Thursday, May 17, 2012

Chalk Board Stays Just As It Is





Walking in to scout the offices of Path for our shoot with Dave Morin, of course we begged to have the chalk board we saw stay exactly how it was. The person helping us tour the offices seemed confused and indifferent to how wonderful we felt this chalk board was, and really she had no allegiance to us....

Happily it was still as it was when we arrived for the shoot: electrical sockets buzzing, physical hieroglyphics on the outside, a child had been in the room and scribbled in the right hand corner, and the cloud of thought hovering over his head. I needed all of that.

In the end I composited some of these elements to make them fit our crop, but the data was there...for real. But the back up location had it's charms as well:

2 comments:

Britt Hannah said...

I appreciate your eye for character and simplicity here Tim.

Unknown said...

Hi Britt-
Why thank you...I liked it too, and I didn't know why...
TA