Sally's weekly phoneography challenge is here and I particularly liked her quote to add to my photographic meanderings in November: Joyously or not the photograph becomes the source of reality, but it can also become a dreamlike force for interpretation. So if photography is memory, then the image is the moment–a moment of sanctuary in a lifetime of them.
Mobile photography has really taken off into the stratosphere. Amateur photographers now rely on the phone camera to take all their photos, and "fix" the more obvious photographic mistakes, making a more professional -looking end product. The phone is portable and lightweight and always readily accessible. Sadly, my DSLR sits forlorn on the shelves - a victim of lack of portability and versatility, relegated such as it is, to occasional outings to scenic destinations. A bit like an old relative one visits every few months, more out of duty than desire. I do wonder where/how this will evolve in a decade or so.
It is Week 4 so we're invited us to post images from a selection of topics using our mobile phone. In my case, it is the Nexus 4 Lens and Pens is where you can post your own link for this topic This street entertainer claimed he stood like this for up to seven hours. … Continue reading Phoneography Challenge – Challenger’s Choice [Street Photography]
Black and white images are always a challenge, I don't set out to take a black and white photo, so I am adjusting colour photos to test the monochromatic results. Some are surprising, others, a disappointment. Street Photography appears to work well with black and white or those photos with sections of high contrast The … Continue reading Phoneography and Non-SRL Digital Devices Photo Challenge: Black and White
Sally from Lens and Pens invites us to Pick one: Abstraction, Animals, Architecture, Food Photography, Night Photography, Objects, Portraiture, Still Life, Street Photography, and Travel But rebelliously, (is that even a word?), I have chosen two photos this week:
LensandPensbySally runs a regular phoneography challenge, every Monday, for photos taken with your smart phone, as your lens. Each week there is a different focus: 1st Monday: Nature 2nd Monday: Macro 3rd Monday: Black and White 4th and 5th Mondays: Challenger’s Choice (Pick One: Abstraction, Architecture, Food Photography, Night Photography, Portraiture, Still Life, Street Photography, and Travel).