As photographers we are constantly chasing the light. We get up before the birds, pop into the garden with our pajamas on, camera in hand. We tromp through woods long past sunset, looking for that last bit of glimmer peeking through the trees.
And then, there’s atmosphere. After the rain, here in the hills just beyond the ocean, is the stuff of dreamy images. If the sun breaks in the morning, all the better. It may not look like much to the naked eye but the camera picks it up.
And so it was on this perfect summer day in Maine. A country road, a field, daisies, and laundry swaying in the soft, sweet breeze.
After my walk, I had in mind to forage in the woods for more materials for my still life images, but the laundry hanging on the line completely caught my attention. Who could imagine?! Watching laundry sway in the wind – could be so pleasurable! I sat on the porch, waiting for a gust to pick up and play with the fabrics, taking in the sounds of the forest beyond while I waited. I finally sat still for a moment and felt that sweet summer breeze brush my skin. Not something I often do, but should.
Thanks to Kim Klassen for the Studio Online prompt ‘laundry’. Made for a glorious summer day right in my backyard.
The laundry images were processed with Kim’s lightroom presets. The country road images were processed with a pink texture, one of my own, screen mode, low opacity.
Have a wonderful summer!