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May 27, 2014
A Thousand Years by Sarah-BK is a combination of a macro technique and a still life photography set up. Sarah has combined two objects that you would never expect to see side by side and created a soft attractive photograph.
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A Thousand Years

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'I will be brave; I will not let anything take away what's standing in front of me.
Every breath, every hour, has come to this.' - A Thousand Years
by Christina Perri


Thoughts and Description
This pendant was one of the things I REALLY wanted a macro lens for. Yet, it took me a year to finally think of how I was going to photograph it - when I found this little pine cone while out earlier this year, it just clicked. I was also inspired by the Twilight books (which I was re-reading around that time) to combine my beautiful vintage, intricate and blood-coloured jewel with an element of nature that, like the jewel and the never-dying vampires, lasts forever.

This is a hand-me-down from my grandmother - I truly love it, and wear it every day. It deserved a place in my gallery :heart:


Edit 27/05/14 - OMG - My second DD!! Wow - I still can't believe it! What a truly lovely surprise to wake up to - a reason to feel ecstatic during these long and boring days of never-ending studying!!! I'm truly honoured - this photo is special to me and I'm so glad it was actually chosen to be featured!!! Thank you ever so much Kaz-D :heart:

These are the moments when I feel extra proud to have put in so much time, love, money and effort into a hobby that I will never regret falling in love with and pursuing :love:

Equipment
Canon EOS 600D
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM
Post-processing in Adobe Photoshop CS5


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Thank you for your support :rose:
Image details
Image size
2999x3001px 4.11 MB
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 600D
Shutter Speed
1/200 second
Aperture
F/3.5
Focal Length
100 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Apr 9, 2014, 4:02:51 PM
Sensor Size
13mm
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Comments50
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amirata's avatar
:star::star::star::star-half::star-empty: Overall
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Originality
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Impact

Great work, steady impact, I think you need a different color for the background. I think a green, blue or orange background is in someway is better than the yellow, there is a magical touch in the shot, the camera is just a way to show your passion about a shot, well this is my opinion, great work.
My rates
vision: three stars (60%)
Originality: four stars (80%)
Technique: three stars (60%)
Impact: four stars (80%)
Finally
Verdict = three stars and a 'half' (a little shiny star called a wish needs to be true (70%)
// Don't think that this critique is negative opinion, because it's not, I like your work //
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Thank you for your critique amirata c:

Perhaps I did make the backround a little too much on the yellow side - I agree. I did intend it to be light green rather than yellow. Maybe a colour monitor issue?

The camera is indeed my tool for expressing myself :meow: Photography is my true passion :heart:
crownvetchponylover9's avatar
that song is amazing.
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An absolutely beautiful photo and song that has so much meaning behind it for me Sarah. :love: Love this!
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Thank you so much - once again glad you've found something special in my photo :aww:
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You're Welcome Stamp by AudraMBlackburnsArt  I sure did!! :love:
sweet-chocs-adopts's avatar
Ah,the photo suits the song so well.Amazing!
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Thank you very much <3
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Oh thank you! ^^
zaccool14's avatar
so nice word view i liked Making faces 
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I've certainly voted already! :giggle: Good luck to everybody!
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Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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Thank you so much! :hug:
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DivineDesserts's avatar
What kind of gem is it, it looks nice.
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I'm not quite sure - I like to think it's a ruby though :aww:
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