Haven’t had the camera out for a while so when I got back this afternoon I decided rain or shine, I was going to take some photos. Well it rained so I decided to do some still life.

Shot against some black matt paper on dining table with natural light through window. ND 400 filter and highlighting via LED torch.
Cropped and converted to B&W in CS4.

Canon EOS 5D mark II
Canon EF85mm f1.2 LII USM
f 1.2
ISO 50
1.6 seconds exp
Custom white balance
Mirror lock up
Remote release

Best viewed large.



fruit, black and white, still life, crispin gardner


  • Matthew Pugh
    Matthew Pughover 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot Crispin, lovely use of shadows

  • Thank you Matthew.

    – Crispin Gardner IPA

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 4 years ago

    very nice art

  • Thanks Bobby.

    – Crispin Gardner IPA

  • anisja
    anisjaover 4 years ago

    Beautifully done.

  • Thanks again Anisja , for all your lovely comments, appreciated.

    – Crispin Gardner IPA

  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesover 4 years ago

    excellent DOF

  • Thank you Angela.

    – Crispin Gardner IPA

  • LauraMcLean
    LauraMcLeanabout 4 years ago

    Beautifully simple yet strong. Lovely b&w. Fave

  • Thank you Laura, I do enjoy this style of photography. Thank you also for the Fav :-).

    – Crispin Gardner IPA

  • mici
    miciabout 4 years ago

    Very well done!

  • Thank you mici, appreciated.

    – Crispin Gardner IPA

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