Saturday, August 16, 2008

Picture Perfect: Local Diving Diva.

Today I went for a local drive just ten minutes from here to take photos of the local organic market held on Saturday mornings only and I have some stunning photos from there to share later.

Afterwards I went for a stroll in the main street and while in the retro shop I spotted the Bronze Diving Diva. I asked for permission to go into the small private room where she posed herself for the perfect dive next to a window. Permission was also granted to take her photo.

So after taking many wonderful photos today I present for

Picture Perfect

Our Bronzed and Perfect Diving Diva

Preparing herself for the next Olympics..Maybe?

 

IMG_1733-1.jpg picture by millimum

49 comments:

  1. Hi Cris so good to see you here. I thought wow too and I believe she was part of a display once in a jewellery store.

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  2. hey as it slowly loaded on the page I thought "wow whats this..." This is really really great - onya Milli(L)

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  3. had you not posted the upper torso, i would really think this is a human. ha ha.
    thanks for sharing milli.
    http://wanderingdeity.multiply.com/journal/item/414

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  4. Ha ha she'd better put some cloths on if she is going in the Olympics lol
    Great shot Milli, I'm sitting this one out.

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  5. Perfect, original and taken at a good angle.
    The sculptor has captured the pose used about 8 feet above the water.
    Thank you Milli

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  6. If I meet her at the NUDE olympics, I'll be sure to say
    Hi' for ya Milli.........................

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  7. Wonderful shot Milli....................I really like her

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  8. . . thats a nice pic Milli ! ( it also has an overlapping circles quality and someone looking up from outside would have been nice? ) 5 piggies out of 6 defo =)

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  9. PlatO you might notice that it was raining outside the window? Anyway I had to do a quick point and shoot because it was a private office and not a planned photo. Just one of those moments in time.

    Thanks to everyone for the fab comments here.

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  10. For anyone with good eyesight there is another mannequins reflection in the glass panel on the door on the right hand side. She almost looks like she is watching us in her hat as she sits there.

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  11. sure thing Milli ( just a critique habit from art collage - perfection is a carrot on a stick )

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  12. ( and an a-aliens face in the c-curtains ! )

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  13. even this Australian mannequin gets a 10 for its perfect diving form! congratulations, milli...",)
    thanks for viewing my fat cat!

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  14. WOW!!! what a diving form!!! beautifully captured too!!!
    Picture Perfect - 10 Minutes

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  15. What a great shot Milli. I love th peek through the window also and that magnificent old chair.
    Ronnie's Picture Perfect

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  16. Hi Milli, I was here earlier, composing a lengthy comment, when my son suddenly felt the need to talk. So I Xed out and haven't got the juice left to remember my former, no doubt, brilliant, comments. So I'll just say this is really interesting and thought provoking. Is it a statue or a mannequin? The line at the butt makes me think mannequin...Love the lighting! Just mysterious enough!

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  17. Plato Raises a Point
    It is not so much a case of overlapping circles but Diametrically Opposing Radii which fortunately occur in the right area. The curtain and the buttocks. The subject matter is a part of the study of Space Lines which is found under many different names. Every photograph has a best point of view but of course it is not always obtainable.
    In B&W it is easier with the use of shadow where it is paramount.
    In colour contrasting or supplementary colours are needed but not a mixture of both unless there is a controlling space line.
    Just a point of view for those interested in the subject of composition.

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  18. Our bronze Diva is a mannequin Cheri apparently used at some time in an actual jewellery shop as part of the fixture.

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  19. Thank you Bill it is great to have such in depth commenting here from those in the know.

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  20. I bet they have people stopping by to peak in their window all the time! Gret shot!

    http://dawn4.multiply.com/journal/item/414/Picture_Perfect_10_Minutes

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  21. milli
    I am preparing a blog trip through a professional studio including a Colour Lab
    It takes the reader though all the aspects in a 14 day tour interrupted only for Poetry Wednesday
    At the end of each of the tour a tip is included on how to make a good photograph.
    I believe an insight into film will better enable good digital pictures.

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  22. Excellent Bill this will be wonderful and I will give your link but keep your page open on friends of friends or public ok?

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  23. LOL! What a great shot and take on the theme!
    Feel free to check out my: Crossroads

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  24. Hi Milli. I'm running late this week viewing. As usual another excellent picture. Your's are best viewed slowing as scrolling down: never know how it's going to come out. It was certainly worth getting permission to take this. Well done.

    http://busterp.multiply.com/journal/item/97/PPF_10_minutes_or_close_to_it

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  25. Very Cool! You found something really wonderful. Great PP

    Click for Empress C's PP

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