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4 Top Ten
2 Features
as 2011-07-03

  • 3rd Placement in the Top Ten in The Human Form challenge in Visualizing Emotion group on the 2011-06-10
  • 7th Placement in the Top Ten in Thought provoking/somewhat erotic challenge in Touched By Fire group on the 2011-02-14
  • 10th Placement in the top ten in INSPIRED ART ~ Lust vs. Chastity challenge in Inspired Art group on 2011-07-17
  • 10th Placement in the Top Ten in Passion challenge in Visualizing Emotion group on the 2011-02-20
  • Featured in Inspired Art group on 2011-07-03
  • Featured on the 2010-07-06 in Colour Me a rainbow group.

This is a statuette that my parents gave me at the birth of our first child. This represents a couple in love and the tree of life. We cannot see it in this image.

So I wanted to do semthing special and I added a piece of paper and it was backlit, hence the silhouette.

Location: Ottawa
Date: 2010-06-01
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 800
Shutter Speed: 1/320 sec.
Aperture priority: F/0.3
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: 90mm macro

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 4 years ago

    Really lovely Yan, great use of light

  • thanks again very much for your supportive comment. It’s always nice to have your idea :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • duncandragon
    duncandragonover 4 years ago

    Wonderful image!

  • Thank you very much Duncan, that is very kind of you.

    – Yannik Hay

  • starikarp
    starikarpover 4 years ago

    excellent work!

  • Thanks so much for your support. Take good care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallover 4 years ago

    gorgeous ,reminds me of a candle I had awesome art Yan :))

  • Thank you very much Trish for the compliment. I’m pleased that you like it.
    I used a statuette and paper backlit by the sunlight coming from the window. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • D. D.AMO
    D. D.AMOover 4 years ago

    Quite intrigue-ing! Gorgeous orange!

  • Thank you very much for the great comment. Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Magi5760
    Magi5760over 4 years ago

    Congratulations from your hosts at Color Me a Rainbow! 6 July 2010

    Don’t forget to enter the Challenge

  • Thank you very much for the feature. All the best ;)

    – Yannik Hay

  • FoodMaster
    FoodMasterover 4 years ago

    Relationship should be just like these people….Becoming One Flesh :)

  • Yes, indeed ;) thanks you very much for the warm comment, no pun intended ;)

    – Yannik Hay

  • SPFisher
    SPFisheralmost 4 years ago

    gorgeous, vibrant and passionate :)

  • Belated thank you for the congratulations. All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • kellbellrauch
    kellbellrauchover 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much Kelly for the congratulations. All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

    please add a source of inspiration in the description area to be accepted in the Inspired Art group !
    thank you !
    my best, your host (francis).

    (your vote is needed here !!!)

  • Thank you very much Francis for the reminder. Now it’s done. Also the vote is done too :)

    Keep well.

    – Yannik Hay

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