A Basket of Eggs

© Patti Coblentz

A Basket of Eggs

Uploaded: April 30, 2011


~ for the In the Kitchen 101 theme ~

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 31.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Sarah A. Christian April 30, 2011

Good one, Patti! I will have mine scrambled! What time should I arrive? HTD! #1373419

Patti Coblentz April 30, 2011

Ha...they were scrambled alright...I ultimately dropped this basket of eggs...what a mess...the basket handle broke!

Thank you, Sarah :) #9381019

Jane Holestine April 30, 2011

Love the tones in this wonderful capture, Patti. Great clarity and comp. HTD! (sorry about the mess!) #9381024

Monnie Ryan April 30, 2011

OMG! That must have been awful to clean up! Glad you got this first, though - terrific theme entry! #9381034

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 30, 2011

Hi Patricia,WOW!!!Blew me away with that beautiful detail.Absolutely gorgeous my friend!!!! #9381073

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe April 30, 2011

Oh no that just couldn't have happened but thankfully AFTER you got the shot. You are such an expert on this lighting gig. These eggs are showcased beautifully in the light showing off such wonderful colours and textures. #9381096

Patti Coblentz April 30, 2011

Thank you Jane, Monnie, Bobby, and Heather! #9381151

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 30, 2011

Excellent light, comp. and theme capture, Patti. #9381179

David Phalen April 30, 2011

Guess I'm too late to come over. LOL The light, shapes, colors and textures meet your usual standard of excellence!! HTD!! #9381270

Naomi Weiser April 30, 2011

i like it that you have different colored eggs, adds interest, htd! #9381378

Gord MacEachern April 30, 2011

That's why we have the old saying "Never Put All Your Eggs In One Basket!" LOL...
Beautiful image Patti, love it!!!! #9381395

Mitch Spence level-classic April 30, 2011

The arrangement, the light, and the varying colors of the eggs work beautifully here, Patti. #9381456

Joy Rector April 30, 2011

great shot #9381469

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 30, 2011

Breakfast #9381485

Daniella Puente April 30, 2011

Very cool Patti, love your image! #9381500

Patti Coblentz April 30, 2011

Thank you Tammy, Dave, Naomi, Gord, Mitch, Joy, Emile, and Daniella!

Ha, Emile..picnic style, as it were :)

Gord, LOL :) #9381533

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 30, 2011

Great light and shine, Patricia. Lovely looking eggs. #9381559

Patti Coblentz April 30, 2011

Thank you, Bojan :) #9381564

Patti Coblentz April 30, 2011

you slipped in, Joy...thank you! #9381568

Marijana Fajgl level-classic April 30, 2011

Great idea and fantastic capture, Patricia! #9381637

Patti Coblentz April 30, 2011

Thank you, Marijana! #9381844

MELODIE C. ROBERTS April 30, 2011

LoL Gord
At least one with a faulty handle ;0)

This is fabulous Patti!!!
Great shapes lighting and detail #9381906

Patti Coblentz April 30, 2011

Hey, Mel...
thanks! #9381935

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 30, 2011

Terrific, love the tones and light #9381983

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 30, 2011

Fantastic details, tones and colors, Patti! So sorry for the catastrophe but at least you got the image first! :-) #9382062

Michele Peterson level-classic April 30, 2011

I love this, Patti! We have chickens and a basket just like that... this could have been taken at our house! I am, however, going to check the handle on our basket... just in case! Excellent photo, beautiful light and colors!! #9382163

Patti Coblentz May 01, 2011

Thank you Claudia, Courtenay, and Michele! #9382239

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 01, 2011

Terrific theme entry, Patti, with beautiful details and light. #9382432

Christine Czernin level-classic May 01, 2011

Very well done, Patti. The eggs look like they are just to grab. (not to drop,LOL) #9382507

Karen E. Baumann May 01, 2011

Love the circle lines of the basket and the black color to frame the eggs! The mix of white and brown is wonderful too, makes me think you just gathered them! This is a very nice image Patti! #9382601

Patti Coblentz May 01, 2011

Thank you Leslie, Christine, and Karen!


Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 01, 2011

Looks soooooo cool, Patti! Wonderful light and comp!! #9382679

Patti Coblentz May 01, 2011

Thank yo, Ellen! #9382737

Susan K. Snow May 01, 2011

Love the basket and the placement of the different colors of eggs. Hope the broken one's weren't organic or it would be at costly mess as well! Good them entry! #9382947

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 01, 2011

What an incredible image Patti, I feel I can reach out and touch the eggs. WTG! #9383204

Marcel J. Fernandez May 01, 2011

Great tones and texture not to mention the excellent comp. Beautiful work, Patricia. #9383273

Renata Gusciora May 01, 2011

What a fantastic shot,Patti!Greatly presented with fabulous lighting and composition! #9383551

Patti Coblentz May 01, 2011

Thank you Bunny, Donna, Marcel, and Renata! #9383662

Joanna Madloch May 02, 2011

Amazing colors and shapes, Patti. #9385165

Tammy Espino May 02, 2011

Excellent! #9385314

Patti Coblentz May 02, 2011

Thank you Joanna, and Tammy! #9385374

Rona L. Schwarz May 02, 2011

As soon as I saw this I knew it must be a Kitchen theme entry, Patti! Wonderful composition with great light, colors and shapes! #9385758

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 03, 2011

Wonderful tones, textures, lighting, clarity & comp here, Patti! Scrambled would be nice-oops!
Masterful job, indeed! #9386761

Karen Celella level-deluxe May 03, 2011

Terrific in every way, Patti! #9386834

Debra R. Harder May 03, 2011

This is an awesome image for your Kitchen theme, Patti!! Superb lighting, clarity, colors, details and comp. Eggs never looked so good!!!! Deb #9387447

Freddy Bland May 03, 2011

Fabulous light and details, Patricia! They are just glowing! #9387831

Karen Slagle May 08, 2011

A gorgeous basket of eggs indeed. I sometimes don't stop and really look at all the details in nature. We see brown or white or blue, etc. In really looking at these eggs there are so many subtle tones and then your lighting adds another dimension along with the shadows. I think this is beautiful, Pat... #9394829

Terry Cervi level-classic May 09, 2011

Wonderful detail and the lighting is so good! That must have been a mess to clean!! #9395799

Patti Coblentz May 09, 2011

Thank you Rona, Patrick, Karen, Debra, Freddy, Karen S., and Terry...I appreciate your great comments!


frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 10, 2011

Love the whole composition and presentation. Simple in some ways, but oh so much to take in. I love the wire basket that looks like its setting in a stainless steel bowl or pan behind it. The eggs sure do make one want to crack some open and enjou. Love the mix of brown and white eggs, the textures of the shells stand out so incredibly, such gorgeous work my friend.
Have yourself a wonderful day. #9398621

Patti Coblentz May 11, 2011

Thank you so much, Frank...it's always so nice to hear from you :)) #9399765

Courtenay Vanderbilt May 18, 2011

Congratulations, Patti! Well deserved, Finalist! #9411007

Amy M. Wilson May 18, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome Finalist, Patti!! #9411073

Tammy Espino May 18, 2011

Big congratulations on your finalist :) #9411117

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 18, 2011

A big Congratulations,Patricia!!!! #9411186

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 18, 2011

Excellent finalist, Patti!

Debby #9411286

Susan K. Snow May 18, 2011

Way to go, Patti!!! You did it.
Wonderful lighting, simplicity in idea, but beautiful texture and composition. Very well done. Congratulations on your finalist, Patti. #9411615

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 18, 2011

What fine lines, tones, lighting and textures, Patti. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #9411802

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe May 18, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist! #9411938

Mitch Spence level-classic May 18, 2011

Excellent all "round," Patti. Congratulations. #9412052

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe May 18, 2011

Congrats on being a finalist with this very worthy entry. #9412249

Lorna Shutter May 18, 2011

Lucky the eggs broke AFTER you got this shot!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this FINE image, Patti Cake!!!!! WTG, my friend!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #9412382

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 18, 2011

CONGRATZ on your terrific Finalist, good luck in the next round, Patti!!!

UB. #9412570

Graham Robards level-classic May 18, 2011

Great egg shot Patti, congratulations to you.

