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Uploaded: March 09, 2008


I was photographing my neighbor's Longaberger baskets and remembered my kids' chair. Thought it was interesting with the apples. All comments are appreciated!

f22, 18-135mm lens at 52mm, 5 sec. shutter, 100 ISO.

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 5/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 52.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Tiia Vissak March 09, 2008

great colors, light, clarity & composition! #873143

Deb Koskovich March 09, 2008

Beautiful still life -- maybe I should dig out the bazillion baskets I bought years ago at those Longaberger parties... #5615165

Christie R. Bielss March 09, 2008

Thanks Tiia and Deb! I really appreciate it!
Christie #5615206

Jessica Jenney March 09, 2008

Very beautiful still life, Christie! A wonderful set up, gorgeous lighting and detail! #5615275

Christie R. Bielss March 09, 2008

Thanks Jessica! Your kind comments are appreciated! #5615420

Jeana Clark March 09, 2008

I knew befor ereading your description that this HAD to be a Longaberger basket!!
Excellent still life capture Christie!!!

~J~ #5615811

Christie R. Bielss March 09, 2008

Thanks Jeana! Longaberger baskets are definitely recognizable! #5616138

William C. Raco level-classic March 09, 2008

Excellent lighting and arrangement
Very nice still life work, Christie #5616383

Christie R. Bielss March 09, 2008

Thanks William! I appreciate it!
Christie #5617304

April Riggs March 09, 2008

Fantastic! #5617468

Christie R. Bielss March 09, 2008

Thanks April! I really appreciate it!
~Christie #5617750

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 10, 2008

What a warm, comforting still, Christie! Perfect lighting and details! #5622542

Christie R. Bielss March 10, 2008

Thanks Laurie! I appreciate your kind comments! #5623329

Linda M. Walker March 10, 2008

Very nicely done,Christie...the colors and details are beautiful #5623939

Christie R. Bielss March 11, 2008

Thanks Linda! I appreciate it! #5626269

March 13, 2008

Great shot Christie! Love the clarity, lighting, and colors. #5639790

Christie R. Bielss March 14, 2008

Thanks Donna! I appreciate your kind comments! #5641574

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic March 17, 2008

I love your presentation...the chair was a great addition. Wonderful light and colors! #5652646

Christie R. Bielss March 17, 2008

Thank you so much Melinda! I really appreciate your kind comments! #5652745

Eivor Kuchta March 19, 2008

What a perfect set up, Christie! The colors and light are perfect against the black background. It made me crave an apple, so it should work for an apple ad. #5663203

Christie R. Bielss March 19, 2008

Thanks Eivor! To be honest, the apples kept getting rearranged as my daughter kept trying to take a bite out of them! Maybe I should have her around for more of my projects! #5663331

Stephanie West June 18, 2008

Good enough to reach in and take one to eat. Great sharpness. #6072773

Christie R. Bielss June 18, 2008

Thanks Stephanie! I really appreciate it! #6075253

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 16, 2008

Christie, I would stop and look at this image for sure if it was in a magazine!! Excellent, lighting, clarity, and colours...food mags want the reader to "think/taste/and want to EAT" the food... this is fresh, crisp and colourful my friend.. awesome job! At first sight of this image, I couldn't believe I did not comment- but then I realized I never belonged to BP yet, that is why!!!
PS you sure have skills in "Still Life." #6762621

Christie R. Bielss November 23, 2008

Wow Christine! Thank you so very much! #6791869

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