Still life attempt

Above is the original shot of my first proper “still life”. I’ve been inspired reading Leanne’s blog and I thought I’d have a go myself. I liked the result, clear and simple.

Then I thought I’d want to give it that look which I’ve started to give to my other images which is basically about darkening the surrounding area. It emphasises the subject matter. Here it is below:

I liked that too and then I thought I’d want to give it age and “je ne sais quoi”, so after a little photoshop magic, here it is:

still life

By the way Leanne, if you read this, I came across this amazing group on flickr which you might want to go and check out 😉