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Lamp Chain
26-JUN-2011

Lamp Chain

Surry, ME

Carl Zeiss Jena 35mm f/2.4 Flektogon M42
1/50s f/4.0 at 35.0mm iso3200 full exif

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Dek Grant29-Jun-2011 16:02
Great tonal elements to this simple but effective composition.
Mildred Alpern27-Jun-2011 13:59

From another perspective, the turned bobesche, slightly glinted and most probably brass, directing the eye upward, cups the gentle curve of a softly luminous shade. A beautiful, seemingly simple, but in fact complex image.
Mildred Alpern27-Jun-2011 01:55
Here the shaft of the standing lamp dominates the image with decisive force, softened by a chain of inimitable beauty with its rhythmic descent of the beads ending in a weighted ball and contrasting in distinct shape with the shaft, like a pendulum in still motion. Rationality, precision, and mathematical rigor define the image.
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