Sunday, January 15, 2012

Lampwork Lovelies


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An assortment of handmade glass beads, each one smaller than 1/2 an inch.

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47 comments:

Joop Zand said...

It's a good macro with nice colors.

Greetings, Joop

TexWisGirl said...

neat glass!

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful colors and glass and what a great macro shot for the day, Karen! Love it! Hope you're having a great weekend!

Sylvia

CameraCruise said...

Great macro shot!

Patti Van said...

If there wasn't a hole in that large, blue glass bead, I would have sworn I was looking at a real flower! Very nice macro shot! Now...I want the beads!!!

Tara said...

Beautiful and a wonderful creation. Love the colors!

Laura said...

What a wonderful photo Karen. I have some lampwork beads I crafted years ago...I should take them out to photograph:-) One door closes, another one opens.

EB Bead and Metal Works, LLC said...

Wonderful shot of those beads - love those colors!

Mandolin said...

Beautiful macro shots and colors.

Clytie said...

Beautiful!!! I never would have thought of taking macros of beads - you are so creative!!! :=}

Ellie said...

Great macro shots of these beautiful glass beads.

Jeanne said...

Lovely colors and perfect depth of field to capture the beauty of these beads!

Genie said...

How in the world did you get the superb macro from beads so small? Your lens must be fabulous. Love the shot. The colors are so pretty. You have allowed the tiny beads to become works of photographic art genie.

teresa said...

great colors! great shot!

edenhills said...

What an amazing shot. I love the colors.

Jama said...

A very gorgeous macro!

Daogreer Earth Works said...

Excellent shot!

NixBlog said...

Beautiful macro shot of these unusual objects.

Leovi said...

Great photo with beautiful light and color, I love it, very nice.

Linda Landig said...

Love those lampwork beads, esp. the flower!

Angie said...

Really cool macro shot!

Venus Layugan said...

amazing photo!

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Emille said...

I love lamp work beads! Have a great week, Karin!

Stewart M said...

Hi there - very nice picture. Great depth of field control.

Stewart M - Australia

Ruth said...

a great macro, love the colours too!

Lui said...

Cute shot and I love beads too!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

...smaller than 1/2 inch you say? You wouldn't know it by the image!! Excellent capture!!

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Luna Miranda said...

a delightful macro! terrific shot.

lisa said...

What a stunning macro this is Karen, and the glass is just beautiful! Love your focal point here.

Thank you for sharing with us today at The Creative Exchange.

Have a wonderful day!

lisa.

FotoAnna said...

They are so gorgeous !!
Love the colors...
Greetings from a wintery Holland,
Anna :-))

SmilingSally said...

Great shot, Karen. Thanks for sharing your blues.

Happy Blue Monday.

Kim, USA said...

Wow that is an excellent shot! ^_^

Sivinden said...

Cool macro shot with such lovely colors!

Molly said...

Lovely macro shot. I can see myself raiding my daughters marble collection sometime soon.

Mollyxxx

Debbie said...

these are just soooo pretty!! and this picture sure does cover a lot of meme's!!

Leslie said...

Lovely capture :)

Leah H. said...

It's beautiful and lovely!

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Ms. Becky said...

this thumbnail caught my eye at Lisa's. I love this shot - the colors and DOF are fantastic. it's simply a cheerful photo, perfect for a Monday. happy day to you Karen.

Kala said...

Fantastic details in this eye-popping macro! Love the colors too.

Woody said...

What an interesting array of colors and patterns!!

Martha Z said...

Great image. You took tiny works of art to create a new work of art. I like the bokeh and overall composition.

Linda Makiej said...

How very beautiful!!!

Ms. Burrito said...

Quite a shot!

Les... said...

gorgeous! like candy dreams! *smiles*

Pat said...

Wonderful shot! The colors are beautiful!

wifetoalineman02 said...

beautiful piece of art work, what a talent you have :-) visiting from Mellow Yellow Monday, hope that you can return the visit too.

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Leah H. said...

Cute! Like the colors:)

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