Svenuary Fun

Sven is doing #genuary2022. There are different daily prompts. Tomorrow, Jan 6th is, “Trade styles with a friend”. This was the first piece, all made in Blender 3.0:

which became:

If you look closely you can see the grain. Wild. This is very reminiscent of a shot i took in Berlin:

Which is used in I Wrote This For You, and discussed on the “other” blog.

The final piece:

#genuary2022 blender geonodes pretending to be a friend’s photography style

Originally tweeted by fforw (@fforw) on 2022-01-05.

reminds me of this Tokyo Hasselblad shot:

Obviously different, but there is more than a passing resemblance. Yes, you’re right – i should reprocess that and brighten it up a little. Thanks mentioning it.

Up Around The Bend

Wanted to write about what Hamburg has done to my photography. To see if it was possible to define my “Hamburg School”, a parallel with the “Düsseldorf School“? A few hours later it would appear that i’m unequal to the task…

The basis of my Hamburg is interplay of water and light. Which sounds pretentious enough to form the basis of a school of photography. It also has the benefit of aligning well with what seems to draw my eye in recent years.

In the end there just isn’t enough to go any further. The idea remains out of reach, up around the bend.

Turnings On (and On)

If you’ve been around for a while this will probably look familiar…

Turnings On.

This time instead of sticking a hasselblad in a oil drum of lathe turnings somewhere south of Takatsu, this is an iPhone stuck in a plant pot of christmas decorations in Eppendorf. Oh so modern! Oh so new!

The view changes. My eyes however are very much the same.

Oddly the desires for the original images are unchanged:

A set of images intended for hotel lobby walls. Preferably with a vague tang of oil based lubricant misted into the air.

Jon Ellis, Turnings On.

The only update that i’d make is to suggest that said hotel be a boutique affair somewhere in Kreuzberg, Berlin. Yep, that should bring the offers flooding in!

BOP-ping Along

Wasn’t really sure this was going to happen, but there is going to be a BOP Photo Analogies #5. We are currently in the process of crowdfunding (oh, how very “now” of us!) at Ulule:

Several of the funding levels will yield a print of one of my photographs. The selection was randomly chosen – if there is another shot that would get you to fund the project, let me know and we’ll work something out!

Go BOP!