Monday, January 5, 2009

Ruby Tuesday - 01-06-09: Basket of Fish


MaryT/theteach hosts this weekly event - photographs of all things red.









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10 comments:

Jientje said...

You see? Rubys ARE everywhere!! Especially in the toy box! Very creative!

Robin said...

Those links are a lot cuter than the plain ones my kids had when they were small. Nice choice for RT.

Raven said...

What a great shot! Happy New Year & Ruby Tuesday!

Lew/Linnea W said...

Very nice. Love all those primary colors - especially the red! Thanks for sharing and greetings from California. Linnea

Izzy 'N Emmy said...

Excellent RT shot! Love the detail as well as the splash of primary colors.

Pia K said...

Nice one! Such creatively made toys.

Lisa said...

I love the bright colors. Toys are fun no matter your age.

Dianne said...

fun shot!

Indrani said...

Those red shoes are so pretty!

Mojo said...

Ahhh... when I first looked I wasn't seeing fish at all. Took a second, but I got it.

To respond to your comment, there's no big trick to night shots really. For that shot I was mounted on a sturdy tripod and used a wireless remote and mirror lockup to keep any camera movement to the absolute minimum. The exposure itself was (I'm going from memory, but I think) 4 seconds at f/11 and ISO 100. Using mirror lockup was probably overkill, and the wireless remote could be omitted or replaced by a cable release or using the self timer. The tripod, however, is pretty much required.

And if you're in a semi-sketchy neighborhood like I was, it also helps to have your dog along to watch your back. ;)

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