Pausing briefly between trips down memory lane... and sneezes!

by Helen Hooker December. 30, 2011 3682 views

I??ve been busy today making a start on tidying our spare room ready for when our friend Yulia comes to stay in a couple of days. As I did so I found lots of boxes of old photos which, of course, had to be looked at, and I found many happy memories of my film photography days. The downside of all this tidying was the amount of dust it kicked up so I??ve also spent a large part of the day sneezing violently! By 5 o??clock this evening I??d had enough sneezing and realised I still hadn??t take my daily photo. I thought I should give my hired macro lens another workout while I??ve still got it so I decided to shoot one of the tiny pegs (about two centimetres long) which we use to hang our Christmas cards. I lit it using a small LED torch but got the white balance slightly wrong. I intended to change it to the correct setting in Lightroom but after doing so I decided that I actually preferred it with that slightly surreal blue glow!

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Felecia Eby 9 years, 8 months ago

Amazing Helen! Just amazing.

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Sandra Vermeulen 9 years, 8 months ago

It looks like (the color) those living statues you see everywhere in cities.

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Brenda Nelson 9 years, 8 months ago

I repeat myself, can take the mundane and make it marvelous, Helen! I love your trips anywhere you go, because your camera is always along for the journey, even down Memory Lane! (Take care of your condition!)

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Lukesmom 9 years, 9 months ago

I've said it before, and I'll say it again; you can take the most ordinary things and make extraordinary photos out of them! Nice work. Hope your sneezing has quieted down and you enjoy your time with your friend!

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Thomas Thompson 9 years, 9 months ago

Wo9w I love that capture

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Jennifer Litwinowicz 9 years, 9 months ago

i love the blue hue in this!! it makes it looks like steel:)

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Dorothe 9 years, 9 months ago

Cool look, perhaps a new idea for peg designer :-)).

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Josy 9 years, 9 months ago

Tiny and so attractive
Bravo Helen for this blue capture

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Gonia 9 years, 9 months ago

very nice picture.nice effect.

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Miclaud 9 years, 9 months ago

Nice and very creative work!

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Giancarlo Fosci 9 years, 9 months ago

Very nice!

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