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08•52 • bear for $20...

March 04, 2012  •  Leave a Comment

It took all week to come up with this photo. Yesterday I remembered the bear ransom note that our girls made in September 2010. At the time I took a photo of the ransom note. I went back into my archives and printed the photo of the ransom note Anna is holding. A trip to Costco today I discovered the 53" plush teddy bear and I knew the photo shoot was on!

 

Sadly, I became one of "those photogs" who buys a prop solely for the purpose of a Flickr photo.

 

I want to thank Stacie Barton for the inspiration for this photo. I "borrowed" the concept from a photo that she did that I love so much, here's the link to her version http://www.flickr.com/photos/stacieandthebartonboys/5371038665

 

ABOUT THIS PROJECT:

MoPho Info:

Capture • DROID 3

Processing • Camera Zoom Fx and Touch Retouch

 

This American Life • Theme of the Week • MoPho Project 52 Weeks, creating 52 new images in 2012 for each week's TAL theme with the device I listen to the episodes on, Motorola Droid 3.

 

Each image for this project will be shot in 2012 and processed in phone with installed Apps. I then take it into Lightroom to add tags, title, caption and my watermark. So in essence each photo will be straight out of camera phone.

NOTE: For this image I increased the exposure by 1/2 stop in Lightroom.

 

 

ABOUT THIS WEEK'S TAL EPISODE:                                                 

#409 Held Hostage

http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/409/held-hostage

 

"Prologue.

Ira Glass speaks with a man named Daniel Johnson, who is in the K&R business. That's the kidnap and ransom business, where a company helps you negotiate to get back your loved one. Daniel explains some surprising strategies for surviving as a hostage. (6 minutes)"

 

Flickr Group: http://flickr.com/groups/TALTOTW

 

Facebook Page: http://Facebook.com/TAL52


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