Saved for a rainy day

by Helen Hooker August. 25, 2012 5379 views

Many weeks ago I found this feather somewhere (although I now can??t remember where!) and put it away safely, ready to be a photo subject on a rainy day. Today was just such a day ?? I spent it catching up on odd jobs around the house and by the time I thought about my daily photo it was raining outside. I had a bit of a battle as I shot this as the sun kept peeping out from behind the clouds, ruining my careful exposures. Ultimately I ended up with a piece of music propped up on the windowsill to block out the harsh sunlight and used a couple of reflectors to make the shadows beneath the feather less obvious. It must have looked an awfully Heath Robinson set up to anyone walking by but I got the result I was after eventually!

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Gonia 5 years, 1 month ago

this is very nice!

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Sandra Vermeulen 5 years, 1 month ago

Just a stunning capture Helen!

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Brenda Nelson 5 years, 1 month ago

Just once I would like to get an image like this!

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Glo 5 years, 1 month ago

I must be in a B&W mood, because everything I see, I want to convert to B&W...and I see this feather in monotone as well...:)) I love how airy this photo feels with the all white background!

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Eiram Marie 5 years, 1 month ago

excellent!

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Larry Sample 5 years, 1 month ago

That one little feather looks like the miracle it is. Great job!

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Milton Jacob 5 years, 1 month ago

wonderfully done

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Josy 5 years, 1 month ago

And it is a very beautiful result !

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Maz 5 years, 1 month ago

Beautiful shot!

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Vivienne 5 years, 1 month ago

Looking good

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Astrid 5 years, 1 month ago

Perfect

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Olivia 5 years, 1 month ago

Excellent!

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