Hope your dad is okay, B.O.L. for the nect round. ~Pat #9412577

Marijana Fajgl level-classic May 19, 2011

Huge congratulations, Patricia on your fantastic finalist! Good luck! #9412858

Karen Celella level-deluxe May 19, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Patti. #9413619

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 19, 2011

Congratulation on wonderful finalist, Patricia #9413634

Rony Sagy May 19, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist Patti. #9413909


Way to go Pat!

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!

jo ann c. #9414052

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 19, 2011

Huge Congrats and very best luck, Patti on this awesome finalist !!! #9414468

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 19, 2011

Huge Congrats and very best luck, Patti on this awesome finalist !!! #9414471

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 19, 2011

Huge Congrats and very best luck, Patti on this awesome finalist !!! #9414478

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 19, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist, Patricia! #9414557

Michele Peterson level-classic May 19, 2011

So happy to see this got a finalist!! Congratulations!!! :-) #9414938

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 19, 2011

Congratulations & good luck on ths exceptional finalist, Patti! WTG! #9414996

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 19, 2011

Huge congrats and very best luck with this awesome finalist, Patti!! #9414998

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 19, 2011

Huge congrats and very best luck with this awesome finalist, Patti!! #9415000

Terry Cervi level-classic May 19, 2011

Congrats on this terrific finalist, Patti! #9415094

Carol L. Fowler May 19, 2011

Hope this hatches into a Winner! #9415181

Patti Coblentz May 19, 2011

Thanks so much...I really appreciate it! #9415417

Debra R. Harder May 19, 2011

This is the most beautiful basket of eggs I've ever seen, Patti! Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT finalist! Deb #9415537

Rona L. Schwarz May 19, 2011

Oh I am so happy to see this basket of eggs again, Patti! It has winner written all over it! Huge congrats on this great Finalist and Good luck in the next round! Apologize for my absence...once back from out of town I discovered we had a critical publication deadline with a very short turnaround, and then had computer problems. Such is life... #9415737

Patti Coblentz May 19, 2011

Thank you very much Deb, and Rona :)


Freddy Bland May 20, 2011

This is one "outstanding" image, Patricia! It's PURE perfection!! Many huge congratulations to you on your stunning Finalist!! Betting we will see it again!!!! #9416556

Patti Coblentz May 20, 2011

Thank you very much, Freddy! #9416712

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 20, 2011

Congrats on a terrific finalist, Patti. #9416748

Danny B. Head level-deluxe May 20, 2011

Love it! Congrats! #9416753

Daniella Puente May 20, 2011

Great to see this one again Patti! congratulations and best luck next :) #9416950

Patti Coblentz May 20, 2011

Thanks so much Leslie, Danny, and Daniella! #9416954

Lydia Williams level-deluxe May 20, 2011

Great one Patti! Congratulations! #9416996

Marcel J. Fernandez May 20, 2011

Congratulations, Patti on your delightful Finalist. #9417053

Patti Coblentz May 20, 2011

Thank you Lydia, and Marcel! #9417148

Ron McEwan May 20, 2011

Hi! Patricia; thanks for stopping by my gallery. This is one terrific still life and congrats is in order too. I remember when you posted this. I had memories of when I was a kid growing up on the family farm here in MO. Mom's job was taking care of the chickens, the money from the eggs sold from over 300 chickens is what kept us alive. We also had a lot of shirts made from feed sacks. Did not know what a store bought shirt was until I was a teenager. #9417177

Patti Coblentz May 20, 2011

LOL...thank you, Ron! There are lot's of similar stories that this basket of eggs brought to the forefront...so glad you liked it :) #9417181

William88 May 20, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist! awesome shot! #9417232

Wm Nosal May 20, 2011

Beautiful Shot, Patricia!
Congratulations #9417777

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe May 21, 2011

Such a beautifully complex, yet harmonious image, Patricia! Congratulations! #9419365

Patti Coblentz May 21, 2011

Thanks very much William, Wm, and Marilyn! #9419512

Merna L. Nobile May 22, 2011

It is with great pleasure that I offer my congratulations on your award for the month of April. Merna


Susan K. Snow July 28, 2011

Beautifully sharp with clarity and tonality, repetitive shapes and composition. Well seen and captured creation.

You are really raking in the finalists, Patti. Congratulations!!! #9560700

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