Deep Light in the Cellar. London, UK.
Bottles captured in my cellar. It’s a dark, damp, dusty place, full of cobwebs.
Camera Nikon D700 with 105mm Sigma Macro Lense.
ISO 100, Seven Combined Exposures ranging from 5 sec to 30secs. Bottles were lit by torch, f/6.3.
Photomanipulation Seven different exposures edited in PS5. Using layer masks to hide and reveal differently lit aspects of the bottles, brickwork and cobwebs. I liked how the light produced a blue highlight on the cobwebs. Layers flattened and an edge texture applied.
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  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 4 years ago

  • robpixaday
    robpixadayabout 4 years ago

    Such beautiful colors and amazing light!!!!

  • Hi Robin, many thanks my friend.
    I love playing around with light, darkness and mood.

    – DonDavisUK

  • dougie1page2
    dougie1page2about 4 years ago

    on the bottle again don? and hiding in the cellar?? tut tut!

  • haha, thanks Dougie. Just hitting it with light though:-)

    – DonDavisUK

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoabout 4 years ago

    Ah, Aladdin’s Cave. A beautiful image, Don.

  • Many thanks for that my friend. Much appreciated.
    Aladdin’s Cave is quite a nice thought for the Cellar:-)

    – DonDavisUK

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 4 years ago

    Gorgeous Don!

  • Hey there Cheryl, many thanks for that. Don.

    – DonDavisUK

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoabout 4 years ago

    Watch out for old oil lamps. LOL

  • Now that is really spooky. I’ve just finished taking some shots of an oil lamp down there too… How on earth did you know? LOL

    – DonDavisUK

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoabout 4 years ago

    All I can say is remember you friends on RB. ;-)

  • I will do, but Aladin is in a huff now, because I tricked him into giving me a thousand wishes… LOL

    – DonDavisUK

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 4 years ago

    Excellent picture, Don, but you lost me at ‘bottles’. lol

  • Hey there David, many thanks for that mate.
    You don’t like going down dark, damp, dusty cellars full of cobwebs then? LOL

    – DonDavisUK

  • StephenRB
    StephenRBabout 4 years ago

    cleaver idea and great result

  • Hi Stephen, many thanks mate.
    I’d been meaning to go down the cellar and see if there were any good ideas for ages:-)

    – DonDavisUK

  • Brian Dodd
    Brian Doddabout 4 years ago

    Great Work!!!

  • Hey there Brian, many thanks for that mate. Don.

    – DonDavisUK

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