Couch, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

This photo shows a detail view of the leather couch in our living room. The kids love to jump on it, and it has definitely seen better days. We’ve made a vow: we are not replacing another couch until the kids are old enough so they won’t destroy it.

I digress. One of the things I like best about photography is the opportunity to take simple, everyday things and make them look like something completely different. What do you see in this couch photo? A dirty mind is a great consolation. Or is it just me?

Along 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 monochrome.

Porcelain Series No. 3

This entry was posted in Bemusements, Monochrome, Photography.

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  1. By Self-Portrait in Faucet on December 9, 2011 at 4:44 pm

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    […] point, the landscape can become abstract and context-less: it could be big, it could be small (the couch shown in this story could be an immense landscape after all, among other things), and who really knows for […]

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