This week’s prompt was fun: candy.
Candy is so bright and colorful and I really wanted to play that up. I wanted to do something fun and inventive. Like a sunset/ocean scene made of candy.
So I bought 6 different types of candy and put together my masterpiece.
Only to discover that it looked a lot better in my head than it did in real life
Do you ever do that? Get a super grand idea in your head, positive of your genius, only to be disappointed with it in the end?
It just didn’t really say anything. I know–it’s just candy. But if you’re going through the trouble of taking a picture of something, it’s because it intrigues you. It tells a story, or simply captivates you in ways that you can’t really put into words.
I liked this angled shot, but it didn’t make sense on it’s own.
My eye kept getting drawn to the orange slices. I loved the simplicity of them and how the light got caught in all the sugar granules. I loved how I instantly felt like a child again when I looked at them, remembering hot California summers by the pool with my sister.
And so it was that I learned that sometimes the beauty is in the simple things, like my Dogwood candy shot.
- Week 5: Black and White Landscape
- Week 4: Portrait
- Week 3: Artistic, Red
- Week 2: Traditional Landscape
- Week 1: Self Portrait