“Found Object” — the overhead light in my office

I just noticed that the light fixture on my office ceiling is kind of interesting. I’ve been here twelve years, so how did I not see it before today? Answer: sometimes things don’t register until they’re viewed from an unusual angle. Not until I was putting in eyedrops just now (allergies, windy autumn day) did I realize how cool that light looks when you really LOOK at it. Just thought I’d “share the magic” with you😃

First . . . the light itself.

Then a closeup . . .

And another closeup from a slightly different angle (very slightly), which then registered the colors differently.

The pink and gold area (lavender and green in the photo above) reminds me of beading on a 1920s handbag, but it’s actually a metal grid, like a screen but less “fine,” covering the flourescent bulbs.

Fooling around with images is quick and easy fun, right? Now back to work.

About Katherine Wikoff

I am a college professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where I teach literature, film studies, political science, and communication. I also volunteer with a Milwaukee homeless sanctuary, Repairers of the Breach, as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee.
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2 Responses to “Found Object” — the overhead light in my office

  1. Wow! How different they are when viewed from a different perspective. I guess there are a lot of things in life like that. You can make them beautiful by looking at them in just a little different way.! BTY my favorite is the second! 🙂

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