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Iridescence

I??ve been busy today preparing for a course I??m teaching on next week so I decided to delve into my button pot again for today??s photo. I tried a few extreme close ups but plumped for this simple little shot in the end ?? I thought such a simple button deserved an uncomplicated, minimalistic composition. I like the way the combination of natural light from my music room window and the large aperture (f2.8) brings out its iridescence. Every so often I do try using smaller apertures but I??ve come to the conclusion that I??m a shallow depth of field girl at heart!

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    • # Mary

      Very cool. I love how you're able to find common household items and frame them to look so exquisite.

      2010.04.08 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Kelly Lamaster

      Absolutely lovely. The soft focus on the edges and the simplicity of it are so well balanced and punch out the color. Favorite!

      2010.04.06 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Dorothe

      I think your decision for the minimalistic composition is the right one! Great!

      2010.04.03 Edited Reply Cancel