Electric Daisies

© Robyn Gwilt

Electric Daisies

Uploaded: July 26, 2005


Camera was set on Bulb, F16 for about 20sec's. A kids sparkler was then used to 'paint' the flowers. Any comments welcome. A first attempt!


Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 26, 2005

Neat capture Robyn. Love the sparklers in the picture with the flowers. #284179

Robyn Gwilt July 26, 2005

Thanks Kay. Appreciate the comments :) #1641378

robert burks July 26, 2005

good imagination and comcept on this one Robyn...I like it... #1641632

Jessica L. Richard July 26, 2005

this is wonderful, I really like the creativity that went into this! #1641793

Mary Clarke July 26, 2005

Great idea and fantastic result Robyn. #1642134

August 20, 2005

What a great idea! I think it turned out quite well. I like that you can still see the color of the daisies...it really seems they are exploding! I hope that you will experiment some more with this sparkler idea. #1738932

Robyn Gwilt August 22, 2005

Thanks 4 all the lovely comments. This is when I wish I had digital, as it takes so long so see the end result! Getting there though! In the meantime, this was another attempt (amongst about 50 others :) #1749059

Amanda Price September 26, 2005

What category did you enter this in? It seems like you could put it into flowers or special effects. Try entering it again. It's an outstanding shot. So creative! #1888575

Robyn Gwilt September 26, 2005

Thanks Amanda - I think I will re-enter it - maybe special effects - watch this space :)

Amanda Price October 21, 2005

Hey! Congrats on your finalist! I hope to see this again among the winners! #1978827

Robyn Gwilt October 21, 2005

THanks for your encouragement Amanda :) You had the right idea, was very chuffed to see my FInalist email - 1st One!! I've since gone digital & wow.... I've entered another one from my gallery - "Gerbera Aura Daisy" so, I'll hold thumbs for next month :) Thanks again! #1979093

Melissa L. Zavadil October 22, 2005

What a fantastic image!!!! #1982444

October 22, 2005

A visually exciting composition. #1984607

Robyn Gwilt October 23, 2005

THANK you all so much - this pic has actually been bought by someone for an ad featuring electronics/radios etc :) Thanks again :) #1988013

KHAWLA Haddad October 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS On wonderful second place Winner!!!! #1988958

Abdullah AL Hazza October 23, 2005

Congratulations, Robyn!Great

:) #1989459

Abdullah AL Hazza October 23, 2005

Congratulations, Robyn!Great

:) #1989461

Evy Johansen level-classic October 23, 2005

Big congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Robyn! #1990268

Robyn Gwilt October 24, 2005

Thank you all so much. I think the comments & congrats from fellow BP members mean as much as the award. Thanks again! #1990681

Cathy M. Gromball October 24, 2005

Congratulations, Robyn!

Cathy :) #1994618

Donna W. Neal October 25, 2005

Congratulations Robyn #1996590

Robyn Gwilt October 25, 2005

Thank yhou Cathy and Donna

Bob Duncan December 03, 2005

Beautiful gallery Robyn! I'm not surprised that this was a winner. Really clever idea. #2148702

Robyn Gwilt December 03, 2005

:)Thanks Bob ! Appreciate u stopping by #2148820

Susan Jane Allen level-classic January 21, 2006

Wow, congratulations! I saw it before, but I hadn't noticed that you eventually won with this one! #2320440

Kay Beausoleil January 25, 2006

Unusual and fun, Robyn, with really eye-catching execution! #2338147

Robyn Gwilt January 25, 2006

Thanks Kay :) #2339383

Gail Vitikacs level-classic January 28, 2006

This is stunning...well deserved...Congratulations! #2349610

Robyn Gwilt January 28, 2006

Thank you Gail :) #2349753

Diana L. Ralph July 16, 2006

What a great idea, Robyn! This is extraordinary! #3036688

Robyn Gwilt July 16, 2006

Thanks DIana - it was fun :) #3038166

Mary N C. Taitt October 16, 2006

Congratulations on this cool winner! Mar :-D #3458124

Robyn Gwilt October 16, 2006

Thanks Mary :) #3458153

October 16, 2006

Congrats are obviously in order. Well done!!) #3458252

Robyn Gwilt October 16, 2006

Thanks Curtis! Its an old one - I tried re-arranging the order on my gallery, and my pix have gone all over the place!! #3459788

