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Challenge: Sweets (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8D
Location: My kitchen
Date: Feb 19, 2012
Aperture: f16
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/125 s
Date Uploaded: Feb 23, 2012

Well, what can I say.... I'm overwhelmed by the score, love the comments. I was even at a new PB at one point…
It took me a while to get the idea with the gummy bears. I did so many experimental short in all sorts of lighting, in different poses, with water, without water. Ended up using tap water colored with black ink to make a good contrast to the green bears (had to keep reminding myself not to eat the green ones while I was photographing ;-))
My fingers were black with fishing the bears out of the inky water so often, so I put on my rubber gloves, after that the little devils kept slipping out of my fingers (yes, I was splashing them into the water too).... I must have looked a great sight as the rubber gloved photographer ;-)
Here are a couple of outtakes, two I’ve tidied up a bit and two straight from the camera, only cropped and resized:
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Thanks for the ribbon!!!! I'm SOOOO happy.

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 69
Avg (all users): 7.5111
Avg (commenters): 8.6429
Avg (participants): 7.5581
Avg (non-participants): 7.4891
Views since voting: 4663
Views during voting: 314
Votes: 135
Comments: 41
Favorites: 9 (view)


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03/07/2012 10:21:58 AM
This si absolutly amazing!
03/04/2012 02:26:48 PM
Don't know if its been said already but it looks like some form of water gummy torture
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03/03/2012 11:35:54 PM
Irene! How good to see your art! What a great concept! Olivia extra approves as her favourite color is GREEN! Wonderful image! Congrats on first place!
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03/03/2012 01:26:52 PM
Congrats Irene....so glad you are back!
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03/03/2012 08:03:50 AM
YOU AMAZE ME WITH YOUR DETERMINATION, TALENT AND JUST AMAZING IDEAS AND THEY ALWAYS WORK AND YOU WILL ALWAYS ACHIEVE WHATEVER YOU TRY ESPECIALLY WITH PHOTOGRAPHY... WELL DONE WITH THE BLUE FROM SHEZ XXO
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03/02/2012 07:01:41 PM
LOL....I like how you can come and go and place Blue at will.

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03/02/2012 04:44:16 PM
Congratulations!! Very creative!
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03/02/2012 02:22:33 PM
Yes CONRATS Irene :) Rats Rats Rats! WD!
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03/02/2012 12:21:26 PM
Congrats ,a superb image.
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03/02/2012 11:01:03 AM
Congratulations! Awesome shot. Glad to see your work on the front page again.
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03/02/2012 09:09:20 AM
Waaa Whooo, Congrats on the Blue!!!
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03/02/2012 08:43:24 AM
Irene -- Cognratualtions on the blue! Such a great image and it makes me crave gummy bears every time I see it. :) I am so happy to see you back!!
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03/02/2012 08:36:17 AM
congrats irene! i knew this was yours :)
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03/02/2012 07:17:28 AM
Congrats on the ribbon and fabulous score! I had a feeling this was yours during voting.
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03/02/2012 07:07:28 AM
Such a great image! Congrats!
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03/02/2012 06:07:51 AM
Awesome!!!! Way to go, Irene!! Huge congrats!
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03/02/2012 04:57:23 AM
Originally posted by MAK:

Art will have to get his CONRATS IRENE stamp out.

;-) Yep, I've missed the stamp these last few times.... Art??? Where are you?
03/02/2012 04:50:03 AM
Art will have to get his CONRATS IRENE stamp out.
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03/02/2012 03:54:38 AM
Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous!!! The quality of your images is simply unparalleled. Congrats on the well-deserved ribbon.
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03/02/2012 01:03:29 AM
Go Irene go.
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03/02/2012 12:54:54 AM
Congratulations, Irene! Beautiful shot, and a beautiful set of outtakes, too. I enjoy reading your notes.
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03/02/2012 12:13:08 AM
Go, Irene!

Well done, talented friend!

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03/02/2012 12:08:46 AM
THis had to be an Irene, and it is :-) Congrats on blue!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/01/2012 08:24:15 PM
Ha! Great! I love it how the lying down Gummy Bear seems to be blowing bubbles!


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02/29/2012 01:50:37 PM
best in challenge
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02/29/2012 12:24:25 PM
Super quality to this image,top tenner in my list.
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02/29/2012 11:05:02 AM
cool.
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02/29/2012 02:01:10 AM
Top 3
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02/28/2012 01:09:29 PM
Cute!!
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02/28/2012 11:50:34 AM
Wow, is this really water torture? You have taken gummy bears to a whole new level. Well done!
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02/27/2012 10:11:16 PM
Cute idea and well done.
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02/27/2012 06:31:26 PM
Are they swimming? Very cute.
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02/26/2012 01:23:56 AM
One of my favorite... I'm predicting a ribbon in your future. 10
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02/25/2012 04:51:33 AM
Really nice lighting and focus.
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02/24/2012 05:22:09 PM
Just superb!! Win. 10 :)
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02/24/2012 03:57:29 PM
Gummy bear jacuzzi??? Fabulous colors and light. The translucence of the bears is breathtaking.
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02/24/2012 03:20:21 PM
Beautifully lit, imaginative, great timing!
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02/24/2012 09:32:18 AM
Love it. Gives a nice twist to the regular "candy" idea.
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02/24/2012 06:18:32 AM
A gummy bear spa! Cute idea.
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02/24/2012 12:41:37 AM
Let me guess...IreneM, william88 or KarenNfld. Which one of you did this? 9
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02/24/2012 12:14:56 AM
Looks very 21_F.gif IreneM Love the lighting and transparency of the gummy bears 9
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