Photography of Roy Thoman

Cassy’s Beautiful Flower

I love the way light affects things, and how we see them. That’s probably why I am drawn to photography. I find it interesting that an object can be so unremarkable, until just the right amount and type of light, coming from just the right angle, will make the unremarkable so remarkable. Our friend Cassy brought us this beautiful flower from one of her trees. We put it in a small wine glass and set it on the counter that night. It was a beautiful flower in any light, but the next morning the light coming through the window just made it come alive! Also the shadows and reflections caught my eye and I had to capture that moment in time. So I grabbed my camera and photographed Cassy’s beautiful flower.

Cassy's flower

Capturing that special moment in time is so important. Hours later the beautiful light was gone and Cassy’s beautiful flower had wilted. But Cassy’s beautiful flower will live forever in our memories and in this little magic box.

Cassy's flower_28

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5 responses

  1. LB

    It’s all about the light and shadows. Nicely done!

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    January 21, 2013 at 11:39 am

  2. Reblogged this on Acuarela de palabras and commented:
    El autor nos cuenta cómo, en fotografía, se trata de capturar los momentos de luz y sombra. Cualquier pequeña flor tiene sus grandes momentos.

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    March 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    • Muchas gracias por leer mi blog! Me sentí halagado de que te gusto mi post lo suficiente como para reblog en su blog.

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      March 4, 2013 at 8:11 pm

  3. I agree it’s astonishing.

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    March 26, 2013 at 8:03 am

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