Monday, April 16, 2012

STILL LIFES-MONDAY MORNING ZEN

 Looking at the hectic week I have ahead of me, I thought I'd share a little nature inspired Zen in the form of a series of beautiful still life prints from the photographer Christine Rodin. Surreal and dreamy, Rodin captures her black and white images with a Diana camera, a 1950's toy camera from China completely made of plastic. The imperfect lens produces a soft focus reminiscent of photographs found in the19th century. I love the vintage look of these silver gelatin prints-a little bit of bliss to start your week.









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23 comments:

quintessence said...

STUNNING!! These are absolutely beautiful!! Wishing you a little zen in your busy week!

momto8 said...

I love the soft calm of all the pictures. beautiful.

miss b said...

Stunning photos - all lovely especially the bird's nest.
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jeanette from everton terrace said...

Gorgeous.
Having majored in photography in college, I will always love print film the best (and black and white)!

Taylor Greenwalt said...

Wonderful images...

Jessica {The Aestate} said...

those are so beautiful and haunting - nice find!

Wendi @ Classic Chic Home said...

Beautiful photography... I love the fact that she uses a little plastic vintage camera. Thanks for sharing!

Splendid Sass said...

Barbara-
here photographs are amazing. The second one blew me away!
Thank you for sharing!
Have a great Monday.
Teresa
xoxo

Splendid Sass said...

Barbara-
here photographs are amazing. The second one blew me away!
Thank you for sharing!
Have a great Monday.
Teresa
xoxo

I Dream Of said...

Hauntingly beautiful, and a lovely, peaceful way to start a busy week. Hope you find a bit of Zen in all the busyness of the week! Thanks so much for your sweet comment today!

carolyn bradford said...

These are all incredibly beautiful and definitely soothing! Maybe I will re-read this every Monday morning! Thanks for posting!
Carolyn Bradford
Mulberry Heights Antiques

Crissy @ House of Marlowe said...

So pretty. I love the shells. Hope your week goes smoothly!

Acquired Objects said...

I love these sepias! I can't believe she's taking these pictures with such an old camera, that is so cool!

XX
Debra~

CDS said...

Those are pretty---but creepy all at the same time. xo

Stephanie @ La Dolce Vita said...

beautiful! thanks for sharing!

Party Resources said...

Love these images. Happy Monday! xx

michele said...

i'm fancying the feathers over here!

smiles to you and have a wonderful new week.

michele

Maria Matiopoulou said...

These images are so beautiful!

Have a lovely week,

greetings from London

Maria

http://www.unidentifiedlifestyle.com

Karen said...

These are truly beautiful. It's funny, but the images ARE calming. Thank you for a moment of zen. :-)
Have a great week.
Karen

Anne N. said...

Beautiful photographs.

Donna said...

Beautiful photographs! Congrats to the winner!!

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Leslie said...

Barbara,

Surreal indeed! The pears, the nest, the feathers .. I'm feeling the ZEN now :)

Hope your week isn't too crazy.

Leslie

DeniseL said...

Am I your winner?! How exciting :) Let me know what I need to do. And thank you, thank you, thank you!
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