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This is fairly similar to yesterday's, and if I'd managed to shoot any new material today I would have probably posted that instead, but I do like this one, not least because it has a more organic feel, if that makes sense. Both, as it seems that it wasn't obvious, are shots of broken fire-glass in front of another sheet of glass; and both were shot in the same location as last Wednesday's entry.

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comment by Psychodudu at 08:42 PM (GMT) on 28 October, 2006

Oooh I'm first! I need to get a life...
I prefer yesterday's, but I think I see your point about this one being more organic. I'd have liked to have seen them side by side, or maybe in a triptych with yet another version.

comment by mooch at 09:21 PM (GMT) on 28 October, 2006

It's a nice abstract. I like the tones. Do you ever shoot high ISO shots? I don't recall you having done so.

comment by jezblog.com at 10:07 PM (GMT) on 28 October, 2006

Diamonds and destruction!

comment by wesley hargrove at 10:09 PM (GMT) on 28 October, 2006

i like this one. i do like the organic-ness (?) of it. great job, dave!

comment by Ash at 12:04 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

Honestly... not a huge fan. It's too similar to yesterday's shot. While I appreciate a series of shots in a similar style or of a similar theme, this is too similar for my liking. However, taken by itself, still a fantastic shot.

comment by Brian Ritchie at 12:31 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

Yes, it's so similar that for a moment I thought this *was* yesterday's shot, and clicked on my bookmark to JW's photoblog. Just before it loaded, I realised my mistake, and went back! (I guess this shows how long it takes for things to sink in these days :-))

If I could only have one of this pair, it would be yesterday's; but here, I like the way it looks like a freeze-frame of a glass (or ice!) explosion, with all those bits of glass suspended on (not exactly invisible) wires.

comment by Brian Ritchie at 12:35 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

Instant update: clicked back to yesterday's, and realised that it's more different than I remembered. (So that's going as well :-))

comment by nferreira at 01:49 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

Yesterday's shot is my favorite between the two. This works well as a continuation of the previous photo, but the first one os more appealing visually.

comment by Joyce at 02:08 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

I too find yesterday's shot to be more interesting, but nonetheless, a well-composed photograph.

comment by doreen at 03:53 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

hmmm ... i can't decide which one i like better

comment by Gabriel Loeb at 05:55 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

What an amazing subject. The light is amazing, not only the primary source but the refractions off of the glass. Also, the wire is interesting in that it presents a sort of grid but then breaks apart. Another beautiful shot.

comment by peter at 06:19 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

I think I prefer yesterday's version. It seems more explosive as all the lines have the same point of origin. As you follow them your are treated to a lovely transition of colour from grey metallic to a beautiful blue. Then again, today's has a broken feel to it which is also pretty good, so perhaps I am not so decided after all...

comment by Ronnie at 09:51 AM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

Haha! Lol..
This is the Update to Yesterday!
Getting into a Miniseries...eh?
This one is Superb too!

comment by Chris at 05:28 PM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

This one is really great. It almost looks like wired ice.

comment by alice at 07:32 PM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

(always sorry for my english) This photo is like me in this moment. I am in a period where the memories of my last love story are slowly slipping down. I feel myself pulled: if from a part I would want to succeed to feel better, from the other I don't want to forget what has been. So, my mind tries to open the hands and to stop more memories as possible, connecting them to whichever image or situation that alive during the day.

A kiss.

comment by djn1 at 08:40 PM (GMT) on 29 October, 2006

Thanks everyone.

comment by Donosti at 11:41 PM (GMT) on 1 November, 2006

Great image, excelent postproduction