Friday, October 07, 2005


I've been all over the place with my camera the past couple of days, doing lots of experimenting. While downtown yesterday in the driving rain I took this photo. After playing around with it a bit, it occurred to me that this might be what the world would look like to a child, alone in the city, and lost.


Blogger vfm4 said...

poor thing! indeed only seeing legs of strangers and nothing familiar...

7/10/05 5:07 p.m.  
Blogger Mick said...

This is a terrific shot, Andrea; and, I love the idea behind it for this week's theme.

7/10/05 5:20 p.m.  
Blogger carla said...

I like what you did with this; it has a great watercolor effect, there's a sense of motion, and a real feeling of looking through someone's eyes. I agree about this seeming like it could be from a child's perspective because the viewpoint is low and everything seems so much higher and out of reach. It works well for this topic!

7/10/05 6:23 p.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Thanks for the feedback, guys. Having a digital camera that I can "art around with" is a new experience for me. (And glad to hear from you Carla -- I'm not always the most tactful person, I know.)

7/10/05 6:27 p.m.  
Blogger Anonymous said...

I feel like I'm looking from the view point of a lost child seeing through teary eyes!

7/10/05 10:45 p.m.  
Blogger AG said...

very nice sense of desolation, cool colours goes well with the theme.


8/10/05 5:54 a.m.  
Blogger Catnapping said...

i like the soft blur of me it implies confusion...and i think the fact that folks are in coats adds to the scary part of being lost...maybe cuz i see the child is without the warmth of shelter...?

good work

8/10/05 9:51 a.m.  
Blogger Caroline said...

There is a feeling of everyone moving too fast for me to keep up!

8/10/05 10:48 a.m.  
Anonymous Steve said...

I spent the morning at a sporting event taking picture after picture hoping to capture something interesting. Cameras can be fun.

8/10/05 1:07 p.m.  
Blogger Swirly said...

That is a great image and I think you are right about how this would look to a child. Thinking of that gives the photo a very melancholy feel.

8/10/05 11:50 p.m.  
Blogger Calvin said...

Great color!

9/10/05 9:55 p.m.  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

Love the photographic effect!! Charming idea, world from a child perspective! :)

11/10/05 12:33 p.m.  
Blogger Courtney said...

you really captured the emotion, great work.

12/10/05 8:40 a.m.  
Blogger Aravis said...

Great idea! It's really evocative.

13/10/05 1:11 p.m.  

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