Unique Vessel

When my friend, Debbie, texted me a photo of the old boots she had just bought, I knew I had to photograph them before they became part of one of her art pieces.  I had so much fun playing around with them for some still life and macro shots.  As I mentioned last week, one of our challenges for BeStill 52 was to use a unique vessel in a still life; I think the boots were up to the challenge!

20150504-MMA_4523_melinda_anderson 20150504-MMA_4547_melinda_anderson 20150504-MMA_4631_melinda_andersonThe first and third photos were edited using Kim Klassen’s darklight preset; the middle is almost straight out of camera.

Linking up with Texture Tuesday today.

11 responses

  1. Oh my gosh … do I adore this or what?! I love the bokeh here – the boots are so full of texture and the background so soft. Just amazing, Melinda.

    May 5, 2015 at 5:09 am

  2. Wowza! Love those captures!

    May 5, 2015 at 6:34 am

  3. Those shoes are just so cool, Melinda. Good to have friends that share.

    May 5, 2015 at 6:37 am

  4. Loving what you did with them! #1 is my favorite!

    May 5, 2015 at 7:43 am

  5. Oh wow!! I LOVE this! Fabulous Melinda!

    May 5, 2015 at 8:04 am

  6. suzettedesertskyblue

    This is fabulous! What a wonderful creative idea. I love all the images, but my favorite is the second one from the top! Beautiful work!

    May 5, 2015 at 1:43 pm

  7. dcrinehart

    These boots are indeed a treasure! So glad you got to borrow them as a prop. I can tell you had a lot of fun with it.

    May 5, 2015 at 2:37 pm

  8. Susan

    I agree!

    May 5, 2015 at 3:32 pm

  9. Fantastic. Marvelous.

    May 6, 2015 at 3:41 pm

  10. Lovely boots, beautiful pics!

    May 7, 2015 at 3:06 am

  11. Claudia Lowery

    Were these OLD boots or just some she just bought ? NICE !

    May 8, 2015 at 6:48 pm

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