possibility. own it. [Explore, Front Page, Aug 7]
Our Daily Challenge: black and white or sepia
Fatboy Slim, That Old Pair of Jeans, for fun.
the geek behind the curtain: all shots and layers in this assemblage were taken and developed by myself.
2 - 3 hours to clean the background grass, sidewalk, and cars away from the guy on the bike.
6 hours of trying different backgrounds, all of which failed.
threw in a white layer that i was going to use as a square gradient when the stark simplicity of the white caught me off guard. built a little multi-directional shadow and then moved on into thinking about what it would mean to be here.
in terms of technique this has grown into my normal "favorite" method of image construction that i've been pushing over the last couple months. i was in the car, took a candid of someone on the sidewalk with the point-and-shoot camera, got the image home and started playing.