This is the start of my Summer project: revisiting my homage to a precious object: just got to recap.
Homage to a Precious Object
We were asked to take a series of images of the most precious possession.
Choosing my object was easy. Earlier this year, my Nana passed away from dementia: it emotionally had a huge impact upon my life and photography. At the time I used this box in a lot of my photography as it was her vanity case that she gave to me.
Because this has been an important object to me, I decided to use it for this task. I chose to use the Mamiya 7 as I had not tried it yet. I thought that the camera would be more suited to outdoor scenery: landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes because the focal distance needed is around 1.5m, and with a fixed lens this means that the object did not fill the frame. Therefore, it loses its importance and a viewer is more inclined to…
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