But who would choose a subject that would lead to many "Weird", "fetishist", and "wrong-un" comments from the twitterverse ? ........that would be me then! When Chris asked me if I had a concept in mind when I chose this as a subject I said that forward planning isn't my strong point. The truth is that when I was asked to choose the subject I happened to be staring vacantly at the pile of kids shoes that protects my hallway floor from getting worn out !
So after setting up a shot on Tuesday night using said shoes....I hated it. The lighting wasn't great, highlights were blown, subject wasn't composed correctly and was dull and underexposed. This left me stuck for an idea. Until tonight when I brought my work boots home to clean off the
I seem to spend my whole life in Steel toecap boots. Since my first Saturday job at 12 years old as a gardener, right through college, as a Forester and now at work in construction. After a rough calculation it works out I've worn boots for about 8 and a half years of my life so far !
So that's what inspired this shot. these things are a constant presence in my life The slippers were added just as some quirky interest and as a texture contrast with the boots. This shot is obviously SOOC but I might play with this one later and post an edited version.
Here are the links to the rest of the boys taking part in this project, and unlike Eje the lazy