Herman van Bon Photography

Fine Art Photography, Napier, South Africa.

This morning I shot shades of a chair from four different positions and in Photoshop I created five different blends (‘HDR-mergers’) and processed these individually with different brightness, detailing, coloring, gamma, etc. Just for the sheer fun of it. All thumbnails but is you click on it they enlarge.  

What you see here is the beginning and a small part of a new imaginary in which shades and the real objects/persons flow into a surreal landscape. This time I’ve got a clear picture in mind; no ‘play’ with objects but focussed on the end result. Still have to make some pictures with my favorite …

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Shades are a reflection in a way. Just a mini-serie of 4. See for yourself. This last chapter is dedicated to the Toemailers Angela & Quillan who show us toes from around the globe including my wife’s and mine. Here is another one of my toes, shade included!