NOVEMBER THEME: "Finding interest in the ordinary"

Forums Monthly Theme NOVEMBER THEME: "Finding interest in the ordinary"

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  • #5428

    Ian McNab
    Keymaster

    Ha-ha! Thanks, Meg – I thought it might appeal to the visual artists! 🙂

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    #5430

    ajroyle
    Keymaster

    Would we understand it more readily if it were turned through 90 degrees?

     

    #5431

    Ian McNab
    Keymaster

    John >>> Nah, you’d just negate the visual drama! (And don’t tell the grandkids there’s no Santa!) 😉

    #5445

    Robert Brown
    Participant

    Walking along Abercrombie beach, this well worn rock reminded me of a Seals head. Sculptured by the sea.

     

    #5447

    Robert Brown
    Participant

    Log Bank

    #5449

    Robert Brown
    Participant

    Walking along the river at Betsy Coed. I have seen money thrown into wishing wells, but never inserted into a log.

    #5451

    Ian McNab
    Keymaster

    Love your “Seal’s Head”, Bob – it even appears to be crying!

    #5452

    Robert Brown
    Participant

    Red Brick Art, another beach photo.

     

    #5453

    Pete Robinson
    Keymaster

    Well spotted Bob. 3 interesting shapes in which you’ve spotted something unusual. The shape of the red brick reminds me of roughly the shape of Africa or South America on its side. I like the texture in the second photograph.
    I’ve been out this morning and tried to find different ways in which to photography ordinary objects by using sun. shadows and querky angles. This assignment does make you think differently. Here are some more of my attempts:



    #5454

    ajroyle
    Keymaster

    Thanks for some good entries Bob. What is everyone else doing?

    Hey! This sometimes happens in Forums. Just posted a response to Bob’s pictures and when it refreshed, there were Peter’s!

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    #5457

    meg cumming
    Participant

    Some really interesting posts on the forum. I like Robert Browns Seal photograph and his nod to the 70’s Art Establishments Bricks.

    Like Petes Bridge nice pattern with the lone figure as a full stop.

    #5463

    Robert Brown
    Participant

    Peter I didn’t see the image of South Africa till you mentioned it, surprising what other people see in a photo that you don’t see. The Seals head I wanted to take it home, the only problem was it weighed about 4 cwt. I like the angle you have photographed  the bike rack, considering the Sun is up you have exposed the sky very well.

    Thanks to all that have commented

    Bob.

     

     

    #5464

    Ian McNab
    Keymaster

    House plant

     

    #5465

    Pete Robinson
    Keymaster

    thanks for your comments on my efforts folks. I like the texture in your house plant Ian. You’ve handled the exposure well. Would it have worked better if there was some relevant background or is it better as it is with just a black background making the viewer concentrate on the subject?

    #5466

    Ian McNab
    Keymaster

    Thanks, Peter? I did the black background on purpose – more of my austere graphic simplicity, I’m afraid! 😉

     

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