Friday, June 5, 2009

I'm a little teapot...

...OK, I won't sing! Wouldn't want to hurt any of your ears! ;)

Yesterday, I mentioned that I found inspiration in a teapot. So, I figured I'd share the results of that inspiration with you because a) I just feel like it and b) who doesn't love pictures?!

One of the photographs I had to take for my photo project for school had to use framing as a photographic technique. Basically, anything can be a frame, a window, a doorway, an arch etc. I think this is a great technique, but I was having trouble taking the photo. I think I was looking too hard and trying to see frames where they weren't. Then, when I wasn't looking, I finally saw one!

This is the photo I used for that part of my project:

I've always loved this plant because it's potted in such a cool old teapot, but the handle of the teapot also frames the plant perfectly!

For my photo projects, I can't do any editing, so that is SOOC. But I love editing, so I couldn't resist doing one for all my bloggy friends!

What do you think?

Also, I didn't walk yesterday or today so I haven't taken any photos of "Wonderland" yet, but as soon as I do, I'll be sure to post them for you!

Have a fantastic weekend everyone! :)


Sonya said...

I think you did a nice job. The edit looks great!

Angie said...

I love that second picture. Did you use photoshop? I just got a new canon rebel and want to start learning photoshop. Spot color is one of my fav techniques.

*sara* said...

No, I don't have Photoshop. I would LOVE it, but it's too expensive for me to justify right now. I use Paint Shop Pro 9 and it works well for me for now.

Leslie said...

I am a teapot freak -I love 'em. I am totally going to do the same thing now with some kind of succulant like you did - so so cute! And of course GREAT pic!!

GodseySix said...

OMGoodness! I was working on a post with the EXACT SAME title. :gasp: scary...

But of course mine has nothing to do with photography, so I may still go ahead with it. You know for the grandparents and all. :)

Anyhow, I am LOVING the second picture (well, the first is nice too, but I really love he edits). Too bad you can't use it for class. It really adds to the teapot's already vintage look. Great job! Is that Paint Shop Po 9 free? Someone once told me about a free photo editing software, but I am too computer illiterate to check into it. But after seeing al of your great edits, I'm starting to think I wouldn't mind venturing out of my comfort zone a little.

Great shot again!