Taking Out the Trash

© Tess L. Yee

Taking Out the Trash

Uploaded: September 18, 2009


I left work early one day, hoping to shoot some florals at a nearby park. The weather was frightful and the flowers all but dead. I shot anyway, even though nothing really appealed to me. Then I saw these water droplets hanging from the cover of a trash can...AHA! Inspiration!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 10/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Cathy Barrows September 18, 2009

nice colors and the 3 drops are perfect #1181830

Troy Gallagher September 18, 2009

Well seen and captured Tess, glad you stayed with it.

Troy #7953424

Robert R. Goodman September 18, 2009

Hi Tess,I sure glad you got a shot that you like.Beautiful image.I've done that before,went out shooting and nothing appealed to me!!!!! #7953482

Tess L. Yee September 18, 2009

Thank you for those really great comments Cathy, Troy, & Bobby! Trash cans aren't my first subject choice, but that's the beauty of photography...even the mundane can take on an entirely fresh face! #7953598

Jodi Zimmer September 18, 2009

cool composition #7953846

Tess L. Yee September 18, 2009

Thank you for the really nice comments, Sabrina & Jodi! #7953898

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic September 18, 2009

Tess -- It's often the unexpected that bring out our best. Outstanding. #7954570

Tess L. Yee September 19, 2009

Thank you for the wonderful comment, Mary Beth! #7955267

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 24, 2009

I love this Tess, such an unexpected treat you captured...well done

jo ann c. #7979418

Tess L. Yee September 24, 2009

Thanks for that terrific comment, Jo Ann! It's amazing how photography helps you learn to really 'see'! #7979878

Eric Highfield level-deluxe September 24, 2009

Now THAT is seeing creatively! Very well done. I enjoyed your droplets gallery. Your work is top notch. I predict much success for you here at PB in the coming months :-) #7981325

Tess L. Yee September 25, 2009

Wow, thanks for such a great (and generous!) comment, Eric!! #7981947

Eva Pastor October 02, 2009

Just goes to show you, there's always something beautiful to shoot ... you just have to be observant and look beyond the big picture. #8002564

Tess L. Yee October 05, 2009

Thanks for stopping by with a comment, Eva! #8009520

Thomas E. Hinds October 22, 2009

Wonderful creativity! Great color and detail! #8061224

Marisol Pastor February 13, 2010

Nice composition, color and detail. #8379230

Tess L. Yee February 16, 2010

Thanks for leaving such nice comments, Thomas & Marisol! #8386370

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