This is the first of a series of related close up views. Many of these pictures were photographed wide open with an F1.8 Olympus 45mm (which translates out to a 90mm on a 35mm camera).
If it’s possible to fall in love with a focal length, I’ve probably come close with that one.
For these pictures, I wanted a creamy look because these colors seem to crave it. I wanted some form, but without the distraction of sharpness. Portraits are shot wide open in order to convey a bit of lyricism so maybe the junkers deserve it just as much.