Fiona Louise Larkins has too much indulgence for her work. Too many selfies, too many lukewarm romanticism (“Look! Lovers under an umbrellaaaa!”). But when you find her you have to keep digging, because sometimes she finds it.
Exactly the type : “Keep an eye on this : she will evolve. She will be great in a decade…”.
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Robert Adams (born 1937) is an American photographer “who focused on the changing landscapes of the American West”.
I like his photos, and understood I liked it because he works on borders : between nature and men things, between the past and now, he works on where things… rub.
Have a nice week end!
Cabourg is a little city near the sea, in Normandy, France.
I was there in 2009, for a whole week, with a cheap Canon camera, which was at the end of its life. It was cold and rainy, and I spent days alone, wandering around, listening to Hindemith on my iPod (I’ll explain it in another post)…
From time to time, the whatchamacallit before the shutter stayed stuck in this oblique funny way. I often took one photo “like this”, before finger-opening it. There’s some Amor Fati in the photographer’s mind, right?
I chose a couple of pictures from this day, to build a tool for thinkers & inventors, which is :
Tool (let’s call it “Use it before you fix it”) :
When something “doesn’t work”, stop. Think about it. What doesn’t work? What could you do “with” it before fixing it?
Where will you apply this tool : Painting? Powerpoint? Poetry? Blogging? Would you go until you think it’s a sign? For what?
You’re a photographer. You lost or forgot something? What do you do? Do you have examples? Is improvisation good? Why?
So, well, my broken Canon picts are a little creepy like subjective views in a cheap horror movie? Of course, but I hope I got somethings else :
- a little eyebrow movement from you (“Hey, what is happening here?”)
- voyeurismness (mask behindness)
- questions (“what is the last picture about?” – it’s a dirty corrugated roof)
- maybe a mood (the remote house in the mist with the fence on photo 5) – feel the cold wind?
- an illusion game (droplet as an eye, seaweed’s cuteness)
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