Paint Chips

© Martha R. Mazon

Paint Chips

Uploaded: May 23, 2017 | Entered: May 23, 2017 08:25:58


Some paint chips that I picked up at the hardware for a painting project, the rest for a photo project. I used a wide aperture and a low, angled perspective, resulting in the white edges of the color cards showing out of focus. I shot this in reverse, focusing n the numbers with the lens as close as it would focus, and then flipped the image vertically in photoshop.

Elements of Design

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.50, ExposureTime: 1/4 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Heidi R. Geise level-classic May 23, 2017

I really like the pattern, colors, and PoV / choice of composition and DoF. Cool idea. #1686980

John Connolly May 23, 2017

Great effects in this fine presentation Martha! A job well done! #11597792

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 23, 2017

A-ha, brilliant & skillful shot, Martha! This photo project is a big success! #11597850

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures May 23, 2017

Very well thought out and created image Martha, l would agree with Patrick your project was a huge success!! #11597881

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic May 24, 2017

I don't even know how you did this, Martha, but it's marvelous to look at, and it's a fav! Beautiful focus and color with a sense of motion. I can even see the texture on the paint chips!!! Wow!!! #11597938

Martha R. Mazon level-classic May 24, 2017

Thanks so much everyone! I added some shooting details to the description. #11598004

Martha R. Mazon level-classic May 24, 2017

Thanks so much everyone! I added some shooting details to the description. #11598005

Heidi R. Geise level-classic June 15, 2017

Congrats on being a finalist. #11608776

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic June 16, 2017

I'm thinking "winner!" Congratulations on your Finalist, Martha, and best wishes for the GOLD round! :o) #11609545

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures June 16, 2017

Such a creative image and Finalist Martha, congratulations and best wishes for gold!! #11609755

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 16, 2017

Congrats on this original & creative finalist, Marha! #11610320

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