Oxidized Iris Kinectic Brooch Iris brooch made in silver with moving petals. Based on a camera lens aperture mechanism, the design was developed with the assistance of Ian Thompson in the Innovation Centre at Coleg Llandrillo, who animated the shapes of this and several other brooches to see how the shapes would interact. Made with the support of the Arts Council of Wales. #oxidized silver, #jewelry design, #sterling silver, #jewelry making, #iris, #shutter, #camera eye
Ready to start working on your photography skills? Practicing with the manual exposure mode is the best way to get to know your camera better. The cheat sheet below covers a basic workflow when taking pictures using manual exposure. Save it, print it, put it in your camera bag, share it with your friends!
Aperture is a confusing topic for beginners in photography – it controls so many variables in your images, from exposure to depth of field, which can make it quite difficult to grasp initially. To make matters worse, the F-numbers of aperture are backwards from what you may expect! A small aperture is a large F-number, and a large aperture is a …
The texture in this image is really interesting as the icicles against the metal are really intriguing. The background being blurred creates a more up close and personal feel to the photo as it looks like you're invading its space by getting so close to the chain.