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photographs, explainations

The trouble with talking to someone is tthat it gets you thinking about whys, problematic for me as lots of my motivations are obscure, especially with the photos, but I did have a small insight I suppose, and it's actually tied in a bit with those stupid shooting-up-princesses photos I did. Photography (and also being photographed) is a way of stealing beauty, a beauty I don't have in real (continuous) life, any more than the torn-off posters, or the broken toys in the gutter, or the water-stained walls or the crowded streets full of scowling people that often make up online photoblogs (not to their detriment) have in real life. Hmm. I think I should spend a time chasing after more glamour and artificiality in my (read: your -- I mean, the ones that I look at) photos. This endless repetition of a moment cannot be healthy.

Here are those links, them:

Found passport photos (found by Snapatorium). Very old, and very beautiful.

Random pictures: found photos on P2P, random livejournal and IRC images ... speaking of which, I wonder if they've closed up all those unsecured CCTV cameras yet?

A cute idea, but I don't think I'll be sending a camera through the mail myself.

I visit TRASHLOG most weeks. It's just a daily photo of a piece of trash. Levelling or Zen? Both, maybe.

Photo project reminders: Some of my black-and-white threshold photos. And that thing that was strange machine -- my night-in-the-future.

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My contribution to rabbit-hole day was a 255 character apocalypse, for autodidactic's rather charming what's your favourite apocalypse poll.

There seem to be less people around, is everyone off sick? Don't know.. there're a whole lot less people around. Have the trees grown overnight? Was the sky always that colour? I'm not so sure I recognise those animals/insects/birds. Where did everyone g

I had a better idea. I didn't have time. Who does, nowadays?

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damiancugley
5th Feb, 2005 00:13 (UTC)
Added to projects page
Projects page now has two more icons. Hope they look OK. Any more to add...? :-)
cleanskies
5th Feb, 2005 01:17 (UTC)
now you come to mention it ...
What about Harry and the Dementor:

http://www.alleged.org.uk/jrd/2004/dementor/dementor-Pages/Image0.html

Thankyou for those
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