Feb 8, 2011

more motorway lightpainting

It seems the only way that I get to have time for photography these days is by being on the motorway (in the passenger seat...).
So here's more incidental light painting:

It would be nice to have more control - our car is quite jumpy, so the lines are never as smooth as I would like them to be.

If you're interested in some historical footage, Pablo Picasso has tried his hand at torch drawing. And then there are some rather more modern and stunning photographs at Twin Cities Brightest.

Feb 1, 2011

New playground

It's nice to play with other photographers, and to be challenged by assignments, but I gave up submitting links to any of the many memes that are around. I couldn't keep up replying to comments or visiting other people's sites, great and inspiring as they often were.
I've discovered ShutterSalt, though, which displays photos submitted to the weekly assignment by pulling them from the flickr RSS feed. You can then see all the submitted photos on the ShutterSalt frontpage. The site comes complete with a thoughtful blog and weekly interviews with photographers. Below is my take on last week's theme 'Opposition', featuring two of my neighbours, figuring out who has the ultimate say in what the doormat is for: