The Nautilus Cup


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Crazily expensive and of little practical use other than the odd ceremonial sip or two. Nautilus Cups were often used to symbolise wealth in classic Dutch still life paintings. I have included a few more symbolic references to recent global activities.
04/10/2013 - 11:35Gary Hickin
CategoryStill Life
Shutter Speed20 sec
Aperturef/16
LensN/A
ISO100
Focal Length50mm
Blaze
Posted 04/10/2013 - 11:43 Link
Very nice composition and old masters feel to this.
mohammad
Posted 04/10/2013 - 15:13 Link
Your works are masterpiece.I really like them.

Regards
Gary Hickin
Posted 04/10/2013 - 15:19 Link
Thank you Blaze and mohammad, your comments are very much appreciated.
bwlchmawr
Posted 04/10/2013 - 17:57 Link
Extraordinary control of light and tonal range, Gary. Another masterpiece.
Best wishes,

Andrew

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GIULIO57
Posted 04/10/2013 - 19:34 Link
Another example of a perfect Still Life "By Gary Hickin"...A trade mark!!!!!!!!!!!!
PPG
autumnlight
Posted 04/10/2013 - 22:56 Link
Have always been a fan of yours Gary, wonderful still life and story.
pauljay
Posted 07/10/2013 - 13:10 Link
However, I'm president of your fan club!! Another beauty Gary!
Paul.

Photography is not a sport. It has no rules. Everything must be dared and tried! (Bill Brandt)
PPG
Gary Hickin
Posted 14/10/2013 - 01:32 Link
Thank you for all your comments. Paul- I thought you might appreciate the Dutch Roemer- they are quite difficult to find !
Cheers,
Gary

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