I'm sure I'm not the only one who keeps little trinkets and things picked up along the way on my bookshelf. Here are a few images I shot earlier today. Maybe I'll start a theme going and continue this with future posts - I certainly have enough subject matter to last a while. When I can remember where something came from, I'll label it. Some of this stuff I've had so long I can't remember.
I think I found this first one at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard (Seattle).
The netsuke of a cat wearing a kimono came from the bookstore at the San Diego Museum of Art.
I had a close-up shot of just the lion netsuke, but it looks funny because I didn't notice a piece of lint on his head - but my macro lens didn't miss it, so this will have to do.
(All shot with a Pentax K-5 and Pentax DA35 Limited Macro lens, using Live View and a sturdy tripod. Minimal processing in Aperture.)
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- Frank B. Baiamonte
- San Diego, California, United States
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Header image: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Cibola, Arizona. End image: Downtown San Diego, California skyline from Coronado Island. Profile picture: Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho, by Heather Baiamonte.