Friday, February 26, 2010

Plastic Jesus

If you enlarged this photo from last week, you might have noticed that the night light behind my left shoulder is an Immaculate Heart Jesus. I love this light, and have had it burning in my studio for well over ten years. I didn't think about its presence when I framed this photo, which is a typical oversight on my part; yet, once I had the image on my computer, I found it a happy accident. They happen. And, as often follows after such a serendipitous event, I thought to work the light into some more work.

Initially, I thought it might be interesting to see how slow of an exposure I would need to use the night light as the sole source for illumination in a shot similar to that above. And in the tests, I found what I consider more interesting photos, so I put aside the original idea for the time being, and had some fun.


Memphis MOJO said...

Interesting effect. I admire how much you're getting into this.

Crash said...

The lighting is so good, considering you are hand-holding a goose-necked lamp.

bastinptc said...

Thanks guys.