Tuesday, 24 April 2012

3KCBWDAY2 - Photography Day






Uh oh…

My photography isn’t the best, I must be honest! I don’t havemuch space in my little flat, so most photography takes place on top of myantique travelling trunk. The light is probably better in my bedroom, but thenI’d have to use my bed for pictures, which involves all sorts ofunpleasantness, like ironing sheets *yikes face*

Ok, so with that disclaimer out of the way *laughs*...

I'm a big fan of texture, something that can be difficult to convey in a photo when it comes to knitted items! I love this photo I took, of some twisted ribbing in squishy yarn:


With some knit pictures, they need a little tweaking to show the texture. So, although this one had just the right light to show what I wanted, I decided to see what would happen with some tweaking anyway...


Just changing the brightness, contrast and saturation really changes the way the texture appears. I love it :)

29 comments:

  1. Once I get to playing with filters on pictures, it's hard to get me to stop sometimes hehe. They're quite addicting and can create some pretty neat looks. Thanks for sharing these! :)

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  2. Very interesting! Great photo!

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  3. I agree, that is one of the things that draws me to fiber, the amazing textures like that one. Especially cotton, the stitch definition is addictive. Love the photo!

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  4. Great photo! Laura x (cutecrochetedcreations.blogspot.com)

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  5. The textures do look great in these pictures!

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  6. You've caught the texture perfectly.

    As an aside, I know someone who irons their sheets on their bed...I'm afraid I don't see the point!

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  7. I love textures in knitting too - I think you did a good job picturing it!

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  8. Oh fun with filters! That is a great collage.

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  9. I love filters... definitely makes things pop! Your textures are gorgeous.

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  10. I love the experiments - it's almost architectural!

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  11. Filters are fab aren't they. Fab pics

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  12. Beautiful ... pinned! http://pinterest.com/kathrynvercillo/best-photos-from-knit-and-crochet-blog-week/

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  13. Oh that is really interesting - lovely photo :-)

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  14. I've never gotten the hang of editing pictures yet, although if I want to get pictures of my FOs I'd better try!

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  15. great photos - I've not really done much close up photography of my stuff, but you are right, the texture makes a really good photo.

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  16. love the alterations to your photo :)

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  17. That's a cleaver idea, I never think to mess with the photo's, I reduce the size, and crop, but not much more then that. Good idea.

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  18. Yeah My picture was a bit boring until I tweaked it with google's photo thingy.

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  19. You have shown the texture beautifully!

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  20. its amazing how photos can be changed with their settings. you can make one thing look like a completely different thing!

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  21. Great pictures. That is lots of texture!! http://junebuginthesun.blogspot.com/

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  22. I like the effects! Almost like an Andy Warhol vibe.

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  23. I enjoyed your photos! Texture is so important in a knit item and yet so hard to phototgraph. Well done!

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  24. Nice interpretation of the challenge, the stitches really do pop!

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  25. I love textures in knitting, your pictures really make them pop :D

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