Cup and Saucer – Still Life


Still life image of a Cup and Saucer, complimented with flowers and heart candle.

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lens: EF-S60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
F/Number: f/16
ISO: 100

Focal Distance: 60mm
Shutter Speed:
2.5 sec
Software:
Lightroom Classic

Charity shops are the ideal place to find bits and pieces for Still Life Photography.. this cup and saucer was £2. In fact it was cheaper than the heart shaped candles. 😀 😀 Add a few flowers and you have a great subject for photography.

Lightroom Processing

  • Profile Used – Adobe Portrait.
  • Basic Panel:
    • Temp – 5150
    • Exposure – +11
    • Contrast – +81
    • Highlights – -47
    • Shadows – +37
    • Whites – +10
    • Blacks – +13
    • Clarity: -60
    • Vibrance: -23
    • Saturation: +2
  • Gradient Filters x 3 set at -1.29 and different widths, just to darken the edges.

For this image that is all the processing I carried out. I just love how the candle light shone on the bone china cup.

Posted as Part of Cee’s Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.


On another topic completely different.. I have another train image for you showing the lights of London. However, due to a moving train and a mobile phone being used, there was a lot of noise. So I put the image through Topaz Impression 2 and gave it a paint effect.

Photographed from a train heading over the River Thames

Have a great weekend everyone…. and stay safe! Until next time…

About the Author

Bren is a female amateur photographer, fibromyalgia sufferer and blogger who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.

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