Blue On White Abstract

© Stanley J. Contrades

Blue On White Abstract

Jan Van Assche May 20, 2004

Nice one !
Have you tried any shots with a liquid in the glass (water) ? Wonder about the effect that gives... #129761

Colette M. Metcalf May 20, 2004

This is great, Stan!!! #550901

Dan Holm level-classic May 20, 2004

Great concept, Stan. Nice use of color...and lack of it! #550908

Naveed Sheikh May 20, 2004

Nicely captured Stanley ! #550932

Diana D. McKinney May 20, 2004

very interesting and unique perspective #550956

Kelly Abernathy level-classic May 20, 2004

Beautiful Stan - Love it -K #550968

Joy Brown May 20, 2004

Terrific and very creative!!! #551070

Allan L. Whitehead May 20, 2004

Stanley, is there anything that you aren't good at or present magnificently? I think not. I like this an awful, awful lot. Very, very well done, my dear friend - Allan #551073

Kasia Elser May 20, 2004

Great shot! #551150

Kathleen Clemons May 20, 2004

Very cool, Stan! #551170

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 20, 2004

I agree, VERY COOL! Love it!

Casey A. Hanson May 20, 2004

This is really cool Stan !! #551431

Donna W. Neal May 20, 2004

Excellent Stan! #551536

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 20, 2004

I like this Stanley, simple and effective. Great shot! #551901

Stanley J. Contrades May 20, 2004

I'll have to try the liquid in the glass, Jan, and thank you for the idea!
Thank you, too, Colette, as always!
Hi, Dan and Naveed, and thanks for stopping by as your comments are appreciated. I was thinking of putting it in a frame ... but!
Thank you, Diana! I tried it with three glasses, but didn't like it!
Thank you, -K, and hope you don't mind me referring to you as -K, although I have seen others call you Kelly! Either way, please let me know which you prefer!
Thank you, Joy. I am grateful!!
Allan, my friend, I hope there isn't anything out there we are not willing to try when it comes to our photography. Thanks for your continued encouragment!
Kasia, Kathleen, Claudia, Casey, Donna and Leanne, thank you so much ladies! I wanted someting very simple, blue on white, so took a glass and white board and placed it on the cement floor in the carport. Had to wait a number of times until the clouds moved and when the sun gave me the shadow I wanted, voila! I tried it with combinations of glasses, but that got cluttered.
Thank you everyone once again!
Much Aloha,

Kelly Abernathy level-classic May 20, 2004

Hi Stan - Some people call me K, and some people call me Kelly - I answer to either of the above, I really have no preference. I'm looking forward to seeing what you post next. I love your photos! -K #551940

Diane Addonizio level-classic May 20, 2004

Very nicely done, Stan! #552097

Karen Engelbreth May 20, 2004

Cool image, Stanley! #552379

Darren K. Fisher level-classic May 20, 2004

This is very very awesome, simply awesome. I love it!!!! I see a winner here. Way to go Stan!!!! #552760

Carol Brill May 20, 2004

Beautiful simplicity of form and composition, Stan, and your use of negative space is very effective here! #553034

Stanley J. Contrades May 20, 2004

I think I like Kelly, better :-) -K!!
Thank you so much, Diane, Karen, Darren and Carol!
Jan, I shot this again, this time with water in the glass and you can see the changes. The inside of the glass is very dark, there is a color band on the stem and most of the color bands on the glass' shadow is diminished.
Thanks again everyone,
Stan #553082

Mary K. Robison May 21, 2004

Love every single shape and shade of blue on the white, Stan. Great graphics! #554556

Stacey A. Bates May 26, 2004

This is great Stan, love the color and shape, a real eye catcher
Stacey #561040

Stanley J. Contrades May 27, 2004

Hi, Mary, and thanks ever so much for your continued support and encouragement!
Howdy, Stacey! I always appreciate your being here and commenting! Hope all is well with you and thank you as always.
Much Aloha to you both,
Stan #561787

Anette Linnea Rasmussen May 29, 2004

Hi Stanley
This is a different kind of photo from your hand;-))
You have achieved some great colors and a funny effect.
Regards Linnea #565366

