This entry was posted on September 1, 2012 by Lemony. It was filed under Cans, Maine and was tagged with Maine, Oil cans, Panasonic Lumix LX5.
I remember how my father’s oil cans collected dust in the cellar. Some of those in the photo look much the same as I remember them.
September 1, 2012 at 1:15 pm
This is the same collection I shared a photo of earlier, but from a slightly different angle. I like how the light catches each one in a different way.
September 1, 2012 at 1:37 pm
Love the grungy look of the oil cans.
September 1, 2012 at 2:03 pm
I like the processing here. 🙂
September 1, 2012 at 3:24 pm
Thank you, Chillbrook. The low light contributed somewhat to the graininess. 🙂
September 1, 2012 at 5:52 pm
Very nice, Melanie. 🙂
September 1, 2012 at 3:53 pm
Thanks you, Scott. 🙂
Most welcome. 🙂
September 1, 2012 at 6:59 pm
September 1, 2012 at 5:29 pm
Melanie, did you see that I’ve nominaed you for the Super Sweet Bloggers Award?? I think I gave it to Lemony Squeezes because I remember that one better!! . Please go to my blog post for Saturday, Sept. 1 to read all about it!!
September 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm
As usual, you’ve turned the most ordinary of items and turned them into artwork on film.
September 1, 2012 at 5:40 pm
Thank you, Pam. There is something fascinating to me about all of the different shapes we give to ordinary things.
September 1, 2012 at 5:53 pm
This is lovely, really. I like the tones and the light a lot.
September 1, 2012 at 5:59 pm
The tones got me with this one, too… the light was striking the cans just so. The composition is a bit off (the surface was crooked…), but we can’t have it all sometimes. 🙂 Also, there are times when I can’t get near enough to my subjects to satisfy my eye, but then afterwards I realize my own hunger for a close-up has compromised the balance of the shot. …
September 3, 2012 at 12:40 am
Me too. We are detail eyes, aren’t we? The composition looks really good to me, but then I am a closeup freak too! 🙂
September 3, 2012 at 12:42 am
Excellent. I like that I’m not the only freak. 🙂
September 3, 2012 at 12:44 am
September 3, 2012 at 12:46 am
Very nice use of light and shadow. Nice composition. Overall, very nice!
September 1, 2012 at 11:52 pm
September 3, 2012 at 12:55 am
very nice shot, I love old working gear, reminds me of my former boss who collected and used old stuff 😀
September 2, 2012 at 10:46 pm
Thanks! I can see why people would collect this old stuff: it’s so interesting to look at! The shapes, patina, variety… wonderful!
September 3, 2012 at 12:57 am
Really like these. The blue tones really give it an alternative process feel that works very effectively with the subject. It resembles Cyanotypes.
September 21, 2012 at 12:26 am
Nice historic/antique vibe to this.
October 5, 2012 at 11:34 am
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