Still Life

vivmhalliwell
June 16, 2016

“Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” ` Claude Monet

I’ve neglected still life recently as I don’t like faffing much. I get frustrated and cross if I can’t manipulate the objects, my camera or myself ! I have become a more outdoors only person either locally or on day trips with Mark my husband.

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This week the weather has been awful, heavy rain and even thunder and lightning. The garden is wet, sodden and if plants could look miserable they would look totally fed up.

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So I rescued a few roses and set about trying to set up some still life.

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I decided to try to go for simple and to use as few props as possible. my processing was heavy as I have made a new Lightroom preset which is heavy on saturation and moodiness.

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I am happy with the finished set of images, but fingers crossed that the weather improves soon…..

 

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“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” ~ Alphonse Karr