Saturday, January 26, 2013
Two Spoons Walked Into A Bar
Well, not really...but they sat on my table and I took lots of photos of them! I'm participating in Kim Klassen's Beyond Beyond class this year. Our assignment this week was to pick an item (or two) and spend a good amount of time taking photos of it without moving the items themselves. The idea was to get different perspectives only by moving your body/camera around the item(s). I chose these two old spoons and laid them out on top of a large piece of Bristol paper in my kitchen. I wanted natural light, as much as possible, and I thought it was fitting that the muted colors are very much like the winter landscape outside right now. This was a fun lesson...it forced me to really study my spoons and think about negative/positive space, shadows, etc., when taking each shot.
P.S. Kim Klassen's online classes are wonderful and I highly recommend any or all of them. It's because of Kim that I learned Photoshop Elements and have improved my photo editing skills. Please click on her name in the paragraph above to see her blog and/or learn more about her! The Beyond Beyond class has already started for this year, but she offers other classes also.