11 thoughts on “Needle Tea

    1. You’ve been to this universe indeed. 🙂 What I did here, (and on others recently) was shoot with my 75 f 1.8 at very close range with the widest aperture. Later, I’m giving the images a duotone treatment and, in this instance, I dialed back some detail into the soft focus (ie. the needles which were only inches away from the main branch in the foreground). I was hoping to get results: something smoky…soft…resembling an ink and charcoal sketch.

      Thanks for commenting, Lynn. Your interest, especially on these pieces I’ve been working on, is much appreciated.

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      1. My pleasure. So, that 75 f1.8! That’s the one I might be most tempted to buy! Expensive though. 🙂 Maybe one a good price will come up on ebay, always possible. Close range at the widest aperture is something I like to do (which you could guess, looking at my photos). Then there are so many directions you can go in processing. Enhancing the softness here made sense. Have a good week John!

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