Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Fine Art Tuesday


Cabbage leaf (and snail)

Edward Weston born in Chicago in 1886. Died 1958.

Famous for capturing textures of everyday items with his impeccably focused, high resolution black-and-white images.

Weathered wood (cypress?)

Another cabbage leaf




  1. Psalms 111: 1Hallelujah! I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart in the council of the upright and in the assembly. 2Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them. 3Splendid and majestic is His work; His righteousness endures forever.…

  2. ERJ - Nice to see we are turning over a new leaf for Fine Art Tuesday (Thank you, thank you...be sure to tip your wait staff well...).

    One of the thing that struck me last year in my hike in the Sierras was the plethora of different textures. In a modern age of plastic and metal, we take such things for granted.

    1. I think black-and-white makes the textures pop-out.

      Getting focus in a large depth-of-field generally drives a small aperture and long exposure times. Easier to accomplish on subjects that do not move.

  3. Thanks for continuing the tradition!


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