Sunday, August 31, 2008

Cardboard Tube For Arm

This was the first week of first grade.
I thought it looked like he was listening to the ground for something.


Anonymous said...

Kinda like when the cowboys would put their ear down close to the railroad track, to listen.

g said...

Nice one.

Darrell Eager said...

Of all the images that I've seen of yours, this by far is my favorite! Perfect.

Timothy Archibald said...

Glad you all like, I think I like it as well, though I kind of wish it was taking place somewhere else more dramatic or poetic or something. I like the gesture though.

I always heard that same story, but I heard it as an "indian", as in a native american, with his ear to the ground.

But again, as much as I appreciate kind words, it would be good if we could all learn here, so let me know why you like an image, or why you don't like an image, please.

Darrell Eager said...

I never thought of it as a listening devise. I thought of it as a burden that is his alone to bear.
A sad but resigned pose. Between two doors, one with a window and one solid. I love the feet! And the way their framed by the two doors. And the light, it's almost religious. And you want to know why people like this image? Well look at it.

Timothy Archibald said...

Wow, ok, you are good with expressing yourself about photographs...good job there. Now it sounds like I was fishing for a compliment....not a good thing.

I guess it's only appropriate for me to ask someone to vividly tell us why they hate the photograph as well, or why it does nothing for them, because these things are subjective, you know?

Erich Morton said...

This photograph, on it's own, does very little for me, but I like the series. It's a gestalt. The sum is greater than the parts.


bryan elkus said...

This is a great shot. brings back some good memories when life was a little simpler.