The Blue Chair by Lois  Bryan

Featured in Art Universe June 22, 2011.
Featured in The World As We See It, or as we missed it May 9, 2010.
Featured in Tables and Chairs February 3, 2010.
Featured in Welcome Pennsylvania January 24, 2010.
Featured in The Woman Photographer January 21, 2010.
Featured in Light of Love January 21, 2010.

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Found this ancient chair at Old Bedford Village in Bedford, Pennsylvania in October of 2009. I liked its well-used appearance and the way the light hit the burlap in the background.

Image taken with the Nikon D300 and the 18-200mm vr Nikon lens. Shutter speed 0.4, aperture f/13.0, exp. 0.00, iso 400. Post processing included addition of a light texture in Photoshop.

My thanks to Telzy on Flickr for the texture!!

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  • elisab
    elisabover 5 years ago

    This is really nice how this came out!!

  • Hiii Elisa!!!! Thank you, sweetie … this was in the pottery-maker’s shop!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaover 5 years ago

    ooo so dreary.. I dont want sit there lol Really great work, Lois!

  • Thanks, Maureen … ahh … I’m kinda right there with ya … with that missing spindle it might be more fun than we’d bargained for!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 5 years ago

    Sometimes life makes me wonder whether it’s really a case of the old chair found you, or us, or whoever…But this chair found you Lois. You knew how to shoot it ! This is wonderful in character and story! Brilliant as ever!

  • Oh, Rosie … thank you!!! Goodness … I have goosebumps from your lovely, kind thought!!! I do know what you mean, though … I’m notorious (among my children) for giving life to inanimate objects. You know … YOU know … this little chair called to me. And this image?? It’s been calling to me, too, ever since I snapped it. Thank you!!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 5 years ago

    Lovely lighting.

  • Hi Kay!!!! Thank you!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 5 years ago

    wonderful work – love the colours and lighting

  • Hi Maggie!!!!! I’m so glad you do … I’ve been trying so hard to create lighter images … but i kinda fell off the wagon tonight!!! laughing at self

    – Lois Bryan

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...over 5 years ago

    great shot Lois. I love the way the light hits the burlap in the background

  • Hello, hello dear Dave!!!!! YES … the light on that burlap was amazing … so glad you see it too!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Nadya Johnson
    Nadya Johnsonover 5 years ago

    I LOVE the mood of this!! The rich colors and the textures, too. OUTSTANDING, Lois!

  • Nadya, thank you so much!!! I always get a bit nervous when I wobble away from the tried and true … but … I’ll do tried and true tomorrow …

    – Lois Bryan

  • SelinaEM
    SelinaEMover 5 years ago

    Stunning lighting

  • Hello, dear Angel!!!!! Thank you!!!!! The lighting in this one really caught my imagination, too!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicover 5 years ago

    this is fab Lois,,,,wonderful tones here,, well spotted!!♥

  • Hi Linda … thank you!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Mark Richards
    Mark Richardsover 5 years ago

    an excellent artistic image, well done Lois! Love the tone and mood.

  • Hey Mark … thank you!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

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