Black and White photography, table top , studio lightingIlford photo paper. Ilford film…Processed myself.Balls bouncing out of a cup onto checked floorThis was fun to do ..the light comes from a different direction so you don’t get a shadow.

This was tabletop photography, studio lighting…it was basicly set up the same way my sax was…But I had to create an illustion…the checked floor and the white are all one piece….so the marbles on the white are on the white paper that makes them look like there airborn. The strobe light came through plexiglass from the opposite side of the camera at F8 at a 60th….I always use a tripod…The larger balls are lightbulbs…the other marbles , little rubber balls and gum…Not having shadows creates the illution. the cup had a pencil stuck in it and into the paper where you couldn’t see it about the paper. With out shadows it creates an illusion..there is no photo inhancement or any use of photo shop..just black and white film.

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I am a self taught portrait artist and photographer from Canada. I joined RB 2009. Most of my work is done in watercolor pencil, graphite, and pastel.

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  • whitehawk60
    whitehawk60over 5 years ago
    very nice :-)
  • Thankyou Whitehawk :)

    – Margaret Harris

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 5 years ago

    great design

  • Thankyou Linda :)

    – Margaret Harris

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosover 5 years ago

    A risky trying..
    and a good result.
    Fascination is the right word.
    Mind clean… the abscence of shadows…gives it an even more dreaming mood.

  • Rosa….I’ll tell you a secretIt’s not so risky to tryYou could pull it out of a hatIf you make the whole thing flat

    – Margaret Harris

  • Jessica Hardin
    Jessica Hardinover 5 years ago

    This is so cool, I LOVE this!

  • Thankyou Jessica

    – Margaret Harris

  • artist4peace
    artist4peaceover 5 years ago

    THIS is tremendous!

  • Thankyou

    – Margaret Harris

  • Colleen Milburn
    Colleen Milburnover 5 years ago

    Wow. This is sensational! Thanks so much for describing how you did this – amazing and so imaginative! Easy fave.

  • Thankkyou Colleen…I had fun doing it

    – Margaret Harris

  • bigg
    biggover 5 years ago

    That is fun to look at.

  • Thankyou Bigg :)

    – Margaret Harris

  • Pamela Hubbard
    Pamela Hubbardover 5 years ago

    This is extraordinary! I was thinking it would be great to have another camera on the other side shooting this shot to show the real side of this illusion! I love it! Your hard work has really paid off!

  • Thankyou ..I had fun doing this one :)

    – Margaret Harris

  • midzing
    midzingover 5 years ago

    love this,,,, well done

  • Thankyou :)

    – Margaret Harris

  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoalmost 5 years ago

    This is fantastic Margaret….WOW!!!!! I am impressed!!

  • Thankyou Elizabeth this was also a fun piece but a lot of work getting there.:)

    – Margaret Harris

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