The venetian blinds in my office don't do a particulary good job of filtering out the afternoon sun (even wheh they're tilted the right way), but I like the effect make. Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

The venetian blinds in my office don’t do a particulary good job of filtering out the afternoon sun (even wheh they’re tilted the right way), but I like the effect make. Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

You would think that being involved in organising an outdoor sculpture exhibition, I’d spend a lot of time, er, outside! But lately I’ve hardly left my office, let alone ventured out into actual fresh air. So I’ve resorted to playing with my immediate environment in search of photographic inspiration.

The venetian blinds in my office don't do a particulary good job of filtering out the afternoon sun (even wheh they're tilted the right way), but I like the effect make. Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

The venetian blinds in my office don’t do a particulary good job of filtering out the afternoon sun (even wheh they’re tilted the right way), but I like the effect make. Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

Black and white photography tells stories of contrast and texture. I was surprised at how much of both I managed to squeeze out of a couple of shots.

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Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

The light effects are post-production. I did intend to take the same shot again and again during a day, but I sat down at my desk to just check emails … and, oops, the day was gone. So Instead I’ve worked with the same couple of shots.

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Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

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Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

Photo: Su Leslie, 2014. Shot with iPhone4, edited with Pixlr Express.

This post was written for Sally’s Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Photo Challenge at Lens and Pens by Sally.

Playing with the in-between bits

4 thoughts on “Playing with the in-between bits

  1. Pingback: Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Photo Challenge: Black and White (Architecture) | Lens and Pens by Sally

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