Stanley J. Contrades May 29, 2004

Hi, Linnea ...
Have been working with glass and shadows for a while to try something different, and this is not the first time I have tried this particular layout and lighting, though it is the first time I took the sun to be my lighting assistant :-)! Then I wanted kept simple; used a blue wine glass, placed it on a white board, readjusted the tripod so the center leg was horizontal and started shooting. This is the result! Thank you, as always, as I value your feedback.
Much Aloha,
Stan #565367

Lisa Pereira May 29, 2004

I love this shot, Stanley! The angle, colors and composition all work very well. NICE job my friend! #565948

Stanley J. Contrades May 29, 2004

Good morning and thank you, Lisa! Had to try something different, other than a blue floral :-)! Loved your geranium, by the way, great eye on that one!!!
Stan #566114

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 15, 2004

Congratulations! -K #595637

Stacey A. Bates June 15, 2004

Congrats Stan and best of luck to you!!
Stacey #596235

Stanley J. Contrades June 15, 2004

Thank you very much, Kelly and Stacey! I am thoroughly surprised at this!!!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #596464

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 15, 2004

Nice one Stanley, congrats and good luck! #596534

Casey A. Hanson June 15, 2004

Congrats my friend!! Good luck in the next round! :) #596565

Murry Grigsby June 15, 2004

Congrats Stan! #596592

Lisa Pereira June 15, 2004

Congratulations Stan! I'm so glad to see this image in the finals! Best of luck! :) #597154

Kathleen Clemons June 15, 2004

Congrats to you, Stan! #597380

Diane Dupuis June 15, 2004

Congrats on both your finalists this month! Good luck! #597386

Nancy Grace Chen June 15, 2004

Hey Stan!! I did some shots like this a while ago, but yours outdoes any of mine! Congrats on your finalist!!

Nancy #597580

Stanley J. Contrades June 15, 2004

Don't know what to say except Thank You so very much, Claudia, Casey, Murry, Lisa, Kathleen, Diane and Nancy for your wonderful thoughts and encouraging comments, which I truly appreciate! Am still surprised by this!!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #597693

Robert Mann level-classic June 15, 2004

This is excellent, Stan! Like very much. Great reflection in perfect composition. Big congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #597777

Pu Chen June 16, 2004

Beautiful shot, both in composition and color, Stan! VERY different from your usual pictures, nice to see another side of you creativity. Congratulations and best of luck! #597816

Stanley J. Contrades June 16, 2004

Thank you, RoB. I appreciate your thoughtfulness, and your skills as a photographer!
Thank you, too, Pu, as I admire your work as well!
Best wishes to the both of you in the next selections!
Stan #597818

Jan Van Assche June 16, 2004

Yes, definitely one of my favourites... a well-deserved nomination ! #597877

Kasia Elser June 16, 2004

CONGRATS! Great shot! #598333

Robert Goodman June 16, 2004

Congratulations,Stanley!!!! #599608

Susan T. Parady June 16, 2004

Congrats, Stan!!! #599860

Ellen Peach level-classic June 16, 2004

A well deserved finalist....congrats and best of luck in the next round! #600017

Stanley J. Contrades June 17, 2004

Thank you, Jan, Kasia, Robert, Susan and Ellen, for your time and feedback, that is much appreciated!
Stan #601713

Allan L. Whitehead June 17, 2004

Congratulations Stanley, my very dear friend. You know how much I enjoy and admire your work. Very well done - your very dear friend, Allan #601724

Stanley J. Contrades June 17, 2004

Hi, Allan! and Thank You for your continued support and your kind comments, my friend! And thank you for putting a chuckle and smile into my day with your images!!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #601779

Roseann E. Dreasher November 09, 2004

This is fabulous!! Don't know how I could have missed it! #900365

Stanley J. Contrades November 09, 2004

Hi, RED!! Thanks for stopping by and your comments are very much appreciated. Hope everything is going very well with you!
Much Aloha,
Stan #900384

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Kaua'i, Hawai'i, 2004:05:19, 16:58:42, RAW, EF 28-90 USM @52.0mm, ISO 100, WB Daylight, Aperture Priority, 1/15 sec. ss, f27, tripod, Levels, spot cloning, cropped in Adobe Photoshop 7.

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