I've received a fair bit of comment for a piece I posted on Facebook as my profile picture this week:
The idea for this photo took root months before when my wife and I changed the window treatments in a sitting room of our house. The figures in the picture are two wooden drapery rod holders. When I took them off the wall, they shapes struck me as interesting and potentially useful, so I stored them away in an area where I keep my art supplies.
I didn't do anything with them until I got a burst of creative energy with my iPhone, pulled them out, set them up in a spot where they caught the morning sun streaming through a window onto a section of leather couch. I photographed the shadows created and went to work with Pixlr.
In the political climate that's prevailed in recent years, it didn't take me long to come up with a title.
It's a favorite -- a simple piece that resulted from taking a fresh look at an everyday object.
You never know, right?
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