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Ready to Pour

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 9 August 2012 in Business & Industry and Portfolio.

A crucible of molten bronze ready to be poured. The molten bronze is about 2000°F (1093°C). Note that I was shooting through a protective grid.

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Such a lovely frame!! Well done!

9 Aug 2012 5:46am

rem_la from Villiers, France

chaud devant !

9 Aug 2012 5:59am

k@ from Paris, France

Light is perfect to enhance the warm colors.

9 Aug 2012 6:03am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Cool frame! simple layers of colour, texture and composition

9 Aug 2012 6:43am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A hot shot !! Love that grid, makes a wonderful contrast and control against which the vivid molten bronze contrasts. A lovely dramatic image. (You surely go to some interesting places !! )

9 Aug 2012 6:50am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

what is the crucible made out off ? impressive picture

9 Aug 2012 6:58am

@Veronique: Possibly, graphite or silicon carbide.

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

A fine image - you managed to get the exposure spot on.

9 Aug 2012 7:12am

Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Excellent composition !

9 Aug 2012 7:21am

Calusarus from ST SORLIN EN VALLOIRE, France

An impressive shot, with this oven

9 Aug 2012 7:24am

Le Photoneur from PEPINSTER, Belgium

hot shot, perfect light

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9 Aug 2012 7:39am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

9 Aug 2012 7:58am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

What a beautiful glowing colour...

9 Aug 2012 8:35am

shooter from United Kingdom

Love the colours

9 Aug 2012 8:35am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

C'est excellent ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

9 Aug 2012 8:46am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Yeah, did your lens get droopy from all the heat?

9 Aug 2012 8:53am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

very beautiful ! This grid is a + to your photo !

9 Aug 2012 9:28am

VISU...ELLE PHOTOGRAPHY from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice frame and nice depiction. Good idea too.

9 Aug 2012 9:33am

Siepi from Perk, Belgium

S U P E R B E !!

9 Aug 2012 11:01am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful light and feel

9 Aug 2012 11:25am

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

A very hot shot!

9 Aug 2012 11:32am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Wow! This is fascinating! Love that orange glow!

9 Aug 2012 11:45am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Hot molten metal Ready to pour. Great capture. Wonderful. :)

9 Aug 2012 11:50am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I can feel the heat from here Steve! Nicely captured! ;-)

9 Aug 2012 12:17pm

João Mourão from Lisboa, Portugal

Yes. We can feel the heat (1093º Celsius is too much). Great capture.

9 Aug 2012 2:09pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Wunderbar dieses Licht.

9 Aug 2012 2:12pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Beautiful photo. Not something I would want to work with, forget what I was doing and try
to pick it up with my hands. Ouch !

9 Aug 2012 2:38pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

excellent rendering of light, hot colors and atmosphere of the foundry !

9 Aug 2012 2:41pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Amazing focus and exposure - the grid becomes almost invisible with the glow of the crucible!

9 Aug 2012 2:49pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Suepr compo quelle couleur et iamge superbe.

9 Aug 2012 3:10pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

The molten bronze makes a wonderful, even if too hot, subject. You caught its glow in a fine picture that even has detail in the darker parts of the picture. Expertly shot.

9 Aug 2012 3:34pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

hot, hot, hot. the liquid and your picture...

9 Aug 2012 3:56pm

Florence from Paris, France

Hot, hot, hot ! Perfect for a barbecue ! :-)
I like the graphism here Steve.

9 Aug 2012 4:10pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Hi Steve - Tremendous piece here...And you are so right, casting is no easy task. Your reference to Upton Ethelbaugh (Greyshoes) as I learned, was very intriguiing and I found myself dancing joyfully through your images of the Indian Art Fare in 2010 and several of your images around that time. Your work is so phenomenally graceful and full of tribute to American Culture..I mean the REAL Americans. I want to definitely compliment you on your wonderful work and tribute to the true Native culture and arts which are so summarily ignored by most.

9 Aug 2012 5:01pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Impressive view of this molten metal ... The "hot" colors are just great !!! Another interesting image of this great series ...

9 Aug 2012 5:45pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Magnificent composition! Nice tones!

9 Aug 2012 6:38pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful texture and radiant color ... what an amazing process ... great photo!

9 Aug 2012 6:40pm

Abena from Maseru, Lesotho

wonderful image! I love the texture and lighting of that. and the lines...brilliant!

9 Aug 2012 7:06pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Splendid image! This is red hot.

9 Aug 2012 8:16pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Whoa that is HOT! Great image - I can almost feel the heat.

9 Aug 2012 8:34pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Blistering hot, but you captured it very well.

9 Aug 2012 8:39pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully captured with great color and detail....even when shooting through the protective grid!

9 Aug 2012 9:30pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

What a great looking picture!

9 Aug 2012 11:09pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

i think the grid is cool. great shot

10 Aug 2012 5:07am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Wow…now that is HOT!

12 Aug 2012 12:15pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wonderful hue !

16 Aug 2012 5:02pm