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). wikipedia
One goal I set for myself this year was to work harder at my photography; read more, take lessons, get out of my comfort zone, etc. Practice practice practice! Recently I’ve been trying still life photography. I believe I have the basics as far as the camera aspects are concerned, it’s just coming up with the subject matter that’s been giving me some trouble. Here is one of my first attempts, a vase of calla lilies shot from above in monochrome.