I was having a browse in a clothing store in Skipton, Yorkshire one afternoon when something caught my eye from a distance. I think it might be the best spot I have ever done! I think others would've missed this so see if you can instantly see it too!
Fat Face is a surf-y clothing type chain that we have here in the UK (maybe in other countries too – I am not sure). I have been into my local store in Leeds a few times and nothing has ever jumped out at me before, but today I was in the Skipton shop for the first time ever. I like the decor in fat Face, it has a bit of a nautical outdoors type theme which I really like. As I was hanging out near the changing rooms I spotted a pillar full of old school looking photographs and wondered if perhaps some of them had been shot on a Lomography camera and for some reason I began snapping them with my iphone.
Upon getting closer and closer to the pillar, I realised that in all likelihood, the photos were probably digitally manipulated to look like film (isn’t everything nowadays?) but one photo in particular still caught my eye. It was a photo of a picnic, just the area in the middle really. You could see people’s legs, and a few drinks and other items. One of the hands was holding a Polaroid type instant and there were a few film cameras on the picnic blanket. Then I saw it! A cheeky Lomo camera in the side of the shot. It was a Colorsplash Chakras edition camera lying on the grass beside a bottle of juice. (sorry for the poor photos – the light was making a refection of my iphone in the photo frame!).
Read on dear friend and I will weave a story for you. There may be more questions than answers raised by this peculiar tale. But if it’s clarity you seek, have no fear, things will become clear in time (they always do, don’t they?). So rub the Sandman’s dust from your sleepy eyes and take a journey with me. If you think you have an answer when we reach the end, please do share it in the comments!
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