Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Checkmate!

My 7-year-old loves to play chess lately. Seeing all the pieces set up on the board today, I realized how many interesting shapes there are.
Thanks for looking!

27 comments:

hailiriley said...

Those are great! The last one is my favorite!
Cari

April said...

those are awesome..i love the 1st and last one. those are great.

Mom2Drew said...

Oh, what a great take to the theme this week, love those shapes. I only wish I could actually play...

amazing grace said...

what a pretty chess set! i love chess too! i like the first and third and the reflections in the glass....the light is cool!

cherie said...

gret job on the theme. love the differnt perspectives of these photos.nicely done.

pat said...

Oh wow--what a cool chess set! Love these shots; so many possiblities with the shapes and the way the light plays through them.

Sara said...

You have some great compositions going on here. the light and the set itself, are beautiful.
Also, I like the take on the theme.

Liz said...

Love the middle one, the DOF is incredible!

Gypsy Girl said...

Nice take on the theme.

Becky said...

Great shapes! Love the light you have in these photos.

Bobbi said...

That really awesome that your 7 year old plays chess. I used to play when I was younger but it has benn a long time. Great shape shots.

pakosta said...

neat pics and that is the coolest looking chess set i have ever seeN!
tara

Jeanette said...

What a nice chess set. Love all the shots.

Angela2932 said...

I especially like the first one and the really cool DOF! It makes me want to reach right into my computer screen and TOUCH it!

Teri said...

Nice shots.

Stacey said...

Cool pictures. I love the glass chess pieces.

Amanda said...

Wow...what a stunning chess set. I don't even know how to play, but have a real appreciation for the skill. Wow. So beautiful and great DOF on these.

Jess said...

These are so cool! Great take on "shapes" and I just LOVE the way you used DOF in these- especially the last one! WOW!

Jen said...

WOW! 7 and he plays chess! Awesome! Really like that 1st one!

Shawna said...

What a cool board! I love the focus and DOF you have! The reflections and light are so neat!

Tori said...

what a cool chess board and pieces! These are really nice!

Amy said...

I like these, they're awesome! I like the selective lighting and focus on the first one, but my favorite is the second one, love the splashes of green.

Kristina said...

Lovely photos. Great take on the theme! I really like that 2nd one.

Scrapper88 said...

Very interesting, great DOF! Love that second one.

Joanne said...

Great chess set, these images are fab! Love the angle and DOF!

mom2three said...

I like that first shot best. What a fun idea!

Jennifer said...

Really great photos! I love chess, haven't played in a while though, now I want too :)