ORDINARY OBJECTS THAT LOOK LIKE PSYCHEDELIC ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES

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Marisa D. Aceves. Inter-dimensional Vodka Dream: Space Warp 1. digital photography

Random colors scatter and disperse as the suburban dining room peeks through the veil.  The translucent, viscous atmosphere bubbles then folds in on itself.  We are traveling from one dimension to the next, losing what we thought we knew yet discovering the unfamiliar is surprisingly familiar. David Byrne of “Talking Heads” fame said it best in his lyrics to Once In A Lifetime, “..Same as it ever was…”

My sister charitably saved this particular object from garbage can death as she was cleaning out her cabinets. She presented me with the object one weekend when she and my brother-in-law came to visit. “You’ll know what to do with it…” she chuckled. Shortly after they left, her prediction came true. I began to turn the object around, examining it’s unique shape. However, I didn’t take a shot of the object until three days later, when I could appreciate its photographic potential.

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Marisa D. Aceves. A-Lumina: Ribbon Composition 1. digital photography 2015.

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Light gently rides the top of the rippled, mirrored surface.  Umbers, pinks and reds pool upon waves of gold, settling wearily into small black pockets. This ribbon moves gracefully through space, bending and twisting with sound and mind.

After taking a much needed break last weekend, I decided to introduce a new Gallery to my website. On this post, I have included one of the photographs that is featured.  I first discovered the object in this photograph while I was cleaning my room in preparation for new flooring.  It’s like Christmas in June for the hungry photographer.  When it comes to photographic subjects, there are many possibilities, but only one will serve your purpose.  Once you have selected the object you want to photograph, you have to find its best angle.  In this case, it was the crinkled side of the object that held the most interest. The uneven surface reflected the light and colors around it providing an instant source of visual inspiration.