December 11, 2011

Striped Foliage

Looking through whatever is in front of your subject may create interesting effects. The following image was caught looking out of a barn.

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If you look at the large original (just click through the image and choose the action "View all sizes") you can see that the image is overlayed with a white fibre structure. That may give you a hint as to what the "filter" for shooting the foliage was...

December 05, 2011

Rust and green

As you already know I cannot resist rust. In this case the rusty wall was contrasted with some signs of life: some green leaves and a grapevine shoot. The texture of the wall was interesting as some layers seem to peel off - the ultimate state of decay. So I called this vista...

Peel the paint:
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It was captured in Venice - so salty moist from the sea might have aided in creating this aging wall. Processing was done to emphasize the texture.