Lomography Lady Grey 400
The Parade ...
... or how to make a picture nostalgic and with a temporal burden even if it was just shot.
Better, how to illustrate the temporal shared hallucination mentioned by Barthes, in Camera Lucida.
When Andreas handed me the pictures I thought "How old were you Andreas in the seventies and you could take those vintage pictures of the Αποκριάτικο Καρναβάλι" (Photos by Andreas Neophytou)
Sometimes its too obvious, I reckon. Or is it just me?
The awkward beauty of a fleeting moment that is either imprinted on the back of my head or captured inside this tiny plastic box.
In any case, this precious moment is gone forerer. Then, sometimes, darkness and chemical solutions might (or not), refresh this lost memory of mine.
"Much have been said about the clarity of photography, but little has been said about its obscurity. And yet it is photography that has taught us to see from the unexpected vantage point…" From "The Photographer's Eye" by John Szarkowski (Andreas Neophytou)
The Bulb Collective consists of photographers active in urban (and rural) photography with an expressive shift to include highly aesthetic and poetic images in their assignments.