Be sure to visit Finn’s version of this post as well!
Update: Next week’s theme is “Open“. Enjoy!
Diptych, Finn, photography
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#1 by Finn on March 10, 2010 - 8:32 am
Oh sure, make mine teeny tiny. I guess that’s what I get for going portrait when you went landscape. 😉
.-= Finn´s last blog ..Diptych Ten: Shine =-.
#2 by Ren on March 10, 2010 - 10:03 am
Finn – Exactly! 🙂 Using the full width was just too big, so I just made it the same height as mine. But as you observed, that’s too small in comparison. I realized that the better choice was to make it the same size as mine rotated (which is probably what most people would do straight-away). So, I’ve updated it to that.
#3 by hello haha narf on March 10, 2010 - 9:35 am
love seeing what yinz come up with each week!
.-= hello haha narf´s last blog ..Some Call Them Weeds =-.
#4 by Ren on March 10, 2010 - 10:04 am
hello haha narf – Thanks!
#5 by Sybil Law on March 10, 2010 - 11:52 am
They’re both kinda waxy shine! Love them. 🙂
#6 by Ren on March 10, 2010 - 1:54 pm
Sybil Law – Ah! So if we end up with “waxy” as a theme at some point, we can just reuse these. 🙂
#7 by Maureen on March 10, 2010 - 12:32 pm
They both feel so warm to me – nice!
.-= Maureen´s last blog ..Shine =-.
#8 by Ren on March 10, 2010 - 1:54 pm
Maureen – And “warm” another reuse opportunity! Efficiency is nigh!
#9 by Miss Grace on March 10, 2010 - 5:51 pm
Your shiny pictures are WAY MUCH shinier than mine. I like. Both.
#10 by Ren on March 10, 2010 - 9:45 pm
Miss Grace – Thanks. When I saw yours I thought rustic more than shine, but then I noticed the sunlight and wondered if the eye-view was shinier than the photo. I almost didn’t even take the floor shot because I’ve tried it in the past and been unhappy. I’m glad I worked on it though (ended up with f/13 and a 4 second exposure).
#11 by Miss Grace on March 10, 2010 - 9:48 pm
It WAS shiny in the sun. Glinty really. But then it didn’t come out quite right and then it was Tuesday and I had to send Kellee SOMETHING. Oh well.
#12 by Ren on March 10, 2010 - 9:51 pm
Miss Grace – Yeah, the time pressure is a bitch sometimes. I try to make sure to get my photo done by Monday, if not on the weekend. Of course, this is actually because I don’t get home until pretty late on Tuesdays.
#13 by clint on March 10, 2010 - 7:38 pm
Both are good shots. Shiny is can be hard to do on purpose and candles are always difficult to shoot.
#14 by Ren on March 10, 2010 - 9:49 pm
clint – Yeah, I’ve gotten some decent candle shots in the past, but usually more from luck than anything else. I remember one wedding I attended that had candles along the aisle. I must have taken a dozen shots of the nearby candle and ended up with maybe one I liked.
#15 by Coal Miner's Granddaughter on March 12, 2010 - 8:14 am
Dang. I wish my wood floors looked that shiny.
#16 by Ren on March 12, 2010 - 10:04 am
Coal Miner’s Granddaughter – I love our floors, though they’ve been taking a beating from our dog lately; she’s in desperate need of a nail trim. Maybe she’ll get that while she’s at the training center next week.
#17 by Karl on March 14, 2010 - 10:43 am
Great shots. I’d participate but I’m hardly a photographer. I just goof around with the AUTO setting on my camera and hope for the best.
.-= Karl´s last blog ..It’s One Hour in the Future =-.
#18 by Ren on March 14, 2010 - 7:44 pm
Karl – Thanks. The settings on the camera are much less important than the eye behind it. To this day, some of my favorite shots are from before I really had any idea what I was doing. (Notably, this shot of the floor required more familiarity with the camera settings than almost any other shot I’ve taken.)
#19 by Kellee on April 10, 2010 - 7:23 pm
I really like your shiny-floor image. Was a creative take on the theme. I’m going to have to step up my game, you guys are making me look bad. I was commenting on someone else’s blog today… must stop only taking picture within 20 feet of my front door! 🙂 Being a home-body and a photographer do not always go hand in hand. Especially since I work from home – I never get out of here.!
#20 by Ren on April 11, 2010 - 2:36 pm
Kellee – I find it somewhat amusing that three of the four weeks where you just commented have pictures that I took at home. 🙂
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