Random Objects

It doesn’t take much for me to pick up my camera and photograph ordinary objects around the house. If I see something that grabs my attention, I have to shoot it right away. It only takes seconds to take a couple of frames and it makes me happy, it’s almost like an addiction. It happened this morning when I was sweeping the petals that fell from a bouquet of wild flowers. The petals were just too beautiful to toss away so I picked up a poetry book by Rimbaud and found the poem Fleurs (French for Flowers). What a perfect backdrop for those beautiful petals… It only took a few seconds and it was worth it.

Other days it’s as simple as a new pen…

Sheet music on my piano…

It can be beautiful light on my windowsill…

Or a pair of glasses on a crossword puzzle!

11 thoughts on “Random Objects

  1. Loved this blog! It really is a matter of just looking at everyday things like they’re special and yet why do I find it so hard to do? Thank you for the inspiration!

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  2. All beautiful, but the one with the glass vessels in the light between the blinds is my favorite. Funny how even a simple pen (though kinda fancy with the floral design) becomes really artistic when you look at it from a certain perspective.

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  3. Honest to God Valerie, you are an inspiration! I’ve been learning most of photography lessons from you;) thanks. “can’t leave home without it”

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