Painterly Fruit Splash

© Carla Capra

Painterly Fruit Splash

Dennis Gay 7/19/2012 4:48:42 PM

G'day CARLA!

A delightfully refreshing image, enough to make me drool in anticipation of the fruity experience to come.

I feel you may have created a new genre of photography as well - Still Life with Movement. (???)

I would like to have seen the container sitting on the surface not the bottom of frame, so it is "anchored". This would also prevent the lower part of the base being cut off should someone wish to mount, matt and frame a print. (Justathort!)

Colours and lusciously summery and contrast well with each other and the splash has been well caught.

GB
Dennis #1475793

Neal D. Hatcher 7/19/2012 4:55:07 PM

Beautiful work #10236687

Arthur Bohlmann 7/19/2012 5:21:46 PM

Nice work Carla. Any details on your editing process or work flow? #10236741

Martha R. Mazon 7/19/2012 8:23:06 PM

What a fun and creative image, Carla! #10236941

Usman M. Bajwa 7/20/2012 2:28:02 AM

Very creative with great timing, love the splashes and the painterly feel, Carla. Expect to see this again!

UB. #10237097

Nancie M. DeMellia 7/20/2012 3:32:31 AM

Very Interesting!!
I love it!!!

smiles
Nancie #10237167

Robert Jensen 7/20/2012 6:21:10 AM

Perfect - love the colors, splash, background .... it all works. #10237354

Carla Capra 7/20/2012 7:55:59 AM

They were delicious, Dennis. My mom and I enjoyed one or two soon after this shot.

This glass container of fruit wasn't setting directly on a table. But, was on top of another smaller glass cylinder and both were placed in the center of a small childs inflatable swimming pool. I shot this on top of my kitchen table and containing the water was a necessity. :) That is why you may see the blue color reflected in the larger water drops (the pools color). With Photoshop all things are possible. I will photograph my kitchen table and try to combine them as you've discribed. Good idea and thanks for the suggestion and your compliments.

Thank you, Arthur and Martha. It is fun to play in photoshop!

Thanks UB! Having my mom help made all the difference and certainly helped my timing. :)

Thank you Nancie. I was going for something different and I'm liking your 'interesting' comment.

Thank you, Robert.
I appreciate that you shared the filter with me, gave me the link to the free texture/bg and inspired me with your amazing art images.

Thank you, all very much. #10237469

Carla Capra 7/20/2012 7:57:51 AM

Thank you, Neal!!!!
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David Resnikoff 7/20/2012 10:33:00 AM

Carla,
Do I have to add anything. Donīt think so.

Fab Indeed

David R #10237710

Nick Lagos 7/23/2012 3:49:17 AM

You did a great job with this Carla #10240697

Carla Capra 7/23/2012 7:07:55 AM

Thank you, David and Nick. #10241099

Wendy M. Hansen-Penman 7/23/2012 10:40:33 AM

I love that you are so creative! I would love to be able to play more in photoshop. The kids keep me so busy that I feel I don't get the time to experiment with a lot of my images. This one is great! #10241250

Wendy M. Hansen-Penman 7/23/2012 10:40:55 AM

I love that you are so creative! I would love to be able to play more in photoshop. The kids keep me so busy that I feel I don't get the time to experiment with a lot of my images. This one is great! I do agree with Dennis abou the base, though. #10241251

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/24/2012 6:40:13 PM

Awesome! You are absolutely so unique in your photography Carla, always a delight to see what you will do next...love, love, love this girl!

jo ann c. #10243017

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/24/2012 6:40:31 PM

Awesome! You are absolutely so unique in your photography Carla, always a delight to see what you will do next...love, love, love this girl!

jo ann c. #10243018

Lyn Darlington 7/30/2012 3:18:42 AM

Wonderful creative image! #10249851

Mary Dimitriw 8/12/2012 3:54:17 AM

I wish I had your creativity!! Loved the original but this is awesome too with the treatment! #10272601

Carla Capra 8/15/2012 5:07:08 PM

Thank you, All.
Wendy, I agree. Soon, I'll find time to take it in for a overhaul, lol.
Jo Ann, I'm working on this one for my mom. I'm glad you like it.
Lyn, thank you.
Mary, I thank Robert Jensen for sharing the filter with me.
You four Girlie's have given me the nicest creativity compliments!! I appreciate it very much. #10277380

Emile Abbott 8/16/2012 12:01:05 PM

Deliciously unique. Outstanding DD work you always do, Carla. Finally got my computer back and posting and commenting again. #10278687

Carla Capra 8/23/2012 7:01:36 AM

Thank you, Emile.
Glad you up and running again! #10286725

Ali T. Almesri 8/29/2012 12:37:56 AM

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None another word #10294764

Bojan Bencic 8/29/2012 12:39:24 AM

Beautiful treatment, Carla. Congratulations on your finalist. #10294767

Dennis Gay 8/29/2012 1:05:49 AM

G'day CARLA!

