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Grape Barrels
  Grape Barrels
Grape Barrels
Evidence of wine production dates as far back as 8000BC. During an extensive gene-mapping project in 2006, archaeologists analyzed the heritage of more than 110 modern grape cultivars, and narrowed their origin to a region in Georgia, where wine residues were also discovered on the inner surfaces of 8,000-year-old ceramic storage jars. I started this photographic series with a bottle of wine, some grapes and a couple of casks. However the wine never made it to the posing table. This liquid panacea ("remedy for all ills") makes men invincible, women beautiful, and the world soooo mush niysher (LOL!).
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Carla Maddox

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    Amen! And a very nice still life also, David.

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7/8/2012 5:45:39 PM

 
Susan Williams
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Beautiful presentation (and commentary). The details and colors are outstanding. Nice work, Dave.

7/8/2012 6:23:46 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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WOW!!Hi Dave,Awesome still life my friend.A winner if you ask me!!!

7/8/2012 6:29:51 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Another stunning still life, Dave.

7/8/2012 7:00:07 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Outstanding comp. and beautiful still life. Hope you enjoyed the wine. LOL.

7/8/2012 7:01:23 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Absolutely gorgeous capture, Dave!! Love the subject and those cool barrels!!

7/8/2012 7:18:59 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Wonderful shot, Dave!

7/8/2012 7:53:49 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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A wonderful narrative, Monte'! HIC
LOL. This is just gorgeous!!

7/8/2012 8:35:36 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Beautiful shot and great description, Dave!!

7/8/2012 9:37:25 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Fantastic still life. Like the colors and textures.

7/9/2012 3:34:02 AM

 
Donald Christiana
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Outstanding still life. Dave, your are a master in the craft of capturing your subjects perfectly. Truly beautiful.

7/9/2012 5:40:16 AM

 
Linda S. Smith
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Fantastic capture Dave! Love your description as well;-)

7/9/2012 6:22:36 AM

 
Joy Rector
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excellent shot, love the comp

7/9/2012 12:46:24 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding Dave - What a Great image!!

7/9/2012 4:10:29 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Beautifully composed and rendered! Outstanding work, Dave! And I love the info segment!

7/9/2012 5:21:48 PM

 
David Phalen
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A fantastic still life with excellent light, comp, colors and textures!!

LMAO at your description!!

7/9/2012 6:04:04 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Love this fabulous still life, Dave! And I can so identify with your experience with the wine. :)

7/9/2012 6:37:52 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Another flawless image Dave! Composition, lighting, colors, tones and contrasts all perfect!

7/11/2012 4:02:13 PM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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LOL...I love your comments on this fabulous still, Monte! Your stills are simply unsurpassed.

7/11/2012 6:20:30 PM

 
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Another fantastic work of art, Dave! Thanks for the history lesson and commentary!

7/16/2012 4:53:03 PM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Beautiful image, Dave! Love your composition, light & effects! A work of art.

7/17/2012 1:20:51 PM

 
Karen Celella
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You are a master of still lifes, Dave!

7/25/2012 9:27:07 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Your image does make food and drink a celebration, Dave. This is beautiful.

8/13/2012 10:52:05 AM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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I just love your style Dave. I actually prefer this vertical version.

9/14/2012 9:07:36 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Absolutley Perfect Lighting, Dave!

9/19/2012 8:24:34 PM

 
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