The Story of an Image

In a lot of the photos we looked at this week, I found myself in awe of the photographer’s ability to catch a specific action that I knew only went on from a moment in time. Like the dip of a dancer or the second-long smile of an individual. You know that the photographer used a great amount of anticipation and patience to achieve that one shot. I’ve included some examples below.

https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/photographs/lp3UGm/Keith-Richards-Neil-Young-and-Chuck-Berry-1986

https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/photographs/M4tml0/Freddie-Mercury-iMagici-Tour-Wembley-Stadium-England-1986

Others focused more on using unique perspectives to change how we see that world, whether it be by taking the photo from a different viewpoint, or taking photos of things that were being naturally manipulated by other elements (like the sun causing an interesting shadow). I particularly enjoyed the ones of images within a reflection or the photographer peaking through a plant to photograph a woman (though creepy). “Look to the light” was apparent in the use of shadows to create an image within an image. Example below…

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