aug 2009 — 20 favorites
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© Ann Reece
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 31, 2009
TakenAugust 31, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D70s
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length50 mm
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I have been thinking how I can achieve this SP. I tried several things that did not work out. I ended up doing it in a tight space and a lot of manipulating of me and the camera. It is done in the natural light in the room which I was happy to discover that it makes it look like I am getting some of the sunset light on me from the painting. This is one of my favorite paintings that I did and I have repeated it on a vase once which came out really well. Oh, I am holding my daily allotment of good for your heart dark chocolate - with almonds - even healthier - LOL : )

After this photo was posted for a day in the 1/365 theme, I put it in the theme of Paradise. A paradise to me is to be able to finish a painting and to love it and then to join it with my other hobbies that I love, photography and the computer.

30 responses

  • Benny R@mirez

    Benny R@mirez gave props (31 Aug 2009):

    cool shot!

  • Patrick Marella

    Patrick Marella gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    excellent work !

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    WOW Ann! This is so cool and creative!! Awesome!!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Lovin' the light.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    This is the first time that chocolate hasn't got my attention. That painting is fantastic!!! It so beautiful and rich in colors! Fantastic work Ann. Terrific SP btw! :)

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Anne you win the jackpot today. Your painting is really beautiful, well done and the creation you made for your SP is outstanding, well done!!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Excellent and creatove, Ann! The painted is so wonderful.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    A true WOWser, Ann!! WELL done... take a bow!!

  • Erich Mangl

    Erich Mangl gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    fine painting, great sp !

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Excellent..

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    WOW! Ann I have been waiting for this, you have talent+ LOVE it!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Oh Ann this is gorgeous!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    What a beautiful painting. I am SO very happy to know Dark Chocolate is good for your heart, as I ordered some. :-) An excellent reason to eat it.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    Very creative shot, can't believe that is one of your paintings, excellent work on both counts..

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) said (2 Sep 2009):

    Wow for a beautifully shot and composed SP, and for that amazing painting you did!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    This is fabulous! I love the way the light on your face and shirt appears to be coming from the painting. Excellent work, Ann.

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    Oh, my! That painting is beautiful, especially in lightbox! Great shot, too!

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    So Cool, creative and very well done....this is my all time favorite!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    Wow.... this is awesome...... I love your painting, I wish I could see them all.... One of my favorite SPs too!!!

  • Jason

    Jason   gave props (4 Sep 2009):

    This is an excellent portrait of who you are! You are an artist!

  • Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe

    Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe said (5 Sep 2009):

    Ann this is wonderful! and the shiney chocolate wrapper just adds that sparkle . I thought it was a gold nugget! Is there gold in them there hills? Great painting... and wonderful photo too ..I share with you the passion and excitement when completeing a peice of art... Thanks for shareing..

  • George Leontaras

    George Leontaras gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    Exellent & clever synthesis ;- )

  • Joy McCalla

    Joy McCalla gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    Very nice picture!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (1 Oct 2009):

    very lovely!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (1 Oct 2009):

    Outstanding SP Ann - your efforts really paid off...!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (1 Oct 2009):

    I don't know how I ever missed seeing this stunning picture...It must have been when I was gone for a week visiting my mother...This is my favorite of any that you have done so far...I love the lighting...the painting and everything about it! Congrats on this well deserved Hot!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (29 Oct 2009):

    Nice shot :))

  • Anaelle Trojak

    Anaelle Trojak (Deleted) gave props (12 Nov 2009):

    Superb painting and i like this two worlds communion!

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Very,very good ....you did a excellent job on the photo and the painting.

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Very,very good ....you did a excellent job on the photo and the painting.

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