Tag: antique

Found still lifes No. 3

Bottles and vases are always good for a still life photos and this setup was no exception. I’m not too thrilled about the lens flare but maybe it enhances the southwest feel of the late afternoon sunlight which was streaming through the window to the right. Muted color and texture were combined to create this simple composition. Shooting through a…

Found still lifes, No.2

Continuing on with my antique store window “shopping”, I liked the science fiction look of this lamp. It was in a corner glass window so I was able to shoot through one window and catch the afternoon sunlight through the other. Color was OK but I think a texturized, toned black and white treatment worked good here.  Almost waiting for…

Found still lifes, No. 1

Regular readers will know that I like to shoot objects in the windows of antique stores. I find these “found still lifes” amusing. Most items are just sitting in the windows, it doesn’t appear that any attempt at a display is made, at least at the shops I visit. But the sometimes unusual items and the juxtaposition with each other…