Hong Kong Lucida

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Thingification

What happens when you choose not to place people at the centre of things?

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It’s a bit unsettling when humans are placed at the periphery.

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We cannot help but still do so – the above is still a photograph about human activity.

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Keyboards are for hands, pedals for feet.

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We love our things.

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We frame ourselves with things.

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We wait for things.

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We work with things.

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We are things.

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Some things out-wait us.

 

 

Camera: Spotmatic F

Lens: Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 35mm F 3.5

Film: Fujifilm Superia Venus 800

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2 comments on “Thingification

  1. Arran
    March 2, 2015

    Good post. Having people at the periphery can be a very effective technique – I like the effect it has.

    • eddietay
      March 2, 2015

      Thank you! Yes, it’s something I’m consciously trying out.

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