Spoonful of Sugar

© Marie Fields

Spoonful of Sugar

Nikki McDonald Student 6/25/2007 6:10:00 AM

Wow. Amazingly warm tones in this sweet composition, Marie. Perfectly set up and great dof. How do you do it :) #679947

Dr Silly 6/25/2007 6:22:41 AM

WOW, the light brown counter, the basket what a set up for the wonderful capture. :O)
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Marie Fields 6/25/2007 6:31:05 AM

Thanks, Nikki and Doc... Since you mentioned the counter top, Doc, I have to tell you... I stopped by the local Tile Shop the other day and asked if they had any discontinued display boards. They did and since they usually just throw them away, I got them free of charge. This one had such wonderful warm tones and it reminded me of brown sugar... So I pulled out the glass canister, filled the spoon and took the shot :)
Thanks again! #4434242

Michelle R. Kovach 6/25/2007 6:44:19 AM

Beautifully done Marie. Wonderful tones & textures.
I've gotten freebies from the carpeting stores & the wall paper stores as well.

It works out well to be able to get cheap props that way. :)
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Joy Rector 6/25/2007 7:23:45 AM

excellent #4434420

Melissa Gurdus 6/25/2007 7:30:35 AM

Marie, you are the master of taking the ordinary and creating a masterpiece. This is simply outstanding with sharp details and wonderfully composed!! #4434450

John Caruso 6/25/2007 8:12:56 AM

Another great job, Marie! #4434589

Les Rhoades 6/25/2007 8:23:41 AM

They don't sell brown sugar here in Switzerland,(crazy) so maybe you could load up a truck full and sell it by the "spoonful". Another great close up shot, Marie! #4434625

Jeff W. Robinson 6/25/2007 9:36:35 AM

Excellent still-life Marie!! Jeff #4434917

William C. Raco 6/25/2007 1:44:55 PM

Fantastic!

Bill #4435607

Paul Michko 6/25/2007 3:03:51 PM

Awesome still life image, Marie. #4435924

Nikki McDonald 6/26/2007 8:50:51 AM

Why am I not surprised to see another Editor's Picks on this one, Marie :) So nice! #4439002

Marcie A. Fowler 6/28/2007 4:26:53 AM

I love the way everything is always so color coordinated in your images. Excellent lighting, comp and detail. Another fabulous image Marie. #4452337

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 7/24/2007 7:33:26 PM

Your images are making me hungry! Really fantastic shots! #4551024

Jillian Danielson 7/24/2007 9:15:17 PM

Congrats on your finalist,hon!! #4551643

Nikki McDonald 7/24/2007 10:54:04 PM

Congratulations on this finalist--and a judges' comment, too! Evidently it wasn't just this one that caught their eye. #4552191

Evy Johansen 7/24/2007 11:47:46 PM

Many congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Marie! #4552396

Les Rhoades 7/24/2007 11:52:25 PM

My Congratulations on your Finalist. This one looks "sweet" with a Finalist badge.
Good Luck in the next round. #4552425

Katarina Mansson 7/25/2007 3:29:06 AM

Perfect capture Marie - congratulations on another finalist and good luck next! #4553046

Autum Rhoades 7/25/2007 4:18:36 AM

Marie, congrats on this awesome finalist! #4553346

Jenny Bosmans 7/25/2007 6:50:01 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Marie
! :) #4554300

Kaye Burazin 7/25/2007 6:55:39 AM

A hearty congrats Marie. Good luck in the next round! #4554355

Tonya R. Boles 7/25/2007 7:04:40 AM

Congrats Marie. #4554449

Marie Fields 7/25/2007 7:20:45 AM

Thanks so much for all of your kind comments! :) #4554638

Dr Silly 7/25/2007 7:22:11 AM

Congratulations on your finalist for this photo, Marie. :O) #4554645

Emily E. Bem 7/25/2007 7:27:35 AM

I knew we would see his one again....

You have an outstanding gallery! #4554690

Christopher J. Budny 7/25/2007 7:33:59 AM

Congratulations, Marie! #4554750

Kay E. Mahoney 7/25/2007 8:34:43 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4555250

Laurence Saliba 7/25/2007 8:36:51 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Marie!!!! #4555270

Daniella Puente 7/25/2007 8:42:01 AM

Excellent light and composition! is a superb macro capture and a perfect finalist :) #4555315

Terry L. Ellis 7/25/2007 9:39:21 AM

Marie, congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #4555628

Bridgette B 7/25/2007 10:24:24 AM

I love this one!! Congrats on your finalist! #4555857

Sylvia Rossler 7/25/2007 1:35:36 PM

Beautiful !! Big congrats again Marie :O) #4556953

Laurie Daily 7/25/2007 1:41:40 PM

A fantastic finalist, Marie! #4557001

Susan Fox 7/25/2007 5:32:20 PM

Congratulations Marie! #4558154

Marcie A. Fowler 7/25/2007 7:11:14 PM

Congrats on a well deserved finalist here Marie #4558962

Sisterlisa B 7/25/2007 9:52:22 PM

Congratulations! #4559506

Carla Metzler 7/26/2007 7:25:06 AM

Congratulations, Marie! #4561649

Jeff W. Robinson 7/26/2007 10:23:38 AM

Congrats Marie on this Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #4562911

Heather 7/26/2007 10:24:43 AM

Congrats!!! A Great Capture Indeed! #4562922

Cathy M. Gromball 7/26/2007 11:09:28 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Marie!

Cathy :) #4563212


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Description

Serving spoon filled with light brown sugar photographed in natural lighting. 60mm micro lens, tripod, diffuser and reflector.

Uploaded on 6/25/2007 5:53:33 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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