Sunday, February 22, 2009
For this assignment, I decided to go back to the areas where I "shot" without a memory card. I like the drive we took, because it winds through newly developed areas, to middle class neighborhoods to deteriorating ghettos. Most of these shots were done directly from the car, and a few I actually ran out to shoot and ran back into the car. I think by the end, my boyfriend, Dave, was irritated by my "stop, now reverse, ok, ok, stop again," that was happening every other block. We drove around for about 2 1/2 hours and saw some cool places I haven't ever been to before, so It's something I'd like to continue doing. Anyway, here are the photos.
So, this weekend it was time to try to take photos of strangers again. My boyfriend, brother and I were taking our own tour of historic areas of Columbus, this time with a memory card in my camera. We stopped by Buckeye Doughnuts to get some food before our journey, so I decided to take the photos there. We sat at the counter with 3 other guys who were watching a game, so I worked up the nerve to ask if I could take their picture. I asked the solo guy first, to which he replied "who, me?" He looked around like I was talking to someone else, and I was like, "no, you." So, I explained what I was doing and quickly shot a photo of him. Then I asked the 2 guys who were sitting on the other side, and they said sure. I didn't really talk to them much, and we left after that. I tried to see if there were any other people around, but it was so cold that there weren't many people out. So, here's what I took: