Backdoor Life

A pair of old muck boots-once used to brave muddy fields and waters when architectural surveying-

Factoid for the day: The following is a 17th century critique of the still life genre which may still be believed by some today:

“He who produces perfect landscapes is above another who only produces fruit, flowers or seafood. He who paints living animals is more estimable than those who only represent dead things without movement, and as man is the most perfect work of God on the earth, it is also certain that he who becomes an imitator of God in representing human figures, is much more excellent than all the others …”.

Image taken with iPhone 5s and processed with Snapseed, Perfect B & W,  and Dramatic B/W

For today: Backdoor Boots

Backdoor Boots

Backdoor Boots


And in a bit of self-promotion, the Take 12! Challenge in December will be a collaborative effort among a dozen photographers-



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