Week 34 “Lighter” – Selections

Alot has happened so the blog has once again fallen off the wagon. New job, helping a friend move out of his house after a break up but now I finally have time to post. Selections for the theme of “Lighter”.

 

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Puddle

 

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Reserved

 

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Hot

 

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Moving
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Week 31/52 “Open Theme” – Selection

Full disclosure I only shot one day for Week 31 and I didnt even leave my apartment haha. Photo was taken on my balcony during one of the morning sun showers.

Poor form I know. Better pick up the game this week with no excuses. A little rain or storm never hurt anyone…

 

 

Week 25/52 “Reluctance” – Selections

Week 25 theme for this week was “Reluctance” Sorry for not posting the word before it was due but life happened. Featured image just sums up reluctance for me. Seeing police on horseback causing our bus to wait. One of those strange days whilst out and about.

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No Dog Meat

Rest assured i fit in photography during my lunch break for the project hehe.

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Building part recycling

I did not shoot as much this week but glad I could find some relevant images for the theme. I wasn’t really searching this week, more just shooting. Luckily post justifcation worked!

 

Week 21/52 “Rugged” – Selections

This ended up being quite a challenge finding something rugged for the week.

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Stained

The word is quite utilitarian and rough when applied to objects.

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Butt out

I searched alleys.

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Peek

Looked for scruffy subjects.

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Aged

Objects which I thought showed toughness and abuse.

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Battered

More construction sites/alley.

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Flight of the bumblebee

I also looked for urban scenes which I thought portrayed a rough existence.

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Night out

But in the end, a memory foam placed on a timber bench somehow wins it for me from the multiple interpretations I read from the image.

  1. The foam acting like a rug on a bench
  2. the idea of a rugged/tough existence sleeping on the streets
  3. the uneven terrain of memory foam.

 

Week 20/52 “Bus” – Selections

Wow another week done. The year is going light speed. It’s almost June. The sun sets here in Perth around 5pm which severely limits shooting time. I chose the image above because I like the layering of the foreground and background element by the three bald men. Plus the stories a viewer could make between the three characters in the frame.

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Yellow Cat and yellow signs

As you can imagine I shot alot around bus stops and took the bus quite abit this week for the brief. (I wasn’t very creative with the whole theme)

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Shot of the bus stop from a far with cones in unusual places

I’ve definitely gotten more interesting characters I have taken a photo of in the past but you can only take what the universe dishes out to you in the realms of street photography.

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Just a typical bus scene

 

20/52 – “Bus”

The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round.

An easy one this week. The magical random word generator produced “Bus” for me. Since I do take the bus to commute to work and the CBD I already have had plenty of opportunities to get something.

On other news, I have joined another photography competition through lens culture. It is a Magnum competition so the entries will be insanely good. I at least get a review of my photos by an editor as I submitted 5+ images. Coincidentally the photo above was one of them. Fingers crossed!

Week 17/52 “Home Bound” – Selections

A week of shooting after I got back from overseas. I do feel recharged but I wish I was traveling and shooting again! I’ll post Week 18 theme tomorrow. I swear I am shooting daily lol.

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The winter light here in Perth is incredible
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I also dream of being on another holiday
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On the shoulder’s of grandad
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Eye scratching