Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Everyday Abstract

It's still too cold and windy to go traipsing about outdoors for photos; aside from personal discomfort, that kind of cold also drains power out of batteries far faster than plain old use does. So I looked around for things around me that grabbed my attention. I've done abstract studies of everyday objects before; this just happens to be a new set of subjects. And of course I've always considered black and white to be the ideal format for abstraction.

Cut crystal vase

Table lamp

Chandelier

© 2010 by A. Roy Hilbinger

6 comments:

  1. beautiful! and i agree about the black and white!

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  2. wow.. those would make great greeting cards.. luv 'em!

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  3. Geez, Roy, these are like 30s movie stills. Do more of this?

    Are you anywhere near Gettysburg? You could do some amazing work there, especially in the off season.

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  4. Thanks, folks!

    K, I'm just over South Mountain from Gettysburg, about 25 miles away. Unfortunately I don't drive, so it's not likely I'll get over there often (and no, there's absolutely no public transportation system here).

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  5. Ooh love the table lamp. I really should do some b&w. You don't drive? Gawd I'd be stranded without a license.

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  6. Excellent images, Roy. You have a great eye, my friend. The chandelier is my favorite.

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