I've written a little bit about photographing flowers, which has been done to such an extent that it's nearly impossible for me to do something unique. Here's a case in point, with some lovely lotuses, lovely, yet this could be anyone's image:


L1004665.jpg by reed_flickr (www.creativeobjective.com), on Flickr

In order to do something different, I decided to focus on the imperfect ones. To me, these say something about aging and beauty. They aren't as pretty, but hopefully say something to others as well.

Here's an example:


L1004654.jpg by reed_flickr (www.creativeobjective.com), on Flickr


I've posted a few more, and my thoughts, on my blog at:

DMC-365 - My Year with Lumix Camera Equipment: Perfection Lost

I hope you enjoy the process I'm going through to try something unique.

These were shot with a Leica M9 and 135mm f4.5 Hektor from the 1950s.

Reed
My Lumix/Leica Blog: DMC-365.blogspot.com