Doug Stockdale's Singular Images

March 18, 2015

Budding Memory Pods

Filed under: Memory pods, Photography, Projects/Series — Tags: , , , — Doug Stockdale @ 4:36 am

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Untitled (budding memory pods) copyright 2015 Douglas Stockdale

Earlier this week I had posted that I was finding myself being drawn back into my Memory Pods project. The photograph I posted was pretty close to a straight documentary image (which in retrospect is pretty boring at that). I was interested investigating the start of the whole memory pod evolution; the budding of the plant as the flower stems start rising above the plant.

Meanwhile, I have am also exploring some alternative ways to visualize this project, such as this photograph above, made the following day as the one in the earlier post. What a difference, eh?

I also found myself last year working these two visually different alternatives, “straight” and “interpretative” as I am just not sure where I will end up and maybe even have a mash-up of the two options. I will have to say, of the two images that I have recently posted, this is the one that has captured my interest. I tweaked the overall color slightly from a slightly greenish cast to incorporate more blue after posting this photograph earlier on Facebook.

Tonight I printed it to see what it looks like as an object on paper framed by a white four-ply white matte. Nice. Later this week I will be attending an annual print exchange meeting with some photo friends and I think that this will be my print that I will bring for the group.

For the reminder of the week, it will be sitting on my work table.

Cheers!

1 Comment »

  1. […] this week I posted this same image, but a version with a very distinct blue hue. After having this matted version on […]

    Pingback by Budding Memory Pods – next version | Doug Stockdale's Singular Images — March 19, 2015 @ 8:36 pm


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