A Fragrant Morning

Uploaded: October 01, 2010 02:46:07 | Entered: February 14, 2016 03:48:58


This is a very simple Still Life - I placed one of my wife's perfume bottles on a picnic table at the lake that is near our home very early in the morning and waited for the sun to rise. With my camera on a tripod I focused on the bottle and let the sky become the background.

Tamron 18-270 Di at 270mm. Dawn, ISO 500, 1/10th @ f6.3, EC -2/3 )CA)

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 01, 2010

Very creative and beautiful, Jeff. Gorgeous sky. #1313338

Brett Dolsen October 01, 2010

Great idea and well worth the effort Jeff!!Wonderfull colours and simplicity! #8940502

Michelle Alton October 01, 2010

It has a wonderful Zen-like feel to it. I see your wife has a sense for Scents. They must be perfect for both the nose and the eye! #8940511

Douglas Pignet October 01, 2010

Wonderful capture Jeff, great clarity and lighting #8940524

Jack Gaskin October 01, 2010

Nice Idea w/wonderful result.

Happy Shooting
Jack #8940550

Barbara Waldoch October 01, 2010

Terrific job, Jeff! #8940555

Tiia Vissak October 01, 2010

very beautiful! #8940560

Danny B. Head October 01, 2010

Love the comp and simplicity of the image! #8940568

Linda M. Walker October 01, 2010

Good thinking! Very creative and beautiful #8940579

Mary K. Robison October 01, 2010

A unique and classy sunrise image, Jeff. Excellent concept and presentation, and your title is so perfect! #8940590

Gord MacEachern October 01, 2010

Love it Jeff, great job! #8940633

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 01, 2010

Beautiful shot and a great idea! I don't have any perfume bottles that look that pretty. #8940647

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic October 01, 2010

Wonderful still life Jeff. Love the colors and the simplicity of the shot. #8940697

Ron McEwan October 01, 2010

Jeff this is a beautiful in all of its simplicity, outstanding piece of creating art. #8940756

Alan L. Borror October 01, 2010

Very creative image, Jeff! Quite beautiful in its simplicity! #8940819

Robert R. Goodman October 01, 2010

Hi Jeff,Beautiful BG and a stunning capture!!!!! #8940847

Terry Cervi level-classic October 01, 2010

Really beautiful work, Jeff! #8940853

Monnie Ryan October 01, 2010

Gorgeous, Jeff -- what a great idea well executed! Now if I could just muster up enough patience to sit and wait for the sunrise...! ;-D #8940892

Murry Grigsby October 01, 2010

Very clever idea Jeff! Wonderful feel (crystal clear morning), light and gradient colors!! #8940904

Vickie J. Jenkins October 01, 2010

Gorgeous and creative. Wonderful job! #8940926

Karen Slagle October 01, 2010

Great idea and fab colors, Jeff. #8940930

Ray Thoms October 01, 2010

Excellent image Jeff....well done! #8940982

Jack Ryan October 01, 2010

Very creative and quite beautiful. Excellent work, Jeff. #8941011

David Phalen October 01, 2010

Beautiful creative work Jeff!! Love It!!

Where in Maine did you grow up? #8941161

Stephen Zacker October 01, 2010

Like the simplicity and warm colors #8941339

Tammy Espino October 01, 2010

I thought it was a water drop at first!! Stunning!! #8941403

John Rivera level-deluxe October 01, 2010

Outstanding work Jeff! #8941483

Hal Bambrick October 01, 2010

Very Creative and Artistic Jeff!!!!. #8941537

MELODIE C. ROBERTS October 01, 2010

Simply Beautiful Jeff!!

What a fantastic Idea!!

Happy T~K~W Day! #8941547

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 01, 2010

I think I remember this one on the front page of SB recently, it's still simplicity and beautiful colors at its best. #8941586

Kerry Hill October 01, 2010

Great work Jeff...very beautiful! #8941609

Stan Kwasniowski October 01, 2010

Jeff, your images are so gorgeous #8941611

Jodi Zimmer October 01, 2010

beautiful in it's simplicity, color and shape. Gorgeous Jeff #8941634

Roxanne M. Bubar October 01, 2010

Creative and Exquisite. #8941637

Sheila D. Robertson October 01, 2010

Very nicely done.....and very creative. #8941639

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 01, 2010

What a beautiful capture Jeff, very creative! Your gallery is aways a delight!

jo ann c. #8941723

Lorna Shutter October 01, 2010

Wow, Jeff! This is stunning! Your colour, comp and creativity here are fabulous! Beautifully simple ... and simply beautiful! Awesome work! :) #8941761

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 01, 2010

And I thought it was a water droplet! This is so very beautiful, Jeff.

Masterfully done and so well thought out!

