Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Playing with a peahen feather

The peahens we encountered at Talisker Bay were busy moulting, and I managed to find an undamaged example lying near our car.  Today I scanned it with a sheet of crumpled purple tissue paper as background, then cropped it to see what emerged.
Here are a few results:

4 comments:

  1. I was immediately drawn to the graphic top section & was not disappointed with its possibilities as shown in your crop. That was the obvious one but oh my - so much potential in those less obvious places.

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  2. what a gorgeous feather and lovely scans!

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  3. That black and white graphic section so appeals to me too, especially where there are glimpses of purple where the strands of the feather separate ... beautiful!

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