Friday, May 29, 2009

The Maple Project

In early April, I set to take a daily photo of the same branch of a Crimson King Maple we have growing on our front yard, just to see the evolution of nature. I did not know what I would do with those, but I soon became fascinated by the development of the buds into blooms and leaves. This also gave me a summary of what the weather has been from mid-April to mid-May. With all the images in Aperture, I placed one from each day on a light table and assembled them in chronological order. First, I put them on a 6X6 grid going from left to right, but it was not pleasing to the eye. I finally settled on a sort of spiral, starting at the lower left hand corner, that centers on a larger image of the fully developed leaves. Here is the screen shot of what the final product could look like (although I may change the centre image):

© 2009 Daniel Marchand

1 comment:

Jim Wisking said...

Fran and I are very impressed with your Maple project. Your creativity shines throughout your work.
I suppose your crab apple picture was just a warm up to this.
Again, darned impressive