Portrait of a slinky

Portrait of a slinky

The star of this little blog post is the regular, run-of-the-mill, household slinky. I came across this old metal one sitting hidden in a cabinet at the bottom of an old bookshelf in my room, an enclosure that has effectively become a time capsule from my youth. I lit my silver, stretchy subject with a couple of strobes and also taped blue and orange colored gels onto the flashes for some of the shots. Of all the common pairs of complementary colors, this combination is by far my favorite.

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