Bountiful Still Life

© Michelle R. Kovach

Bountiful Still Life

Uploaded: March 15, 2007


f8.0, ISO 100, 1/60, 2 Softboxes, added lighting effects for a painterly look in PS.

Reworked & resubmitted from a previous image.

My Entry for the 101 Studio Still Life Theme.


Lynne Morris level-classic March 15, 2007

Wow Michelle this is a stunning image, love the colours, lighting and the effects, great work! #621023

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you very much Lynne!
I originally entered this a few months ago with a Textured effect on it & I decided to give it a try without the texture but still keep the lighting effect.
Happy Theme day!
Michelle #4056535

Wally Orlowsky March 15, 2007

Beautiful setup and colors, Michelle. Thank goodness you did not run into my problems ;) #4056536

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 15, 2007

Really like your composition, Lighting and effects, Michelle ... steve #4056546

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you very much Wally & Steve!

Wally, I made sure that the "artist" didn't eat the fruit until after I was done with the shoot. ;) LOL

Have a great day!
Michelle #4056551

Marcie A. Fowler March 15, 2007

Very well done Michelle. REally like the painted effects you added. #4056556

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you very much Marcie! The look came from the Omni effect in the filters in PS. #4056560

RD . March 15, 2007

Exceptional lighting color and detail Michelle! #4056579

Susan Fox March 15, 2007

Lovely still life! I really like the shadowy lighting #4056587

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 15, 2007

I M P R E S S I V E!!!! Wonderful job on the effects Michelle! #4056612

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic March 15, 2007

Nice still life Michelle. Love all the fruit. #4056617

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you Richard, Susan, Gail & Kay!
Have a great day!
Michelle #4056644

Tonya R. Boles March 15, 2007

Love this shot.
Nice theme entry. #4056808

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 15, 2007

Very lovely composition here Michelle...Dominick #4056817

Chastity Abbott March 15, 2007

Oh my at the richness!!!! This is astounding with the it!! #4056861

Dr Silly level-classic March 15, 2007

A winner. Beautiful. :o)

Joy Rector March 15, 2007

awsome shot #4057001

Marie Fields March 15, 2007

Gorgeous image, Michelle! #4057010

Lisa D. Greer March 15, 2007

Gorgeous still life! :) #4057021

Melissa G. Meiselman March 15, 2007

This still life is very well set up and the photo is excellent with fantastic lighting, exquisite colors and perfect composition, Michelle!! #4057040

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you Tonya, Dominick, Chastity, Doc, Joy, Marie, Lisa & Melissa!

Happy Theme Day!
Michelle #4057055

John Caruso March 15, 2007

What a classically beautiful still life, Michelle! A fantastic theme entry! #4057099

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you very kindly John!
Happy Theme day! #4057106

Janine Russell level-deluxe March 15, 2007

Michelle, great colors, detail, lighting, composition and DOF. #4057253

Les Rhoades level-classic March 15, 2007

This is just OUT OF THIS WORLD! #4057258

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you very much Janine & Les!
I do appreciate you taking the time to comment!

Les, when you come back to this planet, you can have a bite! ;) LOL

Have a great day!
Michelle #4057275

Carla Metzler March 15, 2007

Michelle, this is down right gorgeous! #4057344

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you so much Carla!
I appreciate it!
Have a great day!
Michelle #4057356

Datha Y. Thompson March 15, 2007

WOW!!! GORGEOUS!!! Love the colors, lighting, detail, setup, effect WOW!!! Everything is just Perfect Michelle!!! #4057494

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you Datha!
I truly appreciate your comments!
Happy Theme Day!
Michelle #4057527

Christy Nichols March 15, 2007

This is wonderful Michelle!!! Great colors and lighting, just beautiful! #4057834

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you Christy! #4057967

Cesar J. La Rosa March 15, 2007

Wonderful photograph and a great Theme entry. Perfect lighting, colors and effects. This is a beautiful Work Of Art, Michelle!!! #4057974

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you Cesar! Have a great day!
Michelle #4057982

Ronald F. Fischer March 15, 2007

Awesome still life, Michelle! #4058344

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you Ron! I appreciate it! #4058591

Susie Peek-Swint March 15, 2007

Great still-life Michelle ~ excellent comp and lighting ~ happy theme day :) #4058649

William C. Raco level-classic March 15, 2007

Excellent arrangment of shapes, colors and textures
Very nicely done, Michelle

Bill #4058750

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe March 15, 2007

Still one of my favorites of yours! LOVE the new treatment!

ccc #4058869

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thank you very much Susie, Bill & Candice! #4058911

Kara L. Hendricks March 15, 2007

Gorgeous true to life color here Michelle... Wonderful setup... Great theme entry...

Happy Theme Day! #4058920

Michelle R. Kovach March 15, 2007

Thanks Chica!
Happy Theme day to you as well! #4059003

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 15, 2007

This is so beautiful! I love the setup, colors and lighting! #4059343

Katarina Mansson March 16, 2007

Gorgeous composition, lighting, colours and detail! A classic still life - excellently done. Looks like a winner to me :-) #4059698

Michelle R. Kovach March 16, 2007

Thank you Shelly & Katarina! #4059910

Stephen Zacker April 08, 2007

Super still life. Like the lighting and colors #4144678

Michelle R. Kovach April 08, 2007

Thank you very much Stephen! #4144789

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