Another image I took for my portraiture class. Unfortunately, my wife's recent
surgery meant that I had little time for photography so I had to make the best
of opportunities close to home. I'm sorry I didn't have opportunity to be more
adventurous but I was trying to show something of the tedium of being laid
up by and injury especially when you're not old. I tried to do this by contrasting
the white, bandaged foot with the colorful, out of focus background.
I'm sorry that the class is already over. The instructor, Victoria Heilweil,
was phenomenal. She showed me how much I still have to learn ... in a good
way. At the end of the last class she showed us some of her own work. It is
very provocative and, especially when seen en masse, very thought provoking.
I'm starting to get an inkling about what is art in photography, and what
is just pretty pictures. While I have no aspirations to go pro' unlike half
of the rest of the class, I need more than an inkling to take photography to
the next level but I am grateful to Victoria for this glimpse.