Almost Like Art | Clouded Eye

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It has been a long time since I last published an “Almost Like Art” post, and that’s mostly because when I take a photo of a brick wall, it looks exactly like a brick wall. I have friends who are artists because they have the skill and ability to make a brick wall look like art. It’s like I stalled, or took a different branch in my photographic evolution. So, while I can make sure everything in the frame is interesting and basically in focus, I can’t do it to the degree where someone’s going to shell out $200 for a limited edition print.

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Technical Stuff: The idea was to put the camera lens against the peephole of my door. It’s a shot I’ve taken before, but I couldn’t find it so I thought I could recreate it… but I pressed the trigger before the camera was against the door. So, long story short, the light meter fucked up and the shot was overexposed. Taa-daa, it’s art. And now that it’s in your computer’s Internet cache you owe me $200. No personal cheques.

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While you’re searching for your credit card the song I’ve posted is called “Is Is”, from the 2007 EP of the same name by Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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About Gabriel

I’ve lived in fifty-two places. I've been paid to pick stones out of fields, take backstage photos of Britney Spears, and report on Internet privacy issues. My photos have been published in several newspapers, and a couple of magazines.
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