Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Leaving Capri

So what do I want to do with all of my brightly colored photos capturing the lush beauty of the Amalfi coast? Remove a lot of the color, of course.

I’m working on some that I took on the boat returning from Capri. I’d hoped to go to Pompeii but didn’t make it this trip, which has been a sort of blessing in disguise since it's been pushing me to think of different ways of talking about time and history and memory and so on. My first effort:

I’m not entirely sure about it (too…gimmicky, maybe?). But I like the direction, and I’m having a ball with hue desaturation in GIMP.

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