Mushroom Season

Mushroom Season – A Six Image Narrative
Glory to you, o Sacred Mushrooms of Mystical Travel! Thanks to your tasty blessing I will travel deep into the Underworld to ask my Great Ancestors about the future of our Tribe. Glory to you!

 

Shroomsies! Oh! Shroomsies! We have luck, precious! We found tasty, tasty shroomsies! We will feast today precious, oh we will feast! Shroomsies, shroomsies, lalala.

 

Oh! UFO! Unspeakable Fungoid Object!

 

Hmm, the White Cloud, rare mushroom. It will be A valuable ingredient of my witcher’s potions. But I have to be very careful…

 

Oh, Mycena pura, beautiful specimen! Such shapely gills!

 

Oh no, it’s lilac bonnet! I’ll better retreat…

~ Tomek Lasek

Authors note: 

My intention is to create a story with the same or almost the same frame, with only the passers by changing. I also wanted to show how the context changes when you replace the figure but the mushrooms remains the same.

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Hey Ho! Let’s Go! [Outside]

Taking pictures outdoors is a great and funny thing. You choose from the seemingly ordinary reality the pieces that are becoming new worlds through camera lens and thanks to your imagination. It could be another planet, the Wild West or other exotic place. Besides, you can catch some sun, breathe fresh air, meet other people… erm, wait.

Yeah, meeting other people. It’s difficult to avoid them when taking pictures outside, unless you shoot in the Death Valley or in distant areas of Antarctica [I’m sure there may be some people to be found there though]. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a misanthrope [or at least I’m in reasonable proportions] and people do not bother me unless they go through the frame. However, both the toyphotographers and passers-by have different sensitivity. And that sensitivity does not always overlap. Continue reading Hey Ho! Let’s Go! [Outside]