Colour number 10 is brilliant
November 15, 2003 5:24 PM   Subscribe

Photos by Matt Stuart - the weird and wonderful around London.
posted by Orange Goblin (9 comments total)
these are good--thanks--the black and whites of people in unconscious imitation of what's around them especially.
posted by amberglow at 6:30 PM on November 15, 2003

[This is good.] I'm a sight-reader, so when I got to commercial number three, I thought it read "MeFi kitchens, tested by animals," which makes me wonder if it's too soon for me to be suggesting new taglines?
posted by .kobayashi. at 7:16 PM on November 15, 2003

Hilarious stuff. How does one build up a porfolio of funny shots like this? They seem so once-in-a-lifetime type shots, I'm amazed someone can capture so many of life's little visual puns.
posted by mathowie at 7:23 PM on November 15, 2003

mathowie: If you go about taking large numbers of photos, and then look at them carefully, you will find an amazing number of funny bits you did not even notice while shooting. My difficulty lies in taking shots of unknown people. I usually feel guilty.

My favorite was the bicycle wheel and millennium Eye photo.
posted by Goofyy at 11:43 PM on November 15, 2003

Some were a bit of a stretch, some I didn't get at all, but some of them were priceless gems. Or maybe they're all priceless gems and I can only see this man's genius one third of the time, which I'm sure is my fault.
posted by ZachsMind at 11:46 PM on November 15, 2003

I can only imagine he goes through roll after roll of film, looking for that "perfect moment".
posted by Orange Goblin at 4:38 AM on November 16, 2003

as one who uses the shotgun approach myself lets all hope he has a digital. Even if he is taking a ton of photo's he's still got a great eye and at least a few of them can be staged (some of the black and whites had some very nice blurred effects). Hell, i'm just curious how he gets peoples pictures without them noticing.

great post
posted by NGnerd at 7:53 PM on November 16, 2003

Great photos. Really reminded me of my favourite photographer, the wonderful Gary Winogrand.
posted by ciderwoman at 8:14 AM on November 17, 2003

Great post, Orange Goblin. Thx!
posted by widdershins at 9:37 AM on November 17, 2003

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