“It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter, because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the ordinary.”
David Bailey (English fashion Photographer, b.1938)
I tagged along while my lovely wife did some shopping last weekend, and partially because I am constantly seeking extraordinary experiences out of the ordinary (!), and partially because I was bored, I unholstered my trusty iPhone and searched for the meaning of life.
These glass jugs lined a shelf and their high gloss reflected the ceiling lights while their swirling colors caught my eye. So I took this one for starters:
Then I took another of one single jug, top down, copied and edited it four different ways, combined in a collage and…
Now this one I felt pretty good about. Ok, it’s not extraordinary, but considering it was captured on a two year old iPhone at a Target, I’d say not bad.
Moral of the story:
Always have a camera with you; Always be on the lookout for something out of the ordinary; Always tag along with the Mrs.
Comments welcome. – Posted by Ed