Friday, October 12, 2007

Moonlight and Stars from my Window - Click Egg

Tee of Bhaatukli came out with Sunshine in my Kitchen for this Click - Eggs event. Well... if there is a sun inside the Egg then the Egg itself from outside is a Moon(atleast in some compressed angles). This worked out well with my background.
Soooooo......... Presenting the Egg in the form of Moon, accompanied by the twinkling stars. A perfect romantic site for Eggs-ample.

Click-Egg
The Half Moon .....I mean the half of an Egg
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The Full Moon........again the whole Egg
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A cluster of Eggs:
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Thanks for Bee & Jai for creating this event, Click it - Theme : Eggs


The story behind my concept goes like this.............

Not having an idea of what to click, I just took an egg and placed it on a chair covered with my black overall which I wanted to use as a background, to bring out the white color of the egg in a black background. Then I noticed that the picture looked as if there was a moon on clear sky, E31so I quickly took advantage of my background which had these tiny silver shining bits on it, which absolutely looked like the stars in the sky from far away. Therefore the click for the Moonlight with the stars has been captured.Click-Egg2And using my camera I was able to give the star dust effect. Click-Egg
I was all delighted by my discovery, as my hubby was making fun of me, watching me as I was managing to grasp a picture of the egg while seeing that my toddlers don't pick it up. But I couldn't be successfull in that, as my second one Joel managed to run away with one of the eggs and when my hubby asked to return it he just threw it at him expecting him to catch it like the cricket ball and down it went on the floor. We managed to pick up the broken egg DSC00842before the inside come out and off it went onto the pan for a quick bullseye, and joel was happy to finish it.

So this the story behind my Click - Theme "Eggs"

Though I had some pictures of the dishes of cooked eggs in different forms, I thought I'll go eggs-tra with the eggs-tra-ordinary Eggs. I use this oppurtunity to bring out the different features of some photo editing Softwares starting from MSPhotoEditor, Paintshop, Live Writer, Photoshop,Piscasa, Imageready, etc...

The happy thing about this event is that, we don't have to cook or write a recipe. I really enjoyed every moment of this the event, starting from the purchase. Usually I buy 18 pack carton from Costco, but with this event going on I had to get the Eggs-tra dozen. A tray of 2-1/2 dozens.

Potraying My tray of Egg-celent Eggs, with the click of my hardware : Sony Cybershot, 7.2 Mp Super Steady shot DSW80 camera.

Blur the peripheral of the focus point

Monochrome image Effect
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The Fish Eye effect


The Clicks edited with the one of the imaging softwares I use.

The glow
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The Saturation
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The Tint
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The Warmth
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The B&W pic
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My version of Brown eggs
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And now for the dishes of Cooked Eggs...whose recipes I shall publish later. (yea, again as I said this is the beautly of this event - no recipe writing)

Egg in Onion and Tomatoe Roast with white background
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Same dish different picture effect
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Egg in Eggplant - regular image
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Masala Egg Scramble with monochrome effect.
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Hope you enjoyed my Eggs-pressions of Egg-centric Egg-Mania.

50 comments:

Madhu said...

I like the first pic....Enjoyed reading your experiment with eggs.
Nice pics, you have shown almost all possible ways we can click an egg.

Padmaja said...

Rina I just can't believe, u have taken so much pain in clicking so many pitures of eggs!! loved each and evry detail but the best is that cluster of eggs!! Simply egglicious!!

Rina said...

Madhu thanks for your lovely note. "Egg'" being the raw material for this event, it gave me the opprutunity to Eggs-pose it to some extent....

Padmaja, thanks for being here. I like the Cluster pic too.

Mishmash ! said...

Beautiful ....beautiful and creative :)

Shn

Apple said...

Very creative pics Rina...Loved all the pics...Great job

click said...

this is so lovely and so informative. thank you for your entry.

Asha said...

WOW!!! Lot of stuff going on here!!:))
Beautiful pics Rina. Love Moonegg in the sky!:)

Rina said...

Mishmash, Click, Asha and Apple thanks for visiting and for precious notes.

Sirisha Kilambi said...

Rine...Excellent...absolutely loved each one of ur photos....the moon-egg concept rocks....Nice idea....My pat on ur back...:-)

Mansi Desai said...

OMG! all these egg pics are putting me to shame! I haven't clicked any yet, and tha's coz while my in-laws are here, we are trying not to get raw eggs at home!:)

lovely moon imagery Rina! great idea:)

Rina said...

