Posted by
Harry (Apex, NC, United States) on 2 December 2019 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

A camera club I belong to had a challenge to take a photo of things around the house in ways that focused on shape or pattern or color rather than as realistic depictions of what they are. This is a box of pins.

SONY SLT-A77V 1/20 second F/9.0 ISO 1600 75 mm (35mm equiv.)

Welcome to all. I began blogging Retained-Images in 2004 at It is gone now.

By Marie from Entre By Marie et Montagnes, France

Here is a picture that is not lacking in spice

2 Dec 2019 5:38am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Funny composition

2 Dec 2019 6:04am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

passe une bonne journée

2 Dec 2019 7:46am

JPA from Paris, France

belle compo!! amts

2 Dec 2019 8:46am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Great macro of the pins

2 Dec 2019 12:23pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Wow..this looks lovely...
Nice pinheads here..I could make out only fom your image :))

2 Dec 2019 2:41pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Oh...really ..? I was thinking of colored balls decorating a facade... ! Great idea and superb !

2 Dec 2019 3:02pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

would never have guessed. It looks somehow architectural :)

2 Dec 2019 3:58pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle boules de couleurs dans cet ensemble d'armature métallique excellent
Belle soirée

2 Dec 2019 5:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

You came up with a fine ultra close up with excellent detail and rich color. It's a winner.

2 Dec 2019 6:14pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Creative close-up!

2 Dec 2019 7:06pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A beautiful abstract image where I think you've captured just about every element as part of your challenge!! Great find and capture!

2 Dec 2019 11:15pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

this is an odd image, but it works well

3 Dec 2019 1:15am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Cool shot for the challenge.

3 Dec 2019 2:46am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Wow, Harry - you did a great job of this.... great idea and well executed!

4 Dec 2019 3:43am