See????? I told you it was good!!!!!

My heartiest congratz for the FINALIST status.

GB
D! #10294826

Lyn Darlington 8/29/2012 1:13:40 AM

Huge congrats on a fantastic finalist! #10294840

Susan Williams 8/29/2012 5:34:21 AM

Congratulations, Carla! Fabulous image! #10295437

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/29/2012 7:35:28 AM

Hi Carla,Big Congratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!! #10295841

Emile Abbott 8/29/2012 7:40:57 AM

It is even more delicious when it brings in a badge. Congratulation Carla on outstanding finalist. #10295867

Arthur Bohlmann 8/29/2012 7:49:25 AM

Way to go Carla! #10295891

Liz Bullock 8/29/2012 8:19:36 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #10296050

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/29/2012 8:30:34 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Carla...you know I love this, you do them soooo well girl!

jo ann c. #10296123

Linda S. Smith 8/29/2012 1:36:20 PM

Congrats Carla on your fabulous finalist win here! WTG! #10297201

Carla Capra 8/29/2012 4:46:27 PM

Thank you all very, very much.
So exciting!
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Randy D. Dinkins 8/29/2012 5:03:00 PM

Great image. Very cool play and PP treatment. Congratulations! #10297738

David M. Montero 8/31/2012 12:16:23 PM

Very creative work Carla. Congratulations on your Finalist selection! #10301619

Phyllis Burchett 8/31/2012 4:15:17 PM

Fabulous work Carla, congrats! #10302013

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/31/2012 8:18:23 PM

Hi Carla,A big Congratulations on your beautiful win!!! #10302520

Neal D. Hatcher 8/31/2012 8:51:11 PM

Congratulations on your winner #10302610

Susan Williams 8/31/2012 9:10:36 PM

Congratulations on your Gold, Carla. Outstanding work; so very creative and beautiful! #10302666

Lyn Darlington 8/31/2012 11:32:34 PM

Huge congrats on gold! #10302792

Bojan Bencic 9/1/2012 2:32:31 AM

Fantastic. Congratulations on your win, Carla. #10302903

Anita Hogue 9/1/2012 5:04:30 AM

A fabulous winner, Carla! Congratulations! #10303114

Emile Abbott 9/1/2012 7:33:19 AM

Congrats Carla on your tasty winner. #10303449

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 9/1/2012 9:06:32 AM

simply stunning!!! congrats!!!!! #10303592

Terry Cervi 9/1/2012 12:29:47 PM

Love this, Carla! Congrats on your beautiful win! #10303878

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/1/2012 2:33:33 PM


These have always been special to me!!

Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd Place Gold Winner Carol!

jo ann c. #10304172

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/1/2012 2:34:32 PM


These have always been special to me!!

Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd Place Gold Winner Carol!

jo ann c.
uhhh ohhh...I spelled Carol instead of Carla!!! Sorry about that.. #10304174

Renee Doyle 9/1/2012 3:51:09 PM

Big congratulations to you Carla!! #10304317

Carla Capra 9/1/2012 7:08:14 PM

I've been busy with my parents; Dad's having a few cardio tests at the heart hospital and I just say the notification this image was awarded a 2nd Place. This was like a double win; Dad's okay and a win here on BP!

Thank you everyone. I'll catch up on my posting soon. Congrats to all the winners and finalists. #10304599

Robert K. Bemus 9/1/2012 10:31:57 PM

Stunning image, Carla...Congratulations!! #10304742

Kathy Salerni 9/2/2012 12:25:51 AM

A very creative image, Carla! Congrats on winning Gold! #10304783

Lydia Williams 9/2/2012 12:05:46 PM

Wow, fabulous, Carla...Well done! Congratulations on your golden win! #10305464

Phyllis Burchett 9/2/2012 8:42:01 PM

Congrats Carla! Glad your Dad is doing good too. #10306001

David M. Montero 9/9/2012 4:37:54 PM

Fantastic! Congratulations on your win Carla! #10316001

David Resnikoff 9/9/2012 5:15:12 PM

My dear Carla,
Big, super big congrts.

Hope everything if fine with the family.

David R #10316037

Millie A. Talarico 9/9/2012 8:42:30 PM

Wonderful winning image, Carla! #10316262

Carla Capra 9/10/2012 7:24:47 AM

Thank you, very much! #10316780

Usman M. Bajwa 9/13/2012 3:29:47 AM

Thought so, Huge CONGRATZ on this stunning Second Place Gold, Carla!!!

UB. #10320772

David Resnikoff 9/13/2012 5:51:04 AM

Wow, wow , wow

Big hug and Congratz


David R #10321014

Carla Capra 10/30/2012 4:38:04 PM

Thank you, UB and David! #10395801

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Description

Oil painter filter
textures by French Kiss

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70

Uploaded on 7/19/2012 3:27:04 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70S Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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