LUMIX S5 II - LIMITED OFFER - FROM £1699* GET FREE ACCESSORIES WORTH £££íS

Juxtapositions

johnriley1uk

I hope you enjoy browsing the images in my Portfolio - all comments are welcome!
...Read More
Profile

Juxtapositions

17 Dec 2021 3:35PM   Views : 496 Unique : 327

I thought I'd share with you a germinating idea, one that I've not really fully explored yet, but I might if I can find enough examples. I'm calling this mini-project Juxtapositions and I've been looking for objects that are expressing the same design but in different forms. The first came about when I realised I was reading a book called The Big Sleep and there on the table was our Penguin mug of the same book. So put the two together and we get the first of the idea, albeit it not yet fully formed. It might be that I'll get a model reading the book whilst drinking his or her cup of coffee.
22471_1639754948.jpg

Other ideas around this could be more aligned with the book title.

The second idea is straightforward enough and repeats the notion in that we have a book, The Marmite Cook Book, and a new 600g tub of Marmite, because that's how we buy it. Sue ain't so keen, but I do love Marmite! Developing this idea might revolve around the cliche that we either love of hate Marmite, perhaps a couple arguing over the recipes, in other words some sort of staged scene.
22471_1639755186.jpg


That's all I have with this so far, but it is early days yet. I may or may not follow it up, but if I do I'll be sure to post a blog on the outcome.

Recent blogs by johnriley1uk

Buile Hill Greenhouse - Progress Report

We were down at Buile Hill Park in Salford today, just to see how the mansion and the Greenhouse were getting along. The mansion is under restoration at the moment, but the greenhouse was set to be demolished. This was such a wonderful place, with bi...

Posted: 11 Sep 2023 12:42AM

Always Carry a Camera

I make a point of always carrying a camera, just to capture anything and everything that catches my eye as we carry on with the minutiae of life. I was in Atherton and just heading for the shop that sells fuses and passed a small alleyway that used t...

Posted: 7 Sep 2023 8:59PM

The Golden Days of Motoring, Part Three

For the final part of this short sequence of motoring based blogs, a glimpse of something that would be a terrific find for anyone. Perhaps there's an old disused barn on your land, perhaps one day you decide to clear it out and perhaps withiong you ...

Posted: 5 Sep 2023 9:56AM

The Golden Days of Motoring, Part Two

Continuing the look at yesterday's classic car show, I could have spent many more hours looking at these fine machines and chatting to their owners, plus of course collecting a huge set of images. Only one car that I would like to see again seemed to...

Posted: 4 Sep 2023 10:19AM

The Golden Days of Motoring, Part One

Today we went down to Arley Hall to see the Classic and Performance Car Motor Show, a magnificent display of classic vehicles brought to uis by their proud and doting owners. I used to be quite an officianado of all things motoring, but it's been man...

Posted: 3 Sep 2023 10:11PM

Comments

FredColon Avatar
FredColon 3 3 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2021 9:50AM
Nice idea for a challenge!

In our U3A group we had an "Old and New in Juxtaposition" theme a few months ago.

This is one of my submissions
327970_1639820692.jpg


It's intended to show how one device (a not particularly new) smartphone met the same needs as many older technologies for games, mapping, calculator, books, music... . It was too late that I realised that I'd left an old film camera out of the composition!

Maybe I'll do a "big and small" one sometime.

Login

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join for free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.