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Art Theory: Idea workshop. Warning, not the truth here, just a venture. Examining what makes an image worthy of saving and what it does for us.

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Old December 13th, 2016, 04:41 AM
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What a peculiar collection of photos I have.

Perhaps they match the way my brain works - or doesn't.

I do, at times, find myself contemplating the content of the viewfinder and making decisions based on different content.

Less, more, this bit, that bit, what to leave in and out, where to place bits, how much, how little.

The following will be a collection of bits and pieces for which I have no recall or reasoning other than they now interest me, not as content but as displays of my thinking at a particular time of which I have no recall.

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Old December 13th, 2016, 02:50 PM
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Sure is minimalistic!

So is my comment, but not my piqued interest!

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Old December 13th, 2016, 03:13 PM
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Hi, Tom,

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What a peculiar collection of photos I have.

Perhaps they match the way my brain works - or doesn't.

I do, at times, find myself contemplating the content of the viewfinder and making decisions based on different content.

Less, more, this bit, that bit, what to leave in and out, where to place bits, how much, how little.

The following will be a collection of bits and pieces for which I have no recall or reasoning other than they now interest me, not as content but as displays of my thinking at a particular time of which I have no recall.

DSCF2606 by Tom Dinning, on Flickr
Always nice to "see" the almost unique Australian receptacle design, and the effect it has on the shape of the plug caps.

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Doug
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Old December 13th, 2016, 05:38 PM
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Always nice to "see" the almost unique Australian receptacle design, and the effect it has on the shape of the plug caps.

Best regards,

Doug
It is actually a Swiss design, found in a Zurich gallery of contemporary art. I was unsure if it was a display or simply utilitarian. Perhaps both.

This is the rest of the installation. It seemed a fitting contribution to the rest of the work shown.

DSCF2597 by Tom Dinning, on Flickr
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Old December 13th, 2016, 05:43 PM
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Old December 13th, 2016, 06:20 PM
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Hi, Tom,

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It is actually a Swiss design, found in a Zurich gallery of contemporary art. I was unsure if it was a display or simply utilitarian. Perhaps both.
Oh, I had (incorrectly) thought from the shape of the plug cap that this was the Australian style.

But of course there was no switch on the receptacle (which I understand is always provided on Australian receptacles).

Thanks.

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Doug
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Oh, I had (incorrectly) thought from the shape of the plug cap that this was the Australian style.

But of course there was no switch on the receptacle (which I understand is always provided on Australian receptacles).

Thanks.

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Doug
And an earth pin.
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Old December 13th, 2016, 07:14 PM
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Indeed!

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Old December 13th, 2016, 07:17 PM
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I find this one rather peculiar.

I know it's purposeful because it is typically my sort of framing. Perhaps someone else can help me out here.

_DSC2261 by Tom Dinning, on Flickr
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