Sunday Dinner

© Nikki McDonald

Sunday Dinner

Uploaded: August 22, 2013 08:26:17 | Entered: December 22, 2015 06:41:03


This is an actual meal preparation with the game hens roasted in a tin reflector oven by an open fire. The meal was served to the fort commander and his guests on a living history weekend at Fort Atkinson, Nebraska.
Resubmitted December 21, 2015
Category: Monthly Theme (Giving)

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 66711/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400,400, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A350


Liz blahh August 22, 2013

Beautifully captured & processed! #1541439

Mitch Spence level-classic August 22, 2013

I think your handling of light, framing, detail, and natural moment are all top notch, Nikki. A most enjoyable scene. #10817029

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 22, 2013

Wonderful capture Nikki!,
Amalia #10817166

Candace M. Cleveland August 22, 2013

Just beautiful Nikki!! #10817177

David Phalen August 22, 2013

The light, colors, motion and clarity are perfectly captured!! Exceptional work Nikki!! #10817217

Terry Cervi level-classic August 22, 2013

Wonderful processing and that food sure looks good, Nikki! #10817332

Lucy Abrao level-classic August 22, 2013

Very nice detail and processing. I agree with Terry, the good looks good. #10817334

Linda S. Smith level-classic August 22, 2013

A beautiful capture Nikki! Great color, detail and pov! What time is dinner? I can almost smell it? #10817338

Ken Smith level-classic August 23, 2013

Yummy! Nice work, Nikki. I need to revisit this place, for sure! #10817634

Joy Rector August 23, 2013

beautiful shot #10817776

Karen Celella August 23, 2013

It almost looks 3D! Outstanding depth, Nikki. #10818385

Neal D. Hatcher August 23, 2013

BEAUTIFUL #10818648

Renee Doyle August 24, 2013

Wonderful work Nikki!! Great lighting and capture of the moment! #10818856

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 30, 2016

Congratulations Nikki on wonderful finalist. #11428501

Mitch Spence level-classic January 30, 2016

Pleased to see it a finalist. I've always thoroughly enjoyed this. #11428801

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 31, 2016

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Nikki. #11429095

Lydia Williams level-deluxe January 31, 2016

VERY nice, the feeling of this one! #11429115

Gail Sullivan February 01, 2016

Congrats, Nikki! #11429581

Candace M. Cleveland February 01, 2016

Congratulations Nikki! #11429721

Terry Cervi level-classic February 01, 2016

Love this! Congrats on your awesome win, Nikki! #11429745

Sylvia Rourke level-classic February 01, 2016

Congrats on your gold win Nikki! #11429817

Lindley Johnson level-classic February 01, 2016

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Nikki. #11429845

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 01, 2016

Congratulations Nikki on your gold winner. #11429906

Carol Quina level-classic February 01, 2016

Congratulations on your well deserved WIN! #11430028

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 01, 2016

Suddenly I feel ravenously hungry... What a terrific "life" capture. Congratulations! #11430194

Michele Peterson level-classic February 01, 2016

How interesting! My son loves stuff like "tin reflector ovens", lol. A great story telling capture, Nikki. I always enjoy your museum photos. Congratulations on the win! #11430213

Carol Eade level-addict February 02, 2016

Beautiful candid, Nikki. Congratulations on your second place. #11430586

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 05, 2016

This is soooo special Nikki, big congrats on the Gold! #11431634

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 11, 2016


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