Judy A. Lawhon October 17, 2006

This is really beautiful, Robyn....I love the effect.....well done! #3462048

Robyn Gwilt October 17, 2006

Thanks Judy :) #3462689

Pat Gamwell October 17, 2006

EXQUISITE creation...incredible presentation! Is this a 'past' winner, or did I miss it this time? Whatever the case...it definetly deserves an award! #3463048

Robyn Gwilt October 17, 2006

Thanks Pam - it was from last year (and shot on film!) I re-arrange my gallery, and now all my recent entries are way back!! #3464721

Adrienne Maldini October 17, 2006

this is a nice image #3464785

Robyn Gwilt October 18, 2006

Thanks Adrienne :) #3465217

Cheryl E. Molennor October 27, 2006

Congratulations Robyn. It's a beauty! #3511040

Robyn Gwilt October 27, 2006

Thanks Cheryl - 1st and only last year sometime - I don't seem to be able to repeat it :) #3512391

anonymous A. October 27, 2006

And you're asking for advice on exposure??!!

Great creation: I last saw a "light painting" like this years ago, a building after dusk photographed with the camera on bulb and the subject lit by someone walking around (and iside) it seting off a flashgun at strategic points. As you can see, it impressed me enough to remember for a long time...but this is much better: the concept, composition and execution are all terrific! #3512429

Robyn Gwilt October 28, 2006

LOL David :) This was actually shot on film, when I really didn't know a lot!! It was part of a course we were doing, and I only saw the result once the film was developed. I need to try to do it again on digital, then I'll know I got it right!! Thanks for the kind words though!! #3512854

RC Fritz November 14, 2006

Beautiful creation, Robyn! Congrats on your fantastic WIN! #3585959

Robyn Gwilt November 14, 2006

Thanks so much RC.F (?) what is your name?? LOL #3586087

Manuel Barrera November 25, 2006

Well deserved win, Robyn. #3630304

Robyn Gwilt November 26, 2006

Thanks a mil Manuel! #3633833

Debbie E. Payne December 07, 2006

This is an awesome picture! So different and creative. One of these days when I retire, hopefully I will have time to try a lot of the ideas I am finding on BP! #3679659

Robyn Gwilt December 07, 2006

Retire??!!! By the time that happens, I'll be too old and shaky to hold my camera, and will really have to rely on autofocus!! Thanks for your comment Debbie - keep experimenting :) #3679661

Robert Engelbart level-classic December 15, 2006

What an ingenious idea with beautiful results. I can't wait to try this effect. Great job! Love your gallery. #3704881

Robyn Gwilt December 15, 2006

Thank you very much Robert :) #3704892

Sharon King July 03, 2007

What a wonderful idea! This turned out beautiful! Congrats on your win and for it being used in an ad, how exciting! #4470116

Robyn Gwilt July 03, 2007

Thanks Sharon - it's so cold here at the moment, I think I need to try something like this again, indoors! #4470198

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 20, 2007

Congratulations on this fine winner! Fabulous and creative! --lisa #4533696

Robyn Gwilt July 20, 2007

Thanks Lisa ! :) #4533842

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 03, 2007

A glorious work of ART, great idea!! #4598187

Robyn Gwilt August 04, 2007

Thanks Donna :)it was a first attempt (on film), now I need to do this with digital again. #4600308

August 05, 2007

wow fantastic #4604175

Robyn Gwilt August 05, 2007

Thanks very much Al-jawharah :) #4604782

Daniella Puente August 23, 2007

This is excellent! congrats you had a great idea and the result is just perfect... #4689875

Robyn Gwilt August 23, 2007

Thanks very much Daniella - I appreciate your comment :) #4690540

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