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February 01, 2006

Still Life I

Still Life I.jpg

A month or so ago when I posted "A Sunflower Above Harlem,' I made a point to note how I generally do not do flower pictures. However, I really did like that sunflower, and toko some more still life pictures with it in rather untraditional ways. Moreso, school's starting up and I'm in a rut in my shooting, so this is a picture I had wanted to post a while ago but didn't.

Things I like about this: I like how it's a still life, but it's totally different. I like the colors of the flower, contrasted with the well-detailed tea cup it is sitting in, which is positioned so that it almost looks like the stem of the flower. Also note that the picture is a bit wider than the frame of this website, but I haven't yet figured out how to make the boundaries scale, so the right side is being cut off a little. *sigh*

taken 11/19/2005 1:20pm
Nikon D70 / Nikon 50mm f/1.8 AF Nikkor
f1.8 / 1/400" / ISO 200
PS: overlay, crop


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ah, lovely golden spiral.

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