-Laura :)


Marijana Fajgl October 01, 2010

Very creative, Jeff! Fantastic idea and wonderful capture! #8941823

Renata Gusciora October 01, 2010

Wow!This is awesome,Jeff!Outstanding work!THis must be" J'adore"YSL ?:-) #8941874

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 01, 2010

Loved the off set and horizontal presentation. I might have done it in a vertical but this really works Jeff. #8941909

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 01, 2010

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!! Gloriously GORGEOUS! So simple but oh so beautiful! :-) k #8941947

Lorraine A. Cook October 01, 2010

ELEGANT! A sunrise to remember, Jeff!<:))

Rain finally stopped...lots of flooding. I may try going out Saturday to get a few 'shots'...all depends if 'certain roads' are open??? #8942106

Liz blahh October 01, 2010

Beautiful image, comp & colors! #8942126

Evy Johansen level-classic October 01, 2010

Beautiful and elegant image, Jeff!! #8942194

Nadia Paul October 01, 2010

Simple, yes , but so very elegant - beautiful colour and great concept Jeff. #8942255

Ann Coates level-classic October 01, 2010

Very clever Jeff and the result is outstanding. #8942266

Dick W. Wyatt October 02, 2010

Great idea that worked !!
Very good Jaff. #8942305

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 02, 2010

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #8942342

Aimee S. McMaster October 02, 2010

....tres coolio Jeff...great work! #8942496

Jean-Pierre Ducondi October 02, 2010

Excellent creativity. Well done my friend.
JP #8942693

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 02, 2010

VERY CLEVERLY and WELL done Jeff, I love the wonderful tones and lighting here, WTG!!!! <>< #8942923

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic October 02, 2010

This is really beautiful, Jeff. JOB VERY WELL DONE!!! #8942932

Ujjwal Mukherjee October 02, 2010

OUTSTANDING work,Jeff!! #8943030

Carol L. Fowler October 02, 2010

Very creative. Now your wife has an excuse for you to buy her a lot of new shaped (perfume!)bottles to try! #8943109

John Connolly October 02, 2010

What a fantastic setting, Jeff! I love your creative flair, and natures backdrop! Great work! #8943113

Nadine A. Lewis October 02, 2010

F A N T A S T I C Jeff!!!!! <>< #8943151

Tamara K. Walker level-classic October 02, 2010

Mangnificent! #8943456

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 02, 2010

WOW, Fantastic work Jeff!,
Amalia #8943515

Marisol Pastor October 03, 2010

Great idea and execution! #8943783

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 03, 2010

Thank You! Jeff #8943803

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic October 03, 2010

Simply BEAUTIFUL Jeff! I love the lines and colors -- great job! #8944006

Maria A. Gonzalez October 03, 2010

Hi,Jeff...This is so cool...Beautiful color,reflections and simply beautiful.
The sky colors are amazing,love the tones...
I wish I could see the Monarch migration..Magic Wings is doing a release of 250 plus Monarch butterflies next Saturday in our outside gardens..Hopefully you will see some down there in Texas in their way to Mexico.
Have fun photographing them. #8944008

Stephanie Frey October 03, 2010

So creative and beautiful, Jeff! #8944171

Kathleen Rinker October 03, 2010

Awesome and very beautiful image Jeff!! #8944249

Mitch Spence level-classic October 03, 2010

Simple is GOOD, as is this, Jeff. #8944352

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 03, 2010

Stunning image, Jeff!

Thanks for sharing how you did it, and thank you wife for sharing her perfume bottle for this creative and awesome picture!

Debby #8944492

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 04, 2010

Thank You!! Jeff #8945537

Julie Burnett October 04, 2010

Simply stunning, Jeff!! Magnificent colors and composition!! #8945983

Karen Celella October 04, 2010

Terrific idea with a beautiful result, Jeff. #8946059

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 04, 2010

So very nice! #8946917

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 04, 2010

Thank You Julie, Karen and Agnes! Jeff #8947336

Rona L. Schwarz October 04, 2010

Still catching up...
Ummm, this is really special, Jeff! Stunningly simple still life yet the colors and composition make it so spectacular. Very creative and artistic - the rising sun and sky background colors are so gorgeous and so very effective! #8947920

Marty Straub October 05, 2010

Excellent developement process, Jeff ~ just wait for it to come to you. Man, you waited for the perfect sky color. Good setup and good eye. #8948770

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 05, 2010

Thank You Rona and Marty! Jeff #8949960

Cindy Bendush level-classic October 05, 2010

So creative and simple Jeff - great job! #8950484

Phyllis H. Burchett October 06, 2010

Simple and elegant! #8951490

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 06, 2010

Thank You Cindy and Phyllis! Jeff #8952175

Robert Baer October 08, 2010

simple yet very effective! #8955061

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 10, 2010

Thank You Justin! Jeff #8957441

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 28, 2016

Congratulations on another outstanding finalist, Jeff #11452904

Patrick Rouzes March 29, 2016

Congrats on the well-deserved finalist, Jeff!

Paula Showen March 29, 2016

Congratulations on your Finalist!! #11453920

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