Five Fingers of Irish Coffee

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© Mike Melnotte
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 11, 2010
TakenDecember 12, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D5000
Exposure1/15 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length38 mm
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Need to note, there's no Photoshopping here. I knocked the bottom off an old coffee mug and used my daughter's small hand here. To seal it, all I had available was play-dough which did the trick. I also substituted Coke for coffee so I wouldn't stain her hand brown. It was a fun project.

In the My Daughter, My Model photo essay.

Also in the Inception to Execution photo essay.

24 responses

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (11 Dec 2010):

    Looks delicious! Cool idea and seamlessly done.

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (12 Dec 2010):

    Very good, perfectly 'shopped.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (12 Dec 2010):

    LOL! This is very cool!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (12 Dec 2010):

    WoW!! Fantastic!!

  • Matthew Ibbs

    Matthew Ibbs said (12 Dec 2010):

    I like it! :D

  • Larry Powell

    Larry Powell gave props (12 Dec 2010):

    Love it, very intriguing

  • Cate Franklyn

    Cate Franklyn (Deleted) said (12 Dec 2010):

    Wonderfully create. Well done, my friend.

  • Bianca Stewart

    Bianca Stewart (Deleted) gave props (12 Dec 2010):

    Mike, I just love your creativity. Fantastic!

  • Kevin House

    Kevin House gave props (13 Dec 2010):

    nice!!! well done!!!

  • J. Harris Blacklist

    J. Harris Blacklist said (13 Dec 2010):

    Awesome Awesome Awesome!!!

  • wijnand loven

    wijnand loven gave props (14 Dec 2010):

    Greatly executed concept! Cheers!

  • Bernardo Villasenor

    Bernardo Villasenor gave props (15 Dec 2010):

    Cool idea! And thanks for the explanation, btw. I wouldn't be able to sleep thinking how did you do it :)

  • mark yugawa

    mark yugawa   gave props (18 Dec 2010):

    wow! so creepy and intriguing, love it!

  • Doglvr

    Doglvr gave props (18 Dec 2010):


  • Allen Freeman

    Allen Freeman gave props (23 Dec 2010):

    Great job.

  • Jon-Erik Kroon

    Jon-Erik Kroon gave props (30 Dec 2010):

    Nice Capture..... excellent solution to visual anomoly..... nice title........ a well validated photographed image as art!! BRAVO!!!!!

  • Pet Parents

    Pet Parents said (30 Dec 2010):

    very creative great effort = excellent results

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Jan 2011):

    Rockin' JPG's Year (most excellently).

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (4 Feb 2011):

    Who needs tools when you have imagination. Well done!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (13 Feb 2011):

    Creepy factor = 10! Awesome

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (13 Feb 2011):

    love this!!! very well done!

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (2 May 2011):

    Okay, this is just so weird that I can't help but love it. :)

  • ciara neikens

    ciara neikens gave props (22 Jul 2011):

    thats so schweeet!!

  • Burnell Yow!

    Burnell Yow! (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2012):

    Fantastic image! Just wonderful...

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