Broken Dream

 
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Here is my staged flower entry. I used a 1200 year old Native American pot and wild flowers from the field by my house. The pot is on a beaver pelt. I used a combination of candle light and I LED flash light painted during the expousure. I used a black backdrop in a dark room. Thanks for looking. Don

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Great Composition

Brandon - Oct 01, 2013 03:32 PM EDT
This image has really good composition and use of color.
Guest - Oct 14, 2007 02:07 PM EDT
What a sensational shot, just wish my bouquet would look that gorgeous ... sigh sigh .
Guest - Sep 20, 2007 08:42 PM EDT
Thanks so much for the very nice comments Lorraine, Vicki and mary!
Guest - Sep 20, 2007 12:59 AM EDT
Congrat's on winning, its an Ex image, when I jam my flowers into a vase the dont look that good, ever. fantastic image.
Guest - Sep 09, 2007 08:00 PM EDT
This is stunning, Don. Excellent use of lighting and subject matter. The overall effect is definitely why you took the top honors here. Vicki
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 09:33 PM EDT
Congratulations on the win Don. Broken Dream is an outstanding photo with delicate detail and vibrant colors that pop right out of the ancient pot.
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 09:25 PM EDT
I'm honored and very happy that so many of you liked this crazy 'Broken Dream' photo. I love this site, and the members. Everyone is so kind and giving. I have to say that all the photos entered are beautiful and it really is a thrill to have recieved the most votes. They were all winners in my opinion. Thanks again everyone. I know I'm a lucky man, plain and simple. Don
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 09:11 AM EDT
My Congratulations also Don on your Winning Photo! That is a beautiful and very colorful photo..
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 09:06 AM EDT
Congratulations on your winning shot Don,great work.
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 08:04 AM EDT
Congratulations Don on your Win,Great Photo! Carol
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 03:35 AM EDT
Congratulations Don. great work. very pleasing image. gosh, is this the 4th win now?
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 03:24 AM EDT
Congratulations Don! Indeed a fantastic image - enjoy to be the greatest!
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 02:11 AM EDT
Congratulations Don, on your win. I love all the different elements in the setting.
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 12:47 AM EDT
Don a very big congrats on a fantastic image and win :-)
Guest - Sep 08, 2007 12:28 AM EDT
All elements of the image- content, color, lighting, textures, and composition all came together very well. Nice work, congratulations! Bruce
Guest - Sep 06, 2007 08:43 AM EDT
Beautiful - Well done.
Guest - Aug 26, 2007 02:20 PM EDT
A texurally exciting picture. Wonderful photo Don.
Guest - Aug 24, 2007 02:17 AM EDT
Nicely arranged, with love, and beautiful bright colours. Well done Don
Guest - Aug 19, 2007 06:47 PM EDT
Thanks Alan, Ikka, sandrak, and Brian. I had fun doing this one. I'm going to have to experiment more with staged shots this winter when the weather turns sour. There is always something to take a photo of, that is the great thing about this hobby. Don
Guest - Aug 18, 2007 08:56 PM EDT
This one is really unique. I like the ancient pot and the beaver fur along the bottom of the frame.
Guest - Aug 16, 2007 11:48 PM EDT
Beautiful staging and composition. I love the colours of the flowers as well. Very nicely done :)
Guest - Aug 16, 2007 06:17 PM EDT
Don, I like this composition and thank you for the description. With title it works well, that the flowers are not perfect arranged. I think it is a great work.
Guest - Aug 16, 2007 01:37 PM EDT
Beautiful photo Don!! All I can say is you sure have raised the bar way up there in the staged flower contest. LOL.... Great Job!!
Guest - Aug 16, 2007 09:28 AM EDT
Thanks Lorraine, Tania, Alandra, Carol, Karen and Alex! I really appreciate the kind words. Lorraine :-). I know flower arranging isn't my best skill. I kind of just jammed them in the pot. LOL Alandra. I have a small artifact collection with several of these Native American pots. I bought them as a bag of pieces and put them together, none of them are whole but I still like them for the history that is behind them. Thanks again everyone. Don
Guest - Aug 15, 2007 06:53 PM EDT
WOW!! what a great shot.
Guest - Aug 15, 2007 03:50 PM EDT
Beautiful color, lighting and composition.
Guest - Aug 15, 2007 06:21 AM EDT
Beautiful Photo!!! Carol
Guest - Aug 15, 2007 04:06 AM EDT
that's wonderful, Don, and even the title is so fitting. Lovely colouring,and where did you get the ancient pot?
Guest - Aug 15, 2007 02:15 AM EDT
Don I love the photo and then you for telling us how you did it. Beautiful
Guest - Aug 14, 2007 11:43 PM EDT
Beautiful image, pretty good on the flower arranging too.

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