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Colours As Far As The Eye Can See I

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 10 July 2014 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Yarn quantities are usually measured by weight in ounces or grams. In the United States, Canada and Europe, balls of yarn for handcrafts are sold by weight. Common sizes include 25 g, 50 g, and 100 g skeins. Some companies also primarily measure in ounces with common sizes being three-ounce, four-ounce, six-ounce, and eight-ounce skeins. These measurements are taken at a standard temperature and humidity, because yarn can absorb moisture from the air. The actual length of the yarn contained in a ball or skein can vary due to the inherent heaviness of the fibre and the thickness of the strand; for instance, a 50 g skein of lace weight mohair may contain several hundred metres, while a 50 g skein of bulky wool may contain only 60 metres.

PENTAX K-5 1/125 second F/2.8 ISO 800 135 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Beautiful shot and the colours are marvelous.

10 Jul 2014 5:40am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent compo

10 Jul 2014 6:16am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautiful image with terrific use of dof and very informative too Eric

10 Jul 2014 6:22am

Monik from PARIS, France

Superbes, la composition, le rendu de la laine et le choix du focus. Bravo!

10 Jul 2014 8:03am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Superbe.) Bon jeudi.)

10 Jul 2014 11:42am

Kat from Lorraine, France

Une composition à la fois très douce et colorée, j'aime beaucoup, très beau focus !

10 Jul 2014 11:54am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice capture of variety.

10 Jul 2014 11:55am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Beautiful image, love the hazed edged. It's like a cat having a dream.

10 Jul 2014 12:02pm

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Superbe PDC j'aime beaucoup

10 Jul 2014 12:13pm

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Lovely colours and good use of DOF!

10 Jul 2014 12:26pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

The excellent DOF is making a fantastic mood. Fantastic capture in beautiful colors.

10 Jul 2014 1:47pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful capture in nice colors and textures. Excellent DOF. Have a nice day, Eric. :)

10 Jul 2014 2:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

It's a fine shot for its careful focus and capture of the variety of colors. It makes a very attractive shot, Cousineau.

10 Jul 2014 2:29pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Une belle série sur la laine! Les couleurs et le focus sont superbes! Belle journée Eric!

10 Jul 2014 2:41pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful angle, composition, focus, DOF, colors, lighting & textures!
L O V E L Y !

10 Jul 2014 3:18pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful colors framing...nice shot !

10 Jul 2014 3:47pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Soft...Beautiful !!

10 Jul 2014 4:52pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Lovely how you have captured their softness

10 Jul 2014 4:56pm

Sam from Chennai, India

A beautiful capture of these yarn rolls. Excellent focus, Eric! :)

10 Jul 2014 5:15pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

That yellow one in the center made me think a an old lady's hair in a bun. ;-)

10 Jul 2014 5:35pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

so good, in road for an spoltlight colors?

10 Jul 2014 6:00pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautifully focused and colorful image.

10 Jul 2014 6:27pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Nice compo and colourful!

10 Jul 2014 6:27pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautifully focused and fanatsic colours.:-)

10 Jul 2014 7:24pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I was pleased to see your yarn picture was recognized in What's Happening This Week at Aminsu3. Well deserved notice!

10 Jul 2014 8:05pm

@Don: Thank you very much Don! Believe me there was nobody more surprised than me when I open the email from AMinus3! ;-)

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic focus, beautiful texture and colors!

10 Jul 2014 9:00pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous colors, detail, and textures and wonderful information. I remember going with my mother to go yarn shopping. She was knitting all the time when I was a child.

10 Jul 2014 9:45pm

Sugata from Falls Church, United States

Each one of the wool photos is lovely! The colours, the textures, everything is so perfect!

10 Jul 2014 9:56pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Smooth appearance. a kiss. Alejandra

11 Jul 2014 1:57am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Great eye, Eric - love the various colors and balls of yarn you captured here.

11 Jul 2014 3:13am

Langevine from Angers, France

génial les couleurs

11 Jul 2014 1:35pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Wonderful treat for the eyes !!! It is absolutely fascinatiing !!

12 Jul 2014 11:34am

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium


14 Jul 2014 5:08pm

1/125 second
ISO 800
135 mm (35mm equiv.)