When Art and Nature collide
Thursday, 23 Jun 11 18°C / 65°F
I’ve always loved art in my garden and have found over the years that well placed garden decor make for some incredible photography “props” as well.
I just got a new camera lens today (Sigma 55mm f/1.4) for my Canon 7D , and have been taking a few pix in the garden to experiment with the incredible background blur this lens produces (called bokeh) The glass windchime shows the most extreme end (at 1.4) and the bird shots are at 4.5 with less blur but good depth of field.
Along with the garden art we had the house painted orange this month…YES…ORANGE. The color is called “Cayenne” (Sherwin Williams) and is the perfect backdrop for my vivid garden and art. It’s the most luscious rich persimmon shade that makes the greens just jump out. You can see the peak of the roof behind the vintage mosaic lamp in the garden. I’ll show you more of the house and how it sets off the garden soon