New answers tagged still-life
I would say the most important part in still life is how you can perceive and capture the light and the textures of various shapes. That would be kind of a rule to make it interesting.
To quote from Wikipedia: A still life (plural still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). So, you can think of it as "thing ...
Usually table top photography, usually intended as artistic. Still life is things that don't move, like fruit bowls or pottery, could be food, etc. http://www.google.com/search?q=still+life+photography
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