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Malus domestica by George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

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It seems that no self-respecting photographer should be without a still-life of an apple in their collection, so here’s mine :-)

(Konica-Minolta 5D, kit 8-70 lens@70mm, ISO 80, 1/40sec, f:8, -2EV, Photoshop CS2; lighting is from a single desk lamp)

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Featured on RB Home Page on 28 January 2009

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My grandfather was a serious amateur photographer in the ’20s and ’30s, leaving me a legacy of stereoscopic pictures and equipment. The bug passed through the genes to my father and to me. I started taking pictures seriously when I was 11 and I spent most of my teenage years in and out of the darkroom. University, work and kids put photography on pause but my first digital camera in 2006 re-kindled my interest. RB has given me a vehicle for sharing my work and for learning so much.

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Comments

  • Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)
    Karo / Carolin...about 6 years ago

    like that composition! colour contrast,shapes,lignes,negative space!

  • Thank you Caroline – that is a great compliment! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Bradley Shawn  Rabon
    Bradley Shawn ...about 6 years ago

    Fabulous my friend. Sensational detail and crispness of the image. What fantastic use of negative space. You are a master!!!!! I’m hungry now. Off to the kitchen ;-)

  • Bon Appetit! It’s lunchtime after all… ;-) Thank you for favouring it Shawn!

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Johanne Brunet
    Johanne Brunetabout 6 years ago

    Wow! A masterpiece… it’s perfect! Have you submitted this to the Fine Art Photography group; it has a good chance of being accepted, me thinks! Sheesh gotta find an apple; I only have plums, oranges and Christmas balls! LOL!

  • Thanks Johanne – you are so kind! I hadn’t submitted it but I have now! let’s see… Bon Appetit!

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Robert Goulet
    Robert Gouletabout 6 years ago

    Love the lighting in this shot. The water droplets are wonderful too. Nice work George:)

  • Thanks Robert :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • SexyEyes69
    SexyEyes69about 6 years ago

    xcellent image!

  • Thank you very much! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Ursula Rodgers
    Ursula Rodgersabout 6 years ago

    Great composition and the water droplets finish it off nicely! :)

  • Thanks Ursula :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • barefootpaul
    barefootpaulabout 6 years ago

    very nice – crisp and succulent! Paul….

  • he he, thanks Paul :-) And thanks for favoring it!

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Appel
    Appelabout 6 years ago

    Awesome shot, you have that lighting down perfect! Oh, and a great subject! Apples are wonderful! lol

  • Thanks Appel :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinabout 6 years ago

    Ooh and a couple of aahhs!!
    This is perfection! ….. I’m going to quietly take my apple shot down :-(

  • Oh no!!! please don’t. I forgot you just put one up, I’m sorry my friend :-( Yours is a very different take, but also very nice!

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Polly x
    Polly xabout 6 years ago

    Excellent composition and light

  • Thanks Paulette :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

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