Sirisha, thanks for visiting and for your lovely comments;

Mansi, good luck with the raw eggs while your in-laws are around.

Sreelu said...

Esther,

This is so cool, I love moon and the stars concept, looks very very good

Tee said...

Wow Rina, you are super creative! I loved your idea in the first picture!! great experimentation with the egg :)

Rina said...

Sri dear, thank you.

Tee, well you creative Sunshine idea really encourage me to go ahead with my creation. Thanks

Neelam said...

Hi Rina, Enjoyed reading your post! I have a toddler at home too!
You have a nice blog!

Laavanya said...

Cool idea there and great imagination. Lovely pics.

Prajusha said...

Rina,
Nice to read ur post.
Great idea.Excellent Pics.

Rina said...

Neelam, I know its so difficult to click a dish with our todlers around.

Lavaanya and prajusha, thanks for your nice notes.

Swapna said...

Wow Rina..You are so creative..I loved all the snaps.

Bharathy said...

Wow!!Loved all the varieties..of course..!!!
Lovely template(I am looking for a new layout with template...yours is one I fell in Love in forst sight..!!!)
Lovely blog!!
Thanks for visiting Rina..Malayalee??

bindiya said...

Wow!u have really experimented with it all, lovely pics!

Lissie said...

wow, so many entries! enjoyed your egg-centric egg-mania!!!

Rina said...

Swapna, bindiya, lissie thank you all for your comments.

Bharathy, I'm telugu and my husband is tamilian. Thanks for visiting.

Seena said...

Rinaaa..what lovely pictures, buddy..!
I really loved your egg mania..that curries are soo tempting..

TBC said...

Nicely done, Rina. you have tried out so many different things here:-)

Happy cook said...

Hey that is a superb pic.
When i saw the first picture i thought u just threw the eggs into the sky and clicked it.
Till now your is the best pic i have seen in the series.

Rina said...

TBC and Happy, Thanks for your lovely comments

Padma said...

Looks like someone had a scrambled eggs day.... Loved reading ur journey of clicking those beauties. Loved the entry photo and fish eye one

Shilpa said...

Ohh god..those pics are so beautiful. Very very creative. Its better for me not to even participate in this event otherwise I might get the "worst picture" award :D.

Rina said...

Padma, yes it was eggs-actly an eggie day.

shilpa, its not about winning but just to be part of it and use the oppurtunity to share our Eggs-pressions.

Thanks.. you both

Rasa Malaysia said...

I love all your eggs pictures...they are soooo creative!

Sig said...

very creative Rina! Beautiful pics!

Rina said...

Rasa and Sig, Thanks.

Mocha said...

Creative pictures. I wouldnt have dreamt about projecting egg as moon in zillions of years. I like twinkling stars a lot.

Roopa said...

excellent pictures Rina :) great job and wonderufull entry!

A kitchen scientist & a white rat hubby!!! said...

wow, Rina..that was one real load of Eggs here!!!...so, it was an Eggie-week over there, i suppose..luv ur eggie-moon!!

Rina said...

Mocha, neither I did, it all happened that day..

Roopa, thanks for being here..

Kitchen Scientist, my eggie days are still on...giving me the chance to explore more dishes on them.

Rajitha said...

wow wow wow...rina..i have to say all the snaps are so good...i could not help but grin when joel passed on the ball..oops the egg to your husband to catch! must have been a hoot....

Rina said...

Rajitha, thx for being here.. yea we had fun that day with the shooting of the Eggcelent "Eggs"

tigerfish said...

So fascinating to see eggs in eggstrology! Nice eggtra-ordinary shots! :D

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Sivani said...

It looks as if you had super fun! I love playing with my camera too :-)

Rina said...

Sivani, yes its fun to explore our camera and the photo editors.. Thanks for visiting.

Tigerfish thanks for being here.

Cynthia said...

I like the half and full moon effects. The fish-eye pic creeped me out! (lol)

Dwiana P said...

Hi thanks for stopping by to my blog. You have a lovely and creative egg picture too. I see you like playing with color. do you use photoshop?
That is a great shot.

Rina said...

Cynthia, yes I like the Full and half moons too.

Dwiana thanks for visiting too.

Rachel said...

That is a lot of creativity in using the software..

Like the fish eye effect..

Rina said...

Rachel,(I like that name, I had a friend Called rachel in my school days) welcome to my blog

Taste of Mysore said...

Hi Rina,
Loved all the pics dear. Wonderfull I can say!

Rina said...

Taste of Mysore, thanx.

ANJALI J. said...

amazing pictures.. love the full moon and half moon :D