"You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being it is possible to have real communication with the earth, which is the highest form of prayer." Thich Nhat Hanh

Thursday, October 8, 2015


Here are some images I made in black and white of the white orchid. Again, the orchid is by a window with morning light streaming through augmented by a reflector on the opposite side.

I could have shot these in color and then in post do a b&w conversion but by setting the camera to the B&W mode I was able to see the values of light and shadow immediately and could re position to shape the light. I was also playing with the contrast levels. 

The second image down has a very slight addition of sepia, about 10 per cent.

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