Seems like as good of a time as any to check in with the Selfie Project. My September was incredibly busy. I had several photo shoots, youth group was back in session, Pufferbilly Days, Iowa State football season is ramping up, and Elainie was back in town.
But I confess that my selfies might not reflect that, it feels like.
Here are my favorite September Selfies:
3 months to go in the Selfie Project. I’m slated to actually leave the state in October. So that is something at least.
Elainie and Sabas are home from San Diego which created absolutely the perfect opportunity to knock out Page 28 of THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT.
Page 28 – Recreate a famous photograph without looking it up
Obviously this is based on Alfred Eisenstaedt picture of a sailor kissing a girl on VJ Day. However he wasn’t the only photographer to capture this moment. It was also captured by Navy photo journalist Victor Jorgensen. His pictures was published in “The New York Times” the next day. Eisenstaedt’s picture became famous in LIFE magazine.
Here are a couple other takes on the photo:
This leaves only the following images left to capture before finally closing the book on THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT:
PAGE 66-67 – Make a sequence of four pictures inspired by the rise and fall of Britney Spears (or another celebrity).
Page 123 – Don’t take any more photographs -none- until you see something that emotionally moves you. Only then pick up your camera.
I only need to take the pictures for PAGES 66-67. I just need a volunteer to be the subject. You know where to find me!
This is your reminder that this week’s theme for THE WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE is STREET PHOTOGRAPHY:
Remember that a STREET PHOTOGRAPHY picture needs to be taken in public and needs to be random. Once again, I will suggest to make the picture black & white as an homage to Robert Frank, but it isn’t required.
Happy photo harvesting!