a splash of red...

© Jim Mires

a splash of red...

Uploaded: October 10, 2003 15:20:38


I shot this last night while playing around in my new studio (translation- the cars are parked outside).


Susana Matos October 10, 2003

wow, what a GORGEOUS photo, I do LOVE this!! Which were your settings? You were handling the bottle while the camera was set ready?
Cheers from Portugal, Su #65654

Fred Mannerino October 10, 2003

I saw this and immediately opened a new bottle. Simple; but great shot. Nice job, Jim #228285

Susie Peek-Swint October 10, 2003

Love the simple lines ~ just beautiful! #228294

Serena Pierce level-deluxe October 10, 2003

Great shot Jim! Strong yet simple. #228301

October 10, 2003

I'll be right over !lol wonderful image! #228303

Patricia Marroquin October 10, 2003

This reminds me of the sangria I had at the restaurant tonight. So refreshing-looking. Very well done, Jim! :-) #228372

Colette M. Metcalf October 10, 2003

This is wonderful, Jim! #228415

Evy Johansen level-classic October 10, 2003

Fabulous shot, Jim! #228486

Billie-Jo A. Miller October 10, 2003

Very nice!!
I love it!! #228501

Kathleen Clemons October 11, 2003

Well this is just perfect, Jim. :) #228588

Jim Mires October 12, 2003


The setting were, f/11, 1/125, 24-70 @70mm, one off camera flash placed behind a white diffuser panel about two feet behind the wine and fired with a remote (on camera) trigger. The shutter speed is not really important as you are relaying on the flash to freeze the action. The picture was taken in my almost completely dark garage, it has to be dark or you will get all kinds of reflections in the glass. I used a remote cable release in one hand while poring the wine with my other hand.

Jim Mires October 12, 2003

Everyone, Thanks, for the comments! #230141

Susana Matos October 13, 2003

Thank you Jim, thank you so much. I hope maybe one day will get to this level!!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #230350

Cathy Shotz November 17, 2003

Jim...I love this image. You did such a good job with it. Congratulations. #270788

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict November 18, 2003

Congrats Jim - Glad to see you're still working on your beverage images! Hope you enjoyed the glass of wine too! #271912

Kathleen Clemons November 18, 2003

Hinge -berry wine, I presume? :)
Congrats, Jim. #272259

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