Saturday, April 10, 2010

A Color Story


Week three of my photography class had me using a color (along with its compliment) to tell a story. If you have been a long-time reader or you are new to Upper Pond, you know that my children and my home are most important to me. Sit back and enjoy a tour of Upper Pond.


Diptychs

Complimentary colors and negative space
(matt made this bowl for me in 5th grade)


Playing around with squares

Changing of the seasons

Looking at things a bit differently!

30 comments:

Susan {Florali} said...

Each photo is more wonderful than the one that came before it. Is that your son with the blue eyes? What a great portrait.

Earth Mama said...

What a lovely sign of spring that first picture depicts. I especially like the changing season pic with it's angle aligned with the window frame. Enjoy your weekend.

:)Lisa

Neuroknitter said...

What a wonderful series! You, too, live in a beautiful spot! I love the use of blues and yellows!! The second dippy is my fave. The compositions of your square images are beautiful. Very nice!!

Neuroknitter said...

Beautiful series! I love your use of blues and yellows...the second dippy is my fave, I just want to sink into that chair and knit. The compostions in your square images are lovely, I found them trickier to do.

You, too, live in a beautiful spot! Well done!! :)

Camilla~ Bloom said...

Jane I love your story...what a beautiful job you did. I really like how you used negative space with the broom shot...the daff blew me away...lovely choice of blue and yellow colors.
Saving the best for last, his eyes...

kim said...

I'm so loving your latest series of photos. I so want an SLR!

lucy said...

the blue and yellow are so fresh! i really love the diptych with the chair and forsythia -- the colors really pop!

Carolyn Parker said...

Charming-- blue and yellow and the subtle orange notes are such good friends, in this presentation and I love your gentle stories. That bowl is a little treasure as is the eye.

maccandace said...

So pretty. I, too, especially like the 2nd diptych as well as the lovely bowl with blue inside...and, of course, your son's eyes.

RW said...

i love the diptych.
what program are you using to create it. is it easy... I am having some challenges with photoshop.

excited to hear about your risk tasking... intriguing.

heather said...

oh , the texture of the daffodil. and the broom shot i love so much. i have a thing for brooms.....an then the sweet blue eye that is so obviously smiling. lovely feeling you captured.

Jane said...

I love blue and all the shades it comes in and wow the blue in the childs eyes. Beautiful photos. Have a nice weekend.

Yvonne said...

Love the little look into your life! The bowl is gorgeous - beautiful blue to treasure! The broom and window shot is lovely, and of course the eye :) Precious!

Jessica said...

I really do love the color in your photos---that class looks awesome!

t does wool said...

great story Jane.nice clarity to your images...another perfect lesson!

lucky knitter said...

Fantastic photos Jane! Thanks for sharing them.

gonzomama said...

what a lovely tour. i really liked the dip with the rocking chair and forsythia, and the simplicity of the changing of the seasons.
and blues eyes with read hair, my favorite combination : )

Jane said...

Thanks everyone!

RW-I used the collage feature in Picnik. It's a free program and pretty easy to use.

Clare B said...

I really love the eye photo. Beautiful blue, friendly eyes, plus the blond of the hair.

Linda said...

I love your colours, blue and yellows are perfect together.

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Rachel said...

Wow Jane, you really nailed this assignment. I loved your yellow/blue combination and your composition was stellar! I especially loved the porch shot with the broom an shovel! Well done!

rosemary said...

lovely post! great pictures!

a friend to knit with said...

love the blues and yellows.
and the pottery that the kids make in school... THE BEST!

simplyussix said...

Beautiful! I love the chair for the interesting angle and the photo of the child's face up close. Good work!

Kim Klassen said...

these are all so lovely...
wonderful ....

i adore the last image... a most fabulous "eye capture"...

wonderful job!

happy week!♥ kim

Larissa said...

This may be my favorite of your photos assignment posts. the blue and yellow images just pop off the screen - but the photo of your guys eye is perfection!

Patricia said...

Wonderful pictures!
Matt made a beautiful bowl!!!
Love the eye shot :)

Paul Barden said...

Its hard not to respond to the human eye (or an eye of any species). Lovely stuff!

Stephanie said...

What lovely work ! I love blue and yellow and you have presented them so well. What a lovely place to live! That daffodil is quite stunning and I love your first diptych! It's nicely balanced and very interesting.

magpie said...

exquisite set a photos. they're an invitation into a special circle.