Friday, February 08, 2008

Curves and Lines


Curves and Lines

Thank you everyone who kindly post comments here even though I have been erratic at best about posting on your blogs. I have set aside time later today to go visiting and say hello to everyone. It will be a joy.

12 comments:

D.C. Confidential said...

Wow! There's so much to like about this photo. The frilliness of the flowers/pods (??), the vertical lines that bends into curves in the shadow, etc. But I think my favorite detail in the photo is the texture in the fabric you used as a backdrop. It looks like linen and adds a little more mystery to the subject.

Also, the combination of pods and fabric texture lends this a sort of "before and after" quality. As if the pods are what you have before you have the linen.... Just a thought...

Anonymous said...

T h e r e i s c a t s u p s o m e w h e r e t h a t w o u l d m a k e a l o v e l y s t a i n o n y o u r l i n e n

W o n d e r f u l b a l a n c e a n d f l o w.

T h e i n c o g n i t o b a n d i t o

nelda said...

That's an amazing photo, Debi! (even if it is just an old dead plant!) I love the way you positioned the stem and I love the shadow it casts. Beautiful work.

Andi said...

Maybe I'm projecting my own feelings, but this photo seems a little melancholy to me. Beautiful, mysterious and melancholy.

Lisa Sarsfield said...

Great to see you back in true form again Debbie! Have certainly missed your photo's and posts.
I like the calender posts as you know!

dianeclancy said...

Hi Debi,

Lovely photo! Looking forward to your visit when you can!

~ Diane Clancy
www.DianeClancy.com/blog
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Bev said...

I like the way the stem casts its shadow, and the shape of the shadow, which, interestingly, looks quite different to the stem. This must be something to do with light refraction. The shadow looks a bit like chinese lanterns to me, which is appropriate because it is the Chinese New Year today.

Sweet Irene said...

There is much beauty in simplicity and much of a challenge also, because you have to make a large statement with a very small object. You have done that very well.

I think I really like your still lives. I like everything you do, but these are so tranquil and pretty (although I hate to use that word).

Rima said...

1. You certainly don't need to reciprocate with comments - I think we all have enough blog-confidence by now to know that when visitors don't leave comments, it doesn't mean that they don't love you, heehee...

2. This is such a great creation, that it takes a while to figure out that the object is not some silky, old-fashioned hand-made fabric trim... Placing it off-center like that adds to the mystery of the image where the "empty" space is really full of questions. And, yes, as Andi wrote, melancholy

3. Aha! Anonymous is a BOY!

-K- said...

You have a real gift for these kind of photos.

Bobbie said...

All I felt when I saw this picture has been said so I'll just have to repeat it: The shadow is the best part of the composition. You do have a wonderful talent for Still Lifes. Choosing black and white really sets off the overall design. Very Zen like. And baby, you have stumped your old mamma. I cannot devine what this plant might be. How large is is? It looks like a vine from the way the flowers grow. Or maybe something in the beebalm family. SAVE THE SEEDS!

and anonymous is a prankster. Catsup on your white linen? Yep, a boy. Or maybe a niece?

Neda said...

This is such a delicate picture..I like the B& W effect too.

We still love you no matter what!