With this conceptual still life photography I took a break from my usual melancholic mood and added a new work to my surreal portfolio.

Shot with my Pentax K10D and trusty Pentax-A 1:1.7 50mm objective, using my very own painting with light technique, you can read more about the technique in this tutorial


wooden, wood, dummy, painted with light, still life, mannequin, surreal, surrealism, texture, poetry, poem, flower, white, rose, brown, dried, bee, text


  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 2 years ago


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  • Many thanks Kira, for your continuing support, even if my work appears with huge gaps of time between them.

    – Peter Zentjens

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosabout 2 years ago

    Your veins smell like the tree-life´s sap.
    No blood under the rose´s thorn.
    I step…dancing my lullaby.
    Rosa (I love dummies…and this is not exception)

  • Thanks a million for such a lovely comment

    – Peter Zentjens

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the honour!

    – Peter Zentjens

  • Michelle  Morris
    Michelle Morrisabout 2 years ago

    congrats on your feature this week :)

  • Many thanks for the honour Michelle!

    – Peter Zentjens

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work.. Congratulations on your feature !!!

    ***FEATURES*** Still Life Fine Art and Food Photography February 9th, 2012

  • markhadafairday
    markhadafairdayabout 2 years ago

    this is outstanding.

  • Thanks!

    – Peter Zentjens

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooabout 2 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Glad you like it. :)

    – Peter Zentjens

  • linaji
    linajiabout 2 years ago
  • Thanks, and consider it done!

    – Peter Zentjens

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