365 Project – 88 : Blue and green…vibrant and soothing (March 28, 2012)

Shutter Speed: 1/250, Aperture: F/2.5, ISO: 400

This is another capture from my outing with Nora at Webster’s Woods.  This blue tulle laid atop hedges like a soft, poofy cloud.  I played with different angles and apertures before I settled on F/2.5 to achieve that dreamy blue/green bokeh yet, still capturing the detail of the tulle. (Click here to view a second photo giving another perspective of the tulle-frosted path.) Straight out of the camera the contrast and blending of the blue and green were both vibrant and soothing.  While shooting, I composed shots filling the entire frame with tulle but, framing it with the greenery achieved the ethereal effect I was looking for.  So, what is the subject?  The blue fabric, its movement, texture and softness, and the breath evoked by the play of colors.   🙂

(The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (PAFAC) includes an Art Outside collection throughout its whimsical  Webster’s Woods Art Park.  Just another gem you should experience in Port Angeles, WA.)

See more of my 365 Project: Untouched photos from my Nikon D5000 with 50mm lens

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