Thursday, 11 September 2008

All made by human hand- # 08/215

Hand-painted ancient Chinese vases; the folds of a dress painted by a 17th Century master painter; a hand-crafted gilded frame; a hand-made lamp shade all set against wood paneling hand-cut by the finest carpenters.

Hand-held Olympus E3 using hand-chosen Aperture F8.0 to control depth of field. Man-made shutter firing at 1/13th sec. The camera's humanly devised electronic brain, made on machines conceived and constructed by man chose ISO 3,200 after looking through a man-made Olympus 14-35mm SWD F2.0 lens, designed and made by human optical engineers. The light source came from electricity generated and transmitted by man's industrial endeavour.

This man thinks it's all a miracle.



6 comments:

  1. Beautiful items, beautiful photo!

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  2. Loving you at the moment.
    Loved yesterday's photo and love this one.
    Love all around!

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  3. So you got the compliment from Richard! I don't have to make any!

    Wonderful atmosphere around this photo!

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  4. Stunning still life today. It's like an Old Master for certain. The angle is perfect, not expected. Now for the second miracle, hand held. That beats all I've ever seen. I was also relieved that th light source wasn't the large handheld torch! Now I think this one is my very favorite, but there's always tomorrow.....

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  5. I have emailed your gmail address re coffee.

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