What is the Point ?
Getting Ahead of the Competition
This entry was posted on November 14, 2013 by elmediat. It was filed under Digital Photography, Photography and was tagged with art, Surreal Thursday.
That pencil shot is perfect. I have a thing for pencils. I love how they look, feel and smell. It always amazes me how different every stroke is with a pencil. Whenever I start a new project I ritualistically sharpen all my pencils for a fresh start.
November 14, 2013 at 12:48 pm
Many thanks. I wanted to go for simplicity. Interestingly, I found my attempts at a B&W version were unacceptable. Just did not work.
November 14, 2013 at 11:20 pm
What is the point of the second image?
I really do like the pencil. There is just something about a #5 pencil that mechanical pencils lack. My grandson actually does use a real pencil sometimes. I think he uses a mechanical pencil at school. I could never really use one because I broke the lead all the time. 🙂
November 16, 2013 at 3:00 pm
The point of the second image is that a screwdriver point is required. 😀
I always found mechanical pencils making a very useful technology more complicated. If God wanted us to use metal pencils then why are there trees ? 😉
November 16, 2013 at 5:00 pm
I agree with the others: the pencil is a fine image. And the second one I like because I like the composition and I didn’t know what it was until I read your comment above.
November 24, 2013 at 4:43 pm
Actually that image is of a hinge piece on a cabinet door. I was being a little nuts & bolts for ideas. 😀
November 26, 2013 at 5:52 pm
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