Summer Sculpture

Summer Sculpture

This is a photo I took a couple of summers ago on a Motorola Razr. I have cropped it, but it is otherwise unaltered. You can however see that the camera on the Razr is not a patch on the cameras on either of the Sony Ericssons. It handled bright light badly, didn’t really know what it was focussing on, and tended to pixellate under pressure.

I remain very fond of this photo. I think the sculpture looks like a space-craft which is landing or taking off, and whenever I look at it I have the feeling that there is a buzzing noise nearby, just beyond the level of hearing. It was complete chance that the lens of the camera was greasy in just the right direction, but the grease gives a sense of movement and some sense of the stifling heat of the day.

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One response to “Summer Sculpture

  1. there’s always the outside chance that you caught energy dancing thinking it was invisible. A photo locally was taken of a new labrynth…..there was all kinds of rainbows and light that wasn’t visible when it was taken….who knows what the camera’s “eye” can *really* “see.”!

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