Day: May 8, 2018

Junk, Not Junk


I’m always amazed at what I see if I just look. Since I’ve moved into a new series of things, I see stuff everywhere. Not only for the junk (not junk) series, but for images in general. I suppose by letting my sort of photographic malaise roll around in my head I was able to open up other ways of seeing. This picture might not be what you think it is. For the most part, that’s one of the visions of this series. What do you think it is? Give up? Already? Oh, all right. New cars have a couple of headlight bulbs contained behind a plastic case. When car is really new, the case casts off a lot of reflected light even in broad daylight. If you stick your camera right up  against the plastic or plexiglass case, this is what you get. Then, you just have to tone it way down in post production. You might not even have to add color because it’s hiding in the glare. Back to the future. In …