Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Creepy Photographer at Work...
We went to Old Westbury Gardens today. As I was walking around with my camera, I saw this woman sun bathing alongside one of the paths. I wanted a shot from up close, and she appeared to be asleep, so I moved in very close and did this shot with a wide-angle lens. Do you think it was creepy of me to photograph this woman while she was asleep? Am I a creepy photographer? What do you think? When I was working, and doing garden photography, I would come here a couple of times a month in growing season to do photographs. It is a spectacular garden and mansion, clearly one of the great gardens in the United States. OK, so the joke is, if you haven't noticed it yet, the woman on the ground is actually a sculpture! She is made of painted bronze. She is one of something like forty sculptures that have been installed at the garden. I will have to show you some of the other sculptures in the coming days. The most interesting photograph that I made today, however was this one - another of the sculptures which was being moved to where it will be installed. THIS photograph stopped me in my tracks when I saw it! Oh man, I nearly forgot - the artist who constructed these wonderful sculptures is the American artist Seward Johnson.
Posted by Ken Spencer at 9:17 PM