Second takes for weekly photo challenge

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.”

— Oscar Wilde

The Daily Post Photo Challenge this week is an interesting one:

Artists are inspired by and capture the world around us: sculptors immortalize people with statues; painters record events in their masterpieces. What about the other way around? For this week’s theme, find inspiration in a piece of art, and go further: imitate it. Here are some ideas:

  • Reenact a painting. …
  • Take a new version of one of your photos. Re-create your own work. Same subject, same scene, same angle. (In your post, show or link to the original one!)
  • Imitate a sculpture, …

 

Today I ventured out in minus 20 degrees C, without tech gloves, and tried to recreate the scenes in earlier photos.  The results are far from ‘perfect’, but the process was fun and something I will undoubtedly try again. These are the two previously posted pictures that inspired today’s photo shoot:

 

Following are the two ‘imitations’ (not quite) that I took on February 13, 2016:

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12 thoughts on “Second takes for weekly photo challenge

    1. Thank you–I wasn’t familiar with Turner but looked him up–he did like to portray the beauty of clouds and light–he is a wonderful discovery for me — there is no end to the variety of scenery up in the sky 🙂

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