Learning to See (Self Portrait with Vintage Kodak Brownie) by EchoNorth

Learning to See (Self Portrait with Vintage Kodak Brownie) by 


Meditation on the profound impact consumer-grade cameras had on the masses of people who could suddenly capture their lives on film. I took a great history class on popular culture in Canada a few years back, and this lecture always stuck with me. Our notions of time have never been the same!

The camera in this image was a gift from my mother-and there is even still film in it! Tried to capture the kind of light Jan Vermeer painted in his jewel-like images centuries ago in the upper floor of his studio in Delft.

Canon 50D
Canon 50mm “Nifty Fifty”


Comments

  • peaceofthenorth
    peaceofthenorthabout 4 years ago

    now girl this is one of your best…love the framing and lighting and you are just so suited for this …and the camera is nice too.lol…well done dear….

  • Rebecca Cozart
    Rebecca Cozartabout 4 years ago

    I think you captured it! Lovely work

  • brendanscully
    brendanscullyabout 4 years ago

    The treatment in this pic. looks great!

  • Lisa Baumeler
    Lisa Baumelerabout 4 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous Janene! I love the lighting!

  • Noel Elliot
    Noel Elliotabout 4 years ago

    stunningly gorgeous

  • David Murphy
    David Murphyabout 4 years ago

    janene…if it were possible, you could do an SP with a cricket bat, and it would Still look gorgeous, never mind any sort of camera!!
    Whats with the wistful look? Are you trying to work out where the USB port is…….?
    lol

  • Photo-Bob
    Photo-Bobabout 4 years ago

    Very nice portrait and text :)

  • zumi
    zumiabout 4 years ago

    oh, great! love the light. love the gentle touch of the camera!

  • vampvamp
    vampvampabout 4 years ago

    fabulous!

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchabout 4 years ago

    Sooo very beautiful!!!

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