Doubles with Flowers: Don't Waste the Negative Space!

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You know how sometimes, you look at those photos that only take up part of the frame and wish you could do something with the wasted bits? Mother nature can help you with that!

My Fisheye camera is probably the one that has seen the most daylight, out of all my analog companions. Despite loving the photos, seeing black corners over and over again made me start thinking of ways to spice things up and use that “frame” around my picture. Then it occurred to me: flowers! A whole plethora of colours and subtle curves surrounding a main subject!

Credits: roxanneross

I chose to shoot relatively simple things in the fisheye part to just let the flowery blooms fill in the details. So I took the opportunity to register some characteristic places of sweet Lisbon as it is now, as well as simple, mundane things.

Credits: roxanneross

What are you waiting for? Go try it as well! :)

For more photos check the full album in my lomohome.

written by roxanneross on 2013-03-21 in #gear #tipster #art #doubles-with-flowers-flores-fisheye-experiment #tipster

12 Comments

  1. micky_s
    micky_s ·

    nice! :)

  2. sarah-addison-dobard
    sarah-addison-dobard ·

    Brilliant!

  3. roxanneross
    roxanneross ·

    thank you @micky_s and @sarah-addison-dobard :)

  4. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Love your pictures! I tried to cover up the "black frame" of the fisheye too! www.lomography.com/homes/saidseni/albums/1196177-lighthouse….

  5. roxanneross
  6. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Lovely collection of photos!

  7. roxanneross
    roxanneross ·

    thank you @mafiosa :))

  8. ophelia
    ophelia ·

    @roxanneross thanks so much for this article!! :)

  9. ihave2pillows
    ihave2pillows ·

    Haha. What a coincidence! I just shot a roll of flower doubles with my favourite singer in concert :-P www.lomography.com/homes/ihave2pillows/albums/1936814-conce…

  10. zdg
    zdg ·

    how do you expose the black corners?

  11. acrosstheuniverse
    acrosstheuniverse ·

    how do you expose the black frame?

  12. eugeniasib
    eugeniasib ·

    Awesome idea! But tell me please with which camera do you shoot first? I can't understand =\

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