Welcome back and happy new year as I start back with some still life for Monochrome Madness. I have had a great break and it is nice to get back into it.
Recently I bought some lilies to put in a vase on my dining room table and then I took some photos of them for Floral Friday.
Today for my Influencing Me post I thought we might have a quick look at Still Life in art. My examples are paintings, but we are seeing more and more photographic still life as well.
My Influencing Me post today is more on macro style photography and I thought we could look at Robert Mapplethorpe’s flowers. He has a different way of photographing them.
Throughout any artists career there are artists that influence them, and then as time moves on that can shift. Giorgio Morandi is one of those artists and is a good artist to look at for today’s Influencing Me post.
These are being posted too late, so starting from this week, I’m going to try and do it on Friday. I will have to make sure the podcast is done sooner. For photo challenge 8 we are doing flowers.
Today I tried taking some new images. I have seen a guy on G+ doing them and I really like them. It is something that I have been thinking about doing for years, so I thought might try it out. I played with different light and then decided to edit it. It hasn’t worked exactly […]