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Duck Pond by Davenit Duck Pond by Davenit
I'm always accused of never shooting anything happy, well in the continuing saga of the ducks I give you.....

The Duck Pond.

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Tahog Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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The-Artist-64 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
A green liquid? What is it?
SombreOne Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012
Amazing! Love the colours!
Photografiche Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Student Photographer
Love the colours!
Zehel396 Featured By Owner May 29, 2011
a duck! A DUCK! A D.U.C.K.!
:+fav: I love THEM and your WORK!
Nataszsza Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
IT's awesome!!! I love it!!! :D:D
PitchblackJoker Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
you are great! awesome picture! love everything about it!!
bunnyrabbitplz Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011
Duck! :+fav: I love ducks! :D
vis-major Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2009
nice :-D
cinminnie Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009
VerySmallIndeed Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009
AmpHiro09 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
What do you have him floating in, is it absinthe
Macten10 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
this is creative =P nice picture its funny
h23b Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2009
Davenit Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2009
Thanks so much !!!!

Are all girls from Romania beautiful??? LOL. I swear I gotta get there some day.

Thanks again...
twinklingdee Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
The duck just makes me smile. :)
Reish-Illustrations Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009  Student General Artist
its sooo cool!! the ducky is cute... and I torture barbie dolls, no shame here ;D have fun!!
PouickyTheDuck Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2009
Original !
soleit Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2009 clever :D
naty9909 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Kawaii!! xDD
Ravenskysong Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
wow! its a duck! I mean... I dont know what I mean. it has a sort of dark and sinister feeling about it. green's not normally a dark feeling color but compared tot eh normal yellow its just different enough to be unsettling. and thats the cool part.
Scraleos Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a rubber duck the same colour!
Cool photo though!
AbdoHad Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
wonderful work =)
La-Dolly-Vita Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
His 'pond' looks kinda murky. :worry: Is he green 'cause he caught something? :(
StephanieSmall Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2009
LOL! I LOVE IT! I used to have ducks, yep, the color's about right for duck water *Grimace*
Hettar7 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
The duck really is cute. I rather like the water droplets and puddles on the ground. I applaud you for wanting to shoot something happy and light. I have to say it only partially worked here though. As another viewer mentioned, I think the ominous feeling comes from the dark color of the water in the glass. Unfortunately it's just a given that in our subconscious light colors are happy and dark colors are ..... well ... dark. Now making dark colors evoke feelings of happy innocence. That would be a challenge. But bravo for another beautiful image.
Nicholatte-Now Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009
aww, poor duckie, this is really good
nicky p xx
omgIrock Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
Fav+ Just because you're amazing.
Day-Dreamer07 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008
Nice use of color, and original shot, too. :D
bravo. :clap:
Choka-piik Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
It's very cute =) I love ducks =D
ryvir Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2008
I want a lime green rubber duck.
Lisahy Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
hoow its amazing!
Jokerine Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2008
That would be an awesome ornament for a living room! :D
Tea-Towel Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2008
Yay for you! Ducks rock ... :smile:
Suzua-Ara Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008
It's a green ducky! Ack! So adorable.

o.O Of course I have an unhealthy obsession with wanting to put rubber duckies in the school ponds...
jarofjuice Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008
bathing in bathtub... iz not wat i xpkted
Wessel Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Huh something about it makes me want to giggle.
Katelynn-love Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
ahahahaha! cute!
love it:P
MegJohnston Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
Wow! I just love the bright colors that you use!!! The green was just ... WOW! Love it! :+fav:
C-Novack Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008  Professional Photographer
Lighting is, as always, spot on Dave. The light seems to surround the ducky with a halo of light that serves to draw the eye EVEN more to the main subject. Ironic how you place a happy invoking object, the rubber ducky, in a glass with the color that is dark and invokes ideals of a swamp - far from a happy bright shiny place (but I am sure an interesting and moody place for a photo shoot:-) ) But then this is, at least I feel, mixing the happy & bright with the moody & dark; a juxtaposition of opposites.

On a side note, I could not help but notice this in my Devwatch (yes, tis been sitting for a bit as I have been exhausting myself with photo shoots) after two long exhausting photoshoots for the Ducky II challenge at DPChallenge during the first week of August. Your experience with lighting your subjects is excellent - I just wish I did not have to fight so much for perfection.
Davenit Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008
I saw the results on that one. Nice images. Most of the images on DPC leave me cold though. A lot of the same stuff over and over wins and that's a shame. It doesn't really help develop the artistic side of photography but more the commercial photography side of it. Still and all though, some great images produced there for sure.

Thanks for the kind words my friend. I swear I was really trying to make this a happy image. :rofl:
C-Novack Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2008  Professional Photographer
Heh, you may have been really trying to make a happy image but your gift of invoking thought provoking imagery managed to peak through;-)

Agreed there are good images in the bunch. To a degree I will agree with you on "Nothing New Under the Sun". The DPC standard that happens the majority of the time did marginally effect my celebrity duck choice of going with Blue Duck Group as opposed to Ducktor Who for the challenge.
Eskirge Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2008
Lol XD is cute and funny, nice job!
pinkymarija Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2008
haha and you think that that looks happy? come on Dave :D
I love it. Every one single piece of art of yours I'd put as a poster in my room :D
you're amazing
Silkeyn Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2008
A bit creepy XD.
ToxicGeneration Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D my thoughts exactly
kkreyz Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2008
the duck is swimming in absinthe haha
CasheeFoo Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2008
katebrezzy Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2008
The lighting in this picture actually gave me a creepy, menacing the water on the table was the blood of another green duck that one just killed. It's like, "I'm coming for you next."
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