Here is another TtV collage from the same set as this guy. I’m still thinking about the layout that I like best. Something linear with a slight curve like the last post looked really good to me, but there is something about the vertical and slightly haphazard orientation here that I like as well. Just like everything else, an interesting subject doesn’t hurt.
An improvement? I’m not sure. If you like this one I have another one of the fence in the background. Maybe I’ll post that next.
Since I’ve been posting more of those Through the Viewfinder pictures (or at least thinking about them) again, I thought I’d finally get around to showing you the magic behind the pictures – the Contraption. I don’t exactly know why everyone calls them that, but there are a lot of these people, and “contraption” is what they all call it. Anyway, here it is.
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The seasons are changing for real. Today I wore a light jacket and got hot – hot, I say! That means something around here. Also around here, there are flowers. I took this picture in the Arboretum – a great place for finding things like this. I’d tell you what kind it is, but this is a photography blog, not a botany blog. Also, we’re back to TtV (Through the Viewfinder) – something I have fun with but also something you requested back when I asked. Happy yet?
Another one where the loose focus, rough edges, and distorted lens make you look for something old. When you see it, things make sense. When you see that it’s in our apartment, I guess that makes a little less sense. What – you don’t have a payphone? Who’s the weirdo now?
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I promised I’d make him famous, so here he is – one of the denizens of our couch, Lucky the Cat.
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Two great things about TtV photography: due to the shape of the contraption used to take the pictures, you get a great viewpoint – periscope style, if you will. The second is that you’re taking a picture of a negative view, so until you flip things, they’re backward. I don’t know why, but I like most of my pictures better backward.