Once again this week, wonderful gifted roses provided the material for today's blog. Over three days, I let my eyes, the changing light, and assorted surfaces lead the way in finding different backdrops and possibilities.
In my mind, there is nothing like the complicated subtleness of a single rose, using mid-morning natural west and muted southern light.
Inspiration frequently comes in unexpected ways. Shower tile under muted southern light provided quite a tactile backdrop.
Another shot using the same backdrop and light with selective filtering
The stained glass window is emphasized in this shot, rendering soft focus on the roses.
The two photographs below are an homage to Scottish architect, designer, and artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. These were shot using natural light as well as fill light courtesy of a Flashpoint bicolor LED portable light.
It was a real gift to have so many comments on last week's blog, including those from Geula, Char, Ingrid, Dianne F., Victoria, Mary G., Sue, M. Fred, TTT, Paule, Wayne, Jean and Sam, Steve, Bill and Sue, Dave, Lisa S., Barbara F. R., and Pauli.
The Photo-Eye blog site linked below offers the beautiful and gentle black and white florals of photographer James Pitts. https://blog.photoeye.com/2021/03/new-work-james-pitts.html
until next Monday,
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