Posted by Céline Ruffino (New York, United States) on 20 August 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Crystal necklace.
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Part of the “31 photos in 31 days” project on Sh1ft for August 2010.
20/31 : taken Thursday August 19th at 3.46pm

PhotOpus from Aix-en-Provence - PROVENCE, France

Que c'est beau ... Féérique ... J'ai une copine qui a ton style de photo et je vais te recommander ... A+

20 Aug 2010 5:13am

@PhotOpus: Merci : ) J'espere que ca lui plaira !

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

so artist and very nicely proceed

20 Aug 2010 5:31am

@The MaJor: Thank you : )

jpla from Anjou, France

C'est une jolie composition ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

20 Aug 2010 5:31am

@jpla: Merci : )

Marcel Zaugg from Switzerland

Brillantes Detail mit genialer Schärfentiefe !

20 Aug 2010 5:31am

@Marcel Zaugg: Danke : )

Yvon from Orleans, France

magnifique abstraction

20 Aug 2010 5:33am

@Yvon: Merci : )

singapore professional photographers from singapore, Singapore

you have a natural talent of spotting patterns n capturing them. great work!

20 Aug 2010 6:06am

@singapore professional photographers: Thank you : )

Riccardo from - Lyon - Isola Liri - Europe - World -, Italy

Jolie profondeur de champ et jolie cadrage. J'aime bien cette diagonale en plus. La choix du fond en noir et blanc est bien réussi. Good work ^^

20 Aug 2010 6:41am

@Riccardo: Merci : )

fabrizio from Rome, Italy

such delicate and wonderful light

20 Aug 2010 6:52am

@fabrizio: Thank you : )

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Stunning capture, more like diamonds than crystal

20 Aug 2010 7:00am

@Christine: Thank you : )

Peter Bella from Győr, Hungary

So nice... Perfect DOF!

20 Aug 2010 7:07am

@Peter Bella: Thank you : )

marci from Rabat, Morocco

another brilliant shot - in all senses of that word: both superb and full of light!

20 Aug 2010 7:25am

@marci: Thank you : )

Surubhi from Delhi, India


20 Aug 2010 7:44am

@Surubhi: Thank you : )

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

an river of jewels!

20 Aug 2010 7:58am

@Olivier: : )

B◊nΛng∠e from Paris, France

Tout en éclat. Très joli !

20 Aug 2010 8:02am

@B◊nΛng∠e: Merci : )

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

oh wow.. this is brilliant shot.. love it 5*

20 Aug 2010 8:14am

@Sarito: Thank you very much : )

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Wonderfully produced shot...

20 Aug 2010 8:22am

@Daryl Johnson: Thank you : )

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Love the selective focus and the shining details ! Have a great day Celine :)

20 Aug 2010 8:41am

@Tamara: Thank you : )

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

very well :)

20 Aug 2010 9:24am

@Shahryar: Thank you : )

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Oh , I'm fan of that one !! marvellous ! Phil.

20 Aug 2010 9:32am

@Phil: Thank you : )

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Might as well be diamonds!

20 Aug 2010 10:38am

@Stephen: I wish :D

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

very beautiful!:)

20 Aug 2010 10:42am

@kate: Thank you : )

dokmehzard:) from Rasht, Iran


20 Aug 2010 10:49am

@dokmehzard:): Thank you : )

Marie from Visé, Belgium

A river of light for this photo everything contrasts it... I like it a lot...


20 Aug 2010 11:04am

@Marie: Thank you : )

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

On croirait une photo de pierres précieuses chez un grand joailler. Chapeau

20 Aug 2010 12:22pm

@Calusarus: Merci : )

Mici from Tg Mures, Romania

That's a great lens you have there, well done

20 Aug 2010 12:54pm

@Mici: Thank you : )

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

a trail of speckled light to follow, wonderful...

20 Aug 2010 1:06pm

@peter.K: Thank you : )

Natalia from Humenné, Slovakia

It is amazing photo!!!

20 Aug 2010 1:40pm

@Natalia: Thank you : )

Christine Walsh from Astoria, NY, United States

Very chic!

20 Aug 2010 1:57pm

@Christine Walsh: Thank you : )

Bruno from froyennes, Belgium

very nice DOF ... a good shot

20 Aug 2010 2:03pm

@Bruno: Thank you : )

Kimhe from Singapore, Singapore

awesome!! Beautiful colour and bokeh!!

20 Aug 2010 2:09pm

@Kimhe: Thank you : )

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great use of DOF.....5*****

20 Aug 2010 2:10pm

@PRASHANT: Thank you very much : )

hoveeto from PARIS, France

C'est très réussi, j'aime bien le flou d'arrière plan et à fur et à mesure, on arrive sur la partie nette du bijou. cela me fait penser à de la fumée, mais tout le monde le sait, les diamants sont éternelles ;-)...bravo

20 Aug 2010 2:16pm

@hoveeto: Merci : )

Marcie from Newton, United States

Stunning abstract. Love the magical bokeh!!

