Plumbing

Porcelain Series No. 1

Porcelain Series No. 1, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

For my first post of the new year, I’ll note that things are often not what they seem. Some images are worth a second look. And furthermore, it’s one of the jobs of photography to prod, jolt or cajole the unsuspecting viewer into taking that second look.

This might be an image of female body parts, but in fact it is the plumbing on the underside of a toilet found at Urban Ore, a place that specializes is recycling. Shot with my 85mm macro at f/64 on a bright, overcast recent day.

This entry was posted in Bemusements, Monochrome, Photography.

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  1. By Couch | Photoblog 2.0 on September 15, 2010 at 12:58 pm

    […] a similar vein, you might check out a couple of shots notionally of plumbing. Besides the image in the linked story, here’s another toilet shot, this one in high-key […]

  2. By Self-Portrait in Faucet on December 9, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    […] images: for a different take on plumbing (not ours!) see  Plumbing, and Couch (plumbing image at the bottom of the story); you also might like an image of a Swim […]

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