Spoonful of Sugar

Uploaded: June 25, 2007 05:53:33


Serving spoon filled with light brown sugar photographed in natural lighting. 60mm micro lens, tripod, diffuser and reflector.


Nikki McDonald level-classic June 25, 2007

Wow. Amazingly warm tones in this sweet composition, Marie. Perfectly set up and great dof. How do you do it :) #679947

Dr Silly level-classic June 25, 2007

WOW, the light brown counter, the basket what a set up for the wonderful capture. :O)

Marie Fields June 25, 2007

Thanks, Nikki and Doc... Since you mentioned the counter top, Doc, I have to tell you... I stopped by the local Tile Shop the other day and asked if they had any discontinued display boards. They did and since they usually just throw them away, I got them free of charge. This one had such wonderful warm tones and it reminded me of brown sugar... So I pulled out the glass canister, filled the spoon and took the shot :)
Thanks again! #4434242

Michelle R. Kovach June 25, 2007

Beautifully done Marie. Wonderful tones & textures.
I've gotten freebies from the carpeting stores & the wall paper stores as well.

It works out well to be able to get cheap props that way. :)

Joy Rector June 25, 2007

excellent #4434420

Melissa G. Meiselman June 25, 2007

Marie, you are the master of taking the ordinary and creating a masterpiece. This is simply outstanding with sharp details and wonderfully composed!! #4434450

John Caruso June 25, 2007

Another great job, Marie! #4434589

Les Rhoades level-classic June 25, 2007

They don't sell brown sugar here in Switzerland,(crazy) so maybe you could load up a truck full and sell it by the "spoonful". Another great close up shot, Marie! #4434625

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 25, 2007

Excellent still-life Marie!! Jeff #4434917

William C. Raco level-classic June 25, 2007


Bill #4435607

Paul Michko June 25, 2007

Awesome still life image, Marie. #4435924

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 26, 2007

Why am I not surprised to see another Editor's Picks on this one, Marie :) So nice! #4439002

Marcie A. Fowler June 28, 2007

I love the way everything is always so color coordinated in your images. Excellent lighting, comp and detail. Another fabulous image Marie. #4452337

July 24, 2007

Your images are making me hungry! Really fantastic shots! #4551024

Jillian Danielson July 24, 2007

Congrats on your finalist,hon!! #4551643

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 24, 2007

Congratulations on this finalist--and a judges' comment, too! Evidently it wasn't just this one that caught their eye. #4552191

Evy Johansen level-classic July 24, 2007

Many congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Marie! #4552396

Les Rhoades level-classic July 24, 2007

My Congratulations on your Finalist. This one looks "sweet" with a Finalist badge.
Good Luck in the next round. #4552425

Katarina Mansson July 25, 2007

Perfect capture Marie - congratulations on another finalist and good luck next! #4553046

Autum Rhoades July 25, 2007

Marie, congrats on this awesome finalist! #4553346

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Marie
! :) #4554300

Kaye Burazin July 25, 2007

A hearty congrats Marie. Good luck in the next round! #4554355

Tonya R. Boles July 25, 2007

Congrats Marie. #4554449

Marie Fields July 25, 2007

Thanks so much for all of your kind comments! :) #4554638

Dr Silly level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist for this photo, Marie. :O) #4554645

Emily E. Bem July 25, 2007

I knew we would see his one again....

You have an outstanding gallery! #4554690

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Marie! #4554750

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4555250

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Marie!!!! #4555270

Daniella Puente July 25, 2007

Excellent light and composition! is a superb macro capture and a perfect finalist :) #4555315

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2007

Marie, congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #4555628

Bridgette B July 25, 2007

I love this one!! Congrats on your finalist! #4555857

Sylvia Rossler July 25, 2007

Beautiful !! Big congrats again Marie :O) #4556953

Laurie Daily level-deluxe July 25, 2007

A fantastic finalist, Marie! #4557001

Susan Fox July 25, 2007

Congratulations Marie! #4558154

Marcie A. Fowler July 25, 2007

Congrats on a well deserved finalist here Marie #4558962

Sisterlisa B July 25, 2007

Congratulations! #4559506

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Marie! #4561649

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congrats Marie on this Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #4562911

Heather July 26, 2007

Congrats!!! A Great Capture Indeed! #4562922

Cathy M. Gromball July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Marie!

Cathy :) #4563212

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