A Boring Image

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Sometimes a scene is so mundane that you just feel compelled to shoot it... or is that just me ?!?

Mundane?
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I'm struggling to say something positive about it!
It's probably the most "mundane" (your description, not mine) image ever posted on TP. :)
 
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Sorry but it is you!
 
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Not just you. I like 'boring' pictures. (y)
 
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I like it - reminds me of Egglestone's work.

I was setting up my camera the other day and a mum & (10yrs old ish) daughter were walking past. "What's he taking a picture of?" asked the girl. "Nothing" mum replied, looking back at where my camera was pointing. I then entitled it "Nothing" and it makes me smile every time I look at it. Everyone's different. Thankfully.
 
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It has certain 'classic' qualities that suggest it's not entirely mundane. Not one I'd have taken, but probably an area it would be worth you mining a bit more to see what you find.
 
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Not just you. I like 'boring' pictures. (y)
I think that quite often there can be something quite beautiful aout the 'boring' - it certainly worked for William Egglestone!

I like it - reminds me of Egglestone's work.

I was setting up my camera the other day and a mum & (10yrs old ish) daughter were walking past. "What's he taking a picture of?" asked the girl. "Nothing" mum replied, looking back at where my camera was pointing. I then entitled it "Nothing" and it makes me smile every time I look at it. Everyone's different. Thankfully.
Somebody else made a similar comment and I very much appreciate the comparisson. Yep if everyone liked the same thing we'd all be out shooting seaside long exposure sunsets with a lovely rock in the foreground ;)

It has certain 'classic' qualities that suggest it's not entirely mundane. Not one I'd have taken, but probably an area it would be worth you mining a bit more to see what you find.
Oh, definitely a "theme" I will continue to play around with.

I actually rather like it. It is quite compelling and the processing is spot on.
Cheers, I had a very definite 'feel' in mind when processing it and I'm very happy with that aspect of it.

Just add an arty title. And it will sell for a fortune.
Certainly seems to work for a fair few 'fine art' photographers
 
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I think that quite often there can be something quite beautiful aout the 'boring' - it certainly worked for William Egglestone!
Not just Eggleston. (y)
 
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You'd have to start dressing excentrically and wear old style glasses to pull it off.
I can do that - half way there already - include talking to myself and you've got it!

Do glasses from Poundland qualify?
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