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The home studio: Inspirational objects in your own home

Jan Stimel (photocyan) on January 29, 2014


Keywords: guides, tips_and_tricks, close_up, still_life, studio, inspiration

There are some things in our world, unseen, small, unnoticed and unique, all waiting to be explored, captured and shared. I would like to invite you to a journey to discover such things, surprisingly - in your own home.

If you think about it, most of your everyday household objects were bought because you or someone else liked them and found them appealing, you may have also received them on a festive occasion as a gift from friends or family. So in general there is a substantial possibility you will find plenty of common items in your kitchen or some personal objects in your living room that may be seen remarkable and therefore worthy of exploration with your camera. As an example, let us explore the hidden treasures of an ordinary looking one-room flat in the heart of Eastern Europe. Welcome to my home, you don't have to take your shoes off.  :)

 

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As you may have noticed on the avocados texture, I used reflected flash light from the ceiling and diffused window light from the left
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