11 Amazing Still Life Photographs Featuring Pocket Watch by Edward M. Fielding




Susan Sontag wrote “To photograph is to appropriate the thing photographed. It means putting oneself into a certain relation to the world that feels like knowledge — and, therefore, like power.”  Still life photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects often carefully arranged and composed by the artist unlike other types of photography such as landscape or even portraits where there is limit amount of arranging that is possible.

Still life photographs featuring pocket watches

With a common theme of pocket watches, the following still life photographs by Edward M. Fielding present a moment in time.

Still life photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects. Still life photography, more so than other types of photography, such as landscape or portraiture, gives the photographer more leeway in the arrangement of design elements within a composition.

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What difference does it make whether you’re looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look.
Chuck Close

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 Still life photography is the depiction of in animate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects. Still life photography, more so than other types of photography, such as landscape or portraiture, gives the photographer more leeway in the arrangement of design elements within a composition.

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pocket watch Photography Prints

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Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. It is his business to find essences in surfaces, and what more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul?
Richard Corliss

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A pocket watch (or pocketwatch) is a watch that is made to be carried in a pocket, as opposed to a wristwatch, which is strapped to the wrist. They were the most common type of watch from their development in the 16th century until wristwatches became popular after World War I during which a transitional design, trench watches, were used by the military.