20 Aug 2010 2:18pm

@Marcie: Thank you : )

Elora from Genoa, Italy

Looks just like an advertisement! Great job celine truly beautiful!

20 Aug 2010 2:33pm

@Elora: Thank you : )

Gonzalo Sirgo from Tarragona, Spain

Hard and cold...

20 Aug 2010 3:32pm

@Gonzalo Sirgo: : )

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Ca brille comme des diamant, jolie photo artistique !

20 Aug 2010 4:00pm

@Laur: Merci : )

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Super classe et super beau !!

20 Aug 2010 4:14pm

@Evelyne Dubos: Merci : )

Sunder from Chennai, India

Wow..Superb composition and depth of field..Great lighting too
Nice picture, Celine.

20 Aug 2010 4:34pm

@Sunder: Thank you : )

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Gorgeous and perfect. Love the focus.

20 Aug 2010 4:53pm

@Bettina: Thank you : )

Adrian Park from Whitley Bay, United Kingdom

I really like the river of light effect you've got with the minimal depth of field and the toning suits it perfectly.

20 Aug 2010 5:17pm

@Adrian Park: Thank you : )

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Super classy! I love how this chain seems to disappear into the bokeh! Excellent!

20 Aug 2010 6:21pm

@MadScientist: Thank you : )

Véronique from Here & Now, France

Je me demandais s'il t'arrive de rater une photo ?!!!! ^^
Tu es un génie des plans rapprochés et des abstractions. Ce scintillement en forme de brume est une nouvelle fois une grande réussite de sobriété de simplicité et de beauté !

20 Aug 2010 6:29pm

@Véronique: Merci beaucoup : ) J'en rate enormement ! mais je compense en en prenant des centaines a chaque fois, comme ca il y en a au moins une qui me plait ; )

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fabulous shot that's perfect in every way!

20 Aug 2010 6:42pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you : )

David from Detroit, United States

I love what you've done with the depth of field here. The cold tone is perfect, too.

20 Aug 2010 6:47pm

@David: Thank you : )

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Perfect commercial shot.

20 Aug 2010 7:26pm

@Ralph Jones: Thank you : )

Tomix from landerneau, France

dreamy shot!

20 Aug 2010 8:22pm

@Tomix: Thank you : )

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

You are a pro! Gorgeous!

20 Aug 2010 9:12pm

@Dutçh: Thank you : )

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is an amazing shot.

20 Aug 2010 9:43pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you : )

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

une photo brillante ,comme ces pierres !!
5 etoiles !
bises !

20 Aug 2010 9:59pm

@marc battault: Merci beaucoup : )

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

Super idea, a string of Diamonds twinkling in the dark..!

20 Aug 2010 10:12pm

@Michael: Thank you : )

Martin A. Mora from North Platte, United States

Celine, this is sooo beautiful and graceful, you know what Id do if I was you? id get a portfolio of shots like this, and see if theres a market for jewlry commercial work, this is better than anything iv seen out there, just perfect

20 Aug 2010 10:43pm

@Martin A. Mora: Thank you : ) Thanks for the idea... I need to overcome my lack of confidence and optimism :/

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

spectacular! amazing work you do :)

21 Aug 2010 5:40am

@Magda: Thank you : )

tracey from sydney, Australia


21 Aug 2010 8:09am

@tracey: Thank you : )

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

grande photographe tu es, assurément!

21 Aug 2010 8:17am

@KriKridesign: Merci : )

Mascha from Kootstertille, Netherlands

Verry beautiful!!

21 Aug 2010 12:49pm

@Mascha: Thank you : )


Superbe effet!Bravo!
Amitiés de France:CLAIRE

21 Aug 2010 5:05pm


Otto K. from Atlanta, United States

beautiful abstract, love the bokeh.

21 Aug 2010 8:29pm

@Otto K.: Thank you : )

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Cool !

22 Aug 2010 3:38am

@Hiro: Thank you : )

Marie from FRESNES, France

mystérieux et beau.

22 Aug 2010 1:20pm

@Marie: Merci : )

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Wow, so beautiful. Love the diagonal and the amazing bokeh.

22 Aug 2010 2:37pm

@LoulouPix: Thank you Loulou : )

chen from manila, Philippines

amazing processing, nice lighting, = )

24 Aug 2010 1:01am

@chen: Thank you : )

Praveen from llanell, United Kingdom

Great shot in the black background. Like the diagonal view. Good DoF.

24 Aug 2010 6:57pm

@Praveen: Thank you : )

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

gorgeous!! lovely DOF

26 Sep 2010 10:43pm

@Betsy Barron: Thank you : )

Jingz from Germany

very precious capture :) i really like the soft bokeh in this one :)

2 Nov 2010 6:36am

@Jingz: Thank you : )


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