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Where the wild things are- doubles

Where the wild things are- doubles

A while ago I had an idea for doubles, but the first try failed, as the first layer wasn't visible at all. Then, a few weeks ago I bought an old Minolata X300 at the second hand shop. It is my first SLR camera and I thought I should give the doubles a second try. For the first layer I shot text and pictures of '' where the wild things are'' (which is one of my favorite books & films) on a black computerscreen in a complete dark room. The second layer was shot at the beach in Scheveningen. I am really happy about the results and I hope you like them too! Thanks to @bloomchen, who answered all my questions about doubles :)

ohpleasedontgo This photo was shot on film. Taken by ohpleasedontgo with a Minolta X-300 loaded with Ilford HP5 Plus 400 film in Scheveningen, Netherlands. These tags describe this photo: doubles, black, white, where, the, wild, things, are, ohpleasedontgo, monster, max, ilford, beach, scheveningen, seaside, sea, sand, and carol. Date: 2012-03-02. Time: Noon. This photo can also be found in the album Where the wild things are...at the beach .

6 comments

  1. scrabbyknees

    scrabbyknees

    cool idea, would have been cooler if the text kind of had some correspondence or meaning that could be linked to the mx subject though!

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  2. ohpleasedontgo

    ohpleasedontgo

    @scrabbyknees thank you :) yeah, that would also be cool! (But with this album I didn't want to match the two layers on the literal meaning of the quotes/text...there's a kind of connection between the two layers though (at least for me..hehe), but it may not be very obvious)

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  3. nicolas_noir

    nicolas_noir

    @scrabbyknees I definitely think there is some over lap with some of the shots, especially the map/adventure shot, and the way max and the wild things just fit into some of the shots. Great idea, well executed!

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  4. thethingamajig

    thethingamajig

    Wow! amazing album! The movie "Where the wild things are" is one of my favorite movies! :D

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  5. atruesdale

    Reminds me of the "Keep calm and carry on" slogan

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  6. michela84

    michela84

    love your's pictures!

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