Photography: Developing Your Eye I ( WordPress ) is a 10-day photo challenge for bloggers of all photography levels, from beginning photobloggers to pro photographers
Day Seven: “Big” — A Point of View
Today, let’s go big. Photograph something of massive size, inside or outside.
I took these a few years ago when the King Tut exhibit came to Seattle.
I had been lucky enough to be invited to an event for the Media and Elected officials before it was opened to the public.
I was beside myself- I was going to have a chance to stroll through the exhibits eat some great food and hear some great music- plus there was a bug zoo going on at the same time.
What can be better then that?
Seeing this before the exhibit opened:
I walked out of my warehouse and saw this peeking at me from the street above:
I couldn’t believe it- Anubis, looking out over me.
I had been fascinated with archeology since I was eight years old and most of what motivated me to learn and work as an embalmer was Anubis and what he represented.
I walked a little closer and looked up – it was a very surreal moment.
The I ran through the tunnel to the street above and there he was:
Anubis would look over the building I work in for the entire time The King Tut Exhibit was in Seattle- the day they took him away I couldn’t watch. It was sad.
Still, when I walk by the King Street Station I can still see him there:
I took these photos with my digital point and click camera- I was trying to figure out how to use it and get interesting shots from it despite the fact it did all of the thinking.
But I did all the feeling.
( Seattle, Washington