just a note, cos we were talking about how cool it will be when we install xsi two and we were checking this out as areference.
there's some universal disagreement with your choice in background colors. maybe something more along liquisoft's ideas about color choices. something that compliments the shape instead of trying to shadow it.
the combination of the shape with that anti-stropic texture really works well. very sexy shape, almost human, very femenine.
and those million glints of light peeking through at the tips.
i think you must do your lights in a very different way are they behind, the object?