Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #54: Detail

I am forever saying to myself that I need to concentrate on the details more….Granted I do take some details, but often there are times when I realise I missed something that I had intended to take an image of.

Yesterday a friend and I went to Standen, a National Trust property Near East Grinstead. Standen was a family home, one of the finest examples of Arts and Crafts workmanship. The owners decorated the interior with Morris & Co wallpapers, fabrics and furniture. I find it a captivating place.

I didn’t know what this challenge would be today, but as it happened, I was concentrating on some of the details at the house.

So here goes for a taster:

A beautiful old bureau

Drawings on the bureau:

Wallpaper detail:

Fabric created by one of women in the family:

Detail of embroidery on a bedcover in one of the bedrooms

Linked to Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge at Patti’s here

Advertisements

33 comments

  1. Heavenly details, Sue. Beautifully captured. I love those shots of the pillow and wallpaper.

  2. Gorgeous details, Sue. I especially love the cushion and the fabric pattern.

  3. A very good setting in which to focus on detail.

  4. Nice details, Sue. I like the bureau the best. I can imagine sitting and writing there.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  5. Really beautiful, Sue! Do you like the Morris style? It’s very ornate but I’ve always found it quite compelling. 🙂 🙂

  6. Such detail Sue 🙂 Fabulous

  7. My favorite is the pillow in the first shot. Lots of lovely details here.

    janet

  8. Amy

    Details are very beautifully presented here, Sue. 🙂

  9. These are wonderful Sue, I enjoyed them much more and felt I’d experienced more than if you’d shot entire rooms. Super for the challenge

  10. Ana

    Beautiful details!!! 🙂

  11. Beautiful. Fantastic images … but you always deliver a high class. I was going to use materials too but changed my mind … and went out of the box a bit. Felt a bit on the wild side yesterday. The chair is my pick.

  12. In the midst of 16-17th century bling, I relish this post. I love the placement of the pillow – two kinds of detail in the embroidery and the wallpaper. A pity the art of embroidery has been lost – I have a pile of my aunts’ unfinished work and my attempts to complete were clumsy to say the least. You might enjoy this

    https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/YwKCi4svWR4fKQ?hl=en

    There is some delicacy in Warsaw!

    I’d love to see more detail through your eyes – it’s sure to be recognisably Sue.

  13. Beautiful details, there is something very appealing about the Arts and Crafts movement. Though you really have to have the right house to get away with those very detailed wallpapers.

  14. Perfect opr the challenge, Sue! Love, love them. The wallpaper and the bureau!

  15. Wow…is all I can say!

  16. Pingback: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #55 – Dreamy | Leya

Over to you...(by entering a comment, you agree to Wordpress collecting your name, email address and site URL)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Saved By Words

When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her. Adrienne Rich

David M's photoblog

photos from the past 40 years

My camera and I...

“Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.”

Geriatri'x' Corner

nie endende Reiselust

Chateaux des Fleurs

Sharing a world of joy with photos and words

roughwighting

Life in a flash - a weekly writing blog

Londonsenior

The life of an elderly Londoner and her travels.

From Pyrenees to Pennines

We went to France ..... and then we came back.

Art, Photography and Poetry

Artist by choice, photographer by default, poet by accident.

Blog - desleyjane pictures

Mostly photographs with some words by this arty scientist...

Stories of Wanderer

What I saw, What I Heard, What I Felt

life at the edge

inspired by the colours of the land, sea and sky of Cornwall

eklastic

Refugees welcome - Flüchtlinge willkommen I am teaching German to refugees. Ich unterrichte geflüchtete Menschen in der deutschen Sprache. I am writing this blog in English and German because my friends speak English and German. Ich schreibe auf Deutsch und Englisch, weil meine Freunde Deutsch und Englisch sprechen.

Romancing Reality

Linda Grashoff's Photography Adventures

redstuffdan

Original Pictures

Streets of Nuremberg

Street | Urban | Travel | Photography by Marcus Puschmann

Something to Ponder About

Lifestyle, Travel, Traditional Art and Community

bushboys world

Photos of my world and other stuff I hope you will enjoy too. Photos taken with Canon PowershotSX70HS Photos can be purchased.

The Peter and Gertrud Klopp Family Project

Reflections on Life, Family and Community

uniquefotoart

My Photography

Cindy Bruchman

Films. Travel. Photography. Books. Let's talk.

Letters from Athens

A blog about life and times in Greece

Lost in Translation

Looking for meanings in words, images and sounds

%d bloggers like this: