Weekly Seaodyssey's 52 for 2019 Wk23 Squashed and Wk24 Time

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That's an excellent take on the theme but just wonder would a portrait format works better?
Hi Stan, It looks like a christmas tree in portrait format and we are a long way from xmas.

Very nice take on the theme
Thank you Allan

Hi Pete, has to be the chocolate for me. Your fragile shot is superb, delicate, natural and it works so well against the background
Thanks Chris, I coming round to agree on the chocolate shot for Whole. Thank you for your comments

Love the colours in the Fragile shot. Very very nice.
Hi Joan,
When I took the shot, I did not think it would be the best of a the bunch, I also did a closeup of some bluebell flowers (on my flickr), but seeing the fennel on screen it was so minimal it was the one.

I really like the simplicity of this image Pete, it works so well.
And your command of the DoF is perfect....the background is excellent.
Super shot!(y)
Thanks Gareth,
I was having problems with the Macro lens, when I changed the aperature, the camera gave an FEE error most of the time, I have since googled for a manual, which is not available anymore, but I did find out you need to lock the aperature at f22 on the lens.

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Hi Pete,

Above - It doesn't really do anything for me I'm afraid. Can't really put my finger on why though, sorry.
Hot - Would also have worked for Above ;) Odd to have to different themes and forms of transport featuring ol' beardy.
Light - I'm going with #1, it's the more unusual image imo.
Crowd - Great bit of action, I like hte in your face, almost in with the action feel to the shot. The expression of the chap in the blue tabard is priceless.
Decay - #3, but I think that's your feel too. It has more pop than the other shots.
Free Week - I'm going with #3. I like the mix of blues, yellow and greens.
Whole - The Scotch bottle. The colour matching of the whisky and hte background just seems to work so well.
Fragile - Yup, works well for th theme.
 
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I like the second whole image best, with the play on words plus a whole two bars is nicely done.

Fragile is really really nice. Such a 'fragile' feel to it with lovely DOF
 
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Hi Pete,

Above - It doesn't really do anything for me I'm afraid. Can't really put my finger on why though, sorry.
Hot - Would also have worked for Above ;) Odd to have to different themes and forms of transport featuring ol' beardy.
Light - I'm going with #1, it's the more unusual image imo.
Crowd - Great bit of action, I like hte in your face, almost in with the action feel to the shot. The expression of the chap in the blue tabard is priceless.
Decay - #3, but I think that's your feel too. It has more pop than the other shots.
Free Week - I'm going with #3. I like the mix of blues, yellow and greens.
Whole - The Scotch bottle. The colour matching of the whisky and hte background just seems to work so well.
Fragile - Yup, works well for th theme.

Thanks for your comments Tim, I find it fasinating why people choose different images that they like, and when you see the comments you can agree on all of them.


I like the second whole image best, with the play on words plus a whole two bars is nicely done.

Fragile is really really nice. Such a 'fragile' feel to it with lovely DOF
Thanks Ian

Fragile works very well. You have captured the theme perfectly with this shot!
Thanks Bob
 
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Ted is fab - and I do like a bit of red :D
 
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Squashed is cracking Pete. Lovely simple but effective image that just makes you smile.

Time, I like the concept but I think i'd like to see a tad more of the letter box plus a bit straighter
 
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Squashed is cracking Pete. Lovely simple but effective image that just makes you smile.

Time, I like the concept but I think i'd like to see a tad more of the letter box plus a bit straighter
Hi Ian, I cropped the letterbox so tight as there was marks on the plastic covering the time, and I used the line under the time for straightness, as I felt it was more noticable if That one was not level.

Thanks for the comments

I so liked the squashed teddy - it made me smile!
Glad to be of Service Joan.
Ted is fab - and I do like a bit of red :D
Thanks for your comments Dave

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Beans on Toast - what's not to like :)

Splash of Tobasco? :naughty:
 
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