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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Saturday, August 4, 2012
Things That Live on the Bookshelf
Posted by Frank B. Baiamonte at 4:28 PM
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Good lighting Frank. That 35mm lens sure looks good and compliments your Pentax nicely. Keep the posts coming:-)ReplyDelete
I like this idea Frank and hope to see more. Cool trinkets. :)ReplyDelete