Monday, February 14, 2011


Many of you know I often roam my neighborhood at night, camera in hand.  Sometimes I'm tired of taking shots of the buildings, and seek some small detail I may not have noticed.  Other times I head home without having fired off a single shot, or, as in this case, with a couple of "dumb" shots: ones which I know will end up being deleted for their lack of aesthetic or documentary value, or stored on hard drives, never to be opened again.

The "dumb" shots in this case were a couple of hands of some wooden mannequins in a lit up shop window on Wooster St.  But when I got home,  I decided to make a challenge of it.  What, I asked myself, could I do to make something so boring look interesting?  Here are the results (starting with an original, plain ole file...)