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Ten Hearts


I took this photo at a coffee shop the other day simply because I loved the odd mug I was handed. Used the shiny black table and lights of the shop to create what I immediately figured would become a fun desktop to post. The lens used is not my typical 50mm, rather its an old 35mm that I sold to my brother a couple of years ago and miss so much after using it this week that I think I will be selling here on the site and wherever else I can post it for sale so keep an eye out if your interested. Its not a cheap lens but as you have seen around here it can take some great photos heh. Right, as for the desktop..

To download the full size version of the cups here simply CLICK OR RIGHT CLICK HERE to download the attached zip file which also contains the terms of use so you know that the image is for your personal desktop wallpaper needs only without my permission otherwise. Its tricky keeping track of images these days so I can only hope everyone does their part to help me out with this so I can continue to do this for years to come. Hmmm, I wonder why I don’t put together a book? Why did I not realize that until just now. Anyone who bothered to read this far, any thoughts on that?


  1. Neil - January 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    That is the 35 1.4L is it not? Very nice.

    Re the book good idea, a lot of photographers are doing it and releasing their work in this way, it’s one of the amazing things about the web is that people can do this kind of thing now without involving big publishers and art dealers. In fact photography itself has changed so much, now photographers can share their work with so many people so quickly. I digress …. yes you should certainly do a book as long as it’s not too expensive ;)

  2. thedoo - January 10, 2010 at 9:35 am

    someone is in love. :-)

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