Blue, bleu, blau, azul, γαλάζιος

by Stefan Fletcher May. 19, 2009 6658 views

While I await with baited breath more entries in the ‘match the emotions to the sculpture’ quiz, here are some of my contributions to SlowPete [photoblog.com]'s “blue” theme.

I added the fifth one after the first 25 comments. Sorry, I'd forgotten I had it.

P.S. Answers to the previous post's quiz now up. Well done everyone for making me laugh.

If anyone is curious how the above was done, this is how: a macro lens, ring flash, sports setting on a 6 fps SLR, blue paint dissolved in water placed in a glass baking dish atop a glass desk with a spot light below (the orange tints) and a syringe clamped to a light stand. The hard part was getting the droplets to smile. I took about a hundred shots until I realised I was going to knacker out my ring flash unit.

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Mar 11 years, 5 months ago

Blauw it is.
Beautiful, but like no.3 the most

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
X 11 years, 5 months ago

Beautiful set!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Rob Tulk 11 years, 6 months ago

Fantastic shots number 4 is truly amazing!!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Akiko Okubo 11 years, 6 months ago

really beautiful blue shots!
i love #4 :)

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Gã¡Pel Pã©Ter Zsolt 11 years, 6 months ago

Wonderful pictures #4 !

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Bogi 11 years, 6 months ago

3, 4# my favourite!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Kecskemétiné Nelli 11 years, 6 months ago

#3 is cool.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Shell Smith 11 years, 6 months ago

I love the macro of the water droplets. Apart from the water droplet itself, pin sharp focus and depth of field, the colours are lovely. I keep meaning to try macros water droplets myself - do you have any tips? Thanks for your comments in the forum, btw.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Tim 11 years, 6 months ago

at least here I arrived in time to see 5 photos instead of 4 hehhee :))) adn I´m lucky, cos my favourite is 5!!!!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Sandra Vermeulen 11 years, 6 months ago

For clarity, I fthink all your blue pictures are good, but No. 4 is really the jewel of the serie (for me)!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Teo 11 years, 6 months ago

really like #2 and #4!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Robert Moffat 11 years, 6 months ago

no time to look elsewhere but love no 2

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Sherij 11 years, 6 months ago

#4 is wonderful. Nice stop action!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
David Cardona 11 years, 6 months ago

Great post! Excellent shots. Thanks a lot for sharing!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Lynda 11 years, 6 months ago

The drop shot is great whether you took it or not (my, there are some cynical people out there!). And unusual for you to join in a theme- maybe you are mellowing in your middle age!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Ricardo 11 years, 6 months ago

last one is GREAT
really ;)

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Mel 11 years, 6 months ago

The last shot is fantastic ...... either you 'took' it from somewhere ... or you're even better than I've previously given you credit for. ;-)

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Pete 11 years, 6 months ago

#4 is GREAT

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Vishnu Dattan 11 years, 6 months ago

that last one's a stunner indeed :-)

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Thebronzebow 11 years, 6 months ago

I like 1 and 3 the best. must be in an angular mood.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Piyali 11 years, 6 months ago

Beautiful, especially #4--I hope it did not require too much patience to catch the drop!!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Miclaud 11 years, 6 months ago

très originale et belle comme idée de thème!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Nancy 11 years, 6 months ago

Great blue set! Love the last one!!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Michael Sakowicz 11 years, 6 months ago

I like blue; it's purty. Nice set.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Dorothe 11 years, 6 months ago

Better blue than red. The last one makes it.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Edyta 11 years, 6 months ago

I like # 3, nice abstract feel to it

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Ines 11 years, 6 months ago

Love the last one, thats great !!!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Doris 11 years, 6 months ago

the photo of the drop is GREAT!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Jarvo J 11 years, 6 months ago

Wonderful set. You must ahve been running around like a blue arsed fly to get all these good shots.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Alice 11 years, 6 months ago

great set of photos, nice variety.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Marsha 11 years, 6 months ago

The last one is great - I like how the droplets contrast with the darker colors. How many times did you have to try to get that one right? Looks difficult.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Susan Jane 11 years, 6 months ago

Fabulous! The last one is stunning...how did you do it?

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Alexandra Pechabadens 11 years, 6 months ago

Did you really take tha picture number 5? My? that looks like out of a book.
What I would like to see as a theme is "the most boring photoblog picture ever" theme. Post what you think is going to bore your pb friends the most. What woudl it be? What a great theme.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Eric J H Joyce 11 years, 6 months ago

Love that last shot.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Ivan 11 years, 6 months ago

Agree normally crossing power lines were not appropriate for aesthetic feeling , but they really look great!

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Brian 11 years, 6 months ago

Don't wait too long or you might turn blue in the face. #3 is my favorite of this set.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
Karen 11 years, 6 months ago

well yep, they're blue. love the last one just because it's cool.

11 years, 6 months ago Edited
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