Art in the Everyday

“Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness.” William Eugene Smith

Art is everywhere. It’s an awareness. Even everyday objects hold innate beauty. These images are part of a series I’m shooting this year to push myself creatively and see in new ways. A creative spirit walk. Just me and my camera.

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  1. Beautiful work, Randy – now can you just imagine a bride in this environment – WOW !

  2. Why yes I can Gill.. 🙂

    This would not work for just any bride, as most of these areas are pretty dirty, so perhaps a bride that wants a creative session in her dress? That would be amazing!

    Can I just say how cool it is that I have the UK contingent checking out my blog? That just made my day! I’m International!

  3. These are gorgeous. I’m really glad you’re doing personal projects. I think it will be really good for you, for all of us!

  4. Well, what can I say, your work reaches out across The Pond LOL

    I look forward to seeing more during the hectic season 🙂

  5. …lovin’ these! 😉

  6. Randy,

    I really like what you captured here. Great compositions and nice enhancements.

    These stand out as favorites.

    #1- Fuse Box; I love the look here with the warm tone box and the mysterious monotone background.

    #2 – Tracks; I like its simplicity and perspective. This brings back memories when I was a kid and into model trains. As you said before us photographers are drawn to them.

    #3 – Bridge Railing; What great tones and luminance these evoke. Looks way better than the real thing.

    #7 – Reflection in Window; Although I have seen many variations on this, you really made this image your own with the opaque windows and the chosen color pallet. Nicely done, its one of Karin’s favorites too.

    #8 – Rusty Building with Beam; The cold blue steel beam against the warm rusty tones of the old building, a great juxtaposition.

    #10 – The translucent light on the windows and dark smokestacks. Lots of stories here.

    #11 – Windows; Another one of Karin’s favorites.

    Take care!

  7. I think it is important to be alone and explore our creativity… finding art in our everyday. Just amusing ourself. Thanks for letting us see your musings! Very inspiring!

  8. Great work Randy, I have a student who will be so inspired by your work, thank you. Amber, very thought provoking images.
    Love Ozzie

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