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Zippy


Zippy
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Copyright: Neil Peggie (blzbub) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 87 W: 12 N: 106] (970)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-11-17
Categories: Humorous
Camera: Nikon D50, Nikon 28-200/f3.5-5., 62 mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-11-20 17:59
Viewed: 1859
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 46
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
So there I was cooking the Sunday lunch for the kids, chicken in oven, pans of boiling potatoes and vegetables. I had some time to kill waiting for everything to be cooked to perfection and noticed the well steamed up window. Used my artistic flair to draw my favourite puppet of all time and got the camera out.

PP work is a little crop and a lot of clean up removing blemishes etc., that window was dirtier than I thought close up! Dropped gamma slightly and sharpened the image. Then the usual frame and resizing.

Hope you like it,

Neil.

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  • Aida Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 256 W: 39 N: 200] (2292)
  • [2006-11-20 18:14]
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Hi Neil,

What a happy photo... Very cute your drawing. I like it a lot.

Regards,
Aida

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  • A-lex Gold Star Critiquer [C: 124 W: 54 N: 132] (1248)
  • [2006-11-20 18:14]
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haha, this is fun!
Just to keep us happy!
Alex

Hello Neil,
This is a good idea. I like this and you exposed it very well! Thanks,
Claudine

Une photographie qui donne envie de sourire et d'être heureux.
Très amusante, et simple
TFS
Corinne

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  • Beger Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3311 W: 1066 N: 5188] (23042)
  • [2006-11-20 20:18]
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Hi Neil,
A good father, a good cook, a good draftsman, a very good photographer.

Cheers for the beautiful light and tones! Very nicely done

Amazing Idean and really good focus Neil, grat compo, tone colors and nice framing, well done.

Haldian

Hello, Neil,
Zippy made me smile in the morning, I am sure my day will be brighter now :)
This is a very interesting and amusing idea of yours. I like the way light is refracted through the glass, appearing in pastel tones.
Regards, Evgenia

Hi Neil
Great photo! Excellent use of the medium - fog-on-glass - and a very good capture of your 'artwork.'
Fact: I loathed Zippy. He was an idiot. But then Geoffrey was an insipid twit and don't even get me started on that other fool Bungle ... but the theme tune of that show resounds in my head even now, and as cheerfulness goes, it can't be beaten.
Thanks for sharing. You made me giggle.
Rew

haha very funny, good pic! tfs Joke

good improvisation... god havent thought about this charachter or quite a while.

nice one.

s.

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  • Plant Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 60 W: 20 N: 47] (972)
  • [2006-11-25 15:13]
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Bit of artistic licence used here giving Zippy one ear! I don't remember him having any. Apparently Jeffrey now stocks supermarket shelves for a living, how the mighty have fallen.
Great original idea for a photograph.
Paul

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  • sebak Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 131 W: 12 N: 25] (433)
  • [2007-01-12 12:47]
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Hi, very nice picture! Well done ...

sebastian

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  • nova Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2441 W: 250 N: 873] (8693)
  • [2007-01-12 13:08]
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Great concept! I should try that too one day! Interesting and funny work of art! Very well done! I like the pastel colors! Very well done! Thanks!
Michel

Hello Neil!

This is a really amusing piece of art. Good focused with natural colours!

grts


Patrick

Very witty idea and nice execution.I hope the meal was perfect after all, picture is ;-).

Géniale, bonne idée !!!
Marie

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  • karn Silver Star Critiquer [C: 26 W: 0 N: 8] (620)
  • [2007-02-17 3:34]
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HI Neil
Good idea Neil it's so funny shot it's make me smile.
Regards,Karn

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  • rosana Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 293 W: 2 N: 246] (3317)
  • [2007-02-22 14:40]

Excellent compo, original and simple, the right ingredients for this type of shots.

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  • timtim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 934 W: 105 N: 608] (10187)
  • [2007-03-05 3:54]

great shot good colours been long time since rainbow has been on tv here

Helo Neil,

What a clever photo, very creative.
Well taken and presented.

Thanks for the inspiration.

Tracey

Hello Neil :o)
Good idea ! Very funny and original ! Your drawing is so cute :o) Very well done !
Greetings from France
Marylou

Perfect...
It's funny photo...
I liked it..
Bravo
TFS

Ha, ha, the artistic humor. Glad you captured it, and so clear too. the food's all gone, but this is frozen in your photographic shot.

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