I decided to photograph my favorite mug. I love the colors and textures of this mug. It's a homemade one that I just adore. Here's a close-up of the little spiral at the bottom of the handle:
For the shallow depth of field I put my favorite mug on a tray with a book, napkin and stone fireplace in the background.
For the in context of other objects, I couldn't decide between a bird's eye view of my mug on the tray on a window seat or
the same scene looking out the window at some geese:
And finally, with a human element: pouring tea into my mug:
This was a fun project that made me look at my favorite mug in different ways. I think my favorite photo is the bird's eye one, however, it was a bit precarious trying to stand on a ledge to get the photo!