Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Photographing Pins

This weeks photo exercise was a bunch of sewing pins and a magnetic pin holder.

I photographed them at different angles and with varied lighting. Adding a "Poster Edges" filter in Photoshop gave these designs more of a graphic quality. I think the filter takes it one step away from reality so the pattern is noticed more and the subject less.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Finding Patterns in Ordinary Objects

Picked up this book on impulse from the library a couple days ago. 

Just flipping through a few page inspired me to find my own patterns and look at ordinary objects in a new way. whole organization dedicated to pattern research. Plus it is a way for me to improve my photography skills. Here is the first in my series of pattern photographs. Can you tell what it is?