Final Things

Things as they are…

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A gate is always a promise.

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Perhaps a promise of bigger things to come.

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Something here.

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A hint of bigger things there…

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And something may blossom.

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All it takes is a bit of introspection…

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A possible vision here…

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And a revision there.

This is the last of four related pieces, after Mundane Objects, Common Things,  and Everyday Things.

Thanks for reading!

Camera: Canon Prima Twin S

Film: Fuji Superia Venus 800

Everyday Things

These are things I see on a daily basis.

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James Elkins: “When we are confronted with an unfamiliar object … we seek a body in it; we try to see something like ourselves…” (The Object Stares Back, p. 129)

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I see, therefore I am.

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This is my mind, even if it’s only for a while.

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Sometimes I feel like this.

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Mostly though, I’m like this.

 

This is a third companion piece, after Mundane Objects and  Common Things.

 

Camera: Canon Prima Twin S

Film: Fuji Superia Venus 800

Common Things

This is just a follow up from my previous post, Mundane Objects.

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There’s always an exhibition waiting to happen.

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Things discarded, things poetic.

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To look is to give it meaning.

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A regulation of things.

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A potential.

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A hint.

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Something.

Camera: Canon Prima Twin S

Film: Fuji Superia Venus 800

Long Distance Street Photography

A good rule is worth breaking once in a while.

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There’s a quote attributed to Robert Capa that if your photos aren’t good enough, it’s because you aren’t close enough.

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Hence, the usual advice is to go for 28mm or 35mm lenses.

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But hey, sometimes it’s worth doing the opposite, just to see what happens.

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You look for colours.

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You look for grids.

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Blocky rectangular grids.

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There’s a story waiting to happen.

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On another day at Central.

Thanks for reading!

Camera: Canon Prima Twin S

Film: Kodak Ultramax 400