People in motion

Inspired by one of my favourite photographers, Mimo (go check out her Flickr stream – it is so cool), I did a little series of shots, which you can see below, when travelling last month. I wanted to get a low-down perspective of people in motion. Standing on the travelator in Amsterdam’s Schipol airport, I was caught by the figure in front of me and how cool he looked travelling along this same travelator as I was on. I repositioned the bag I was carrying, so that it would not create an obstacle  and got down on my knees, turned the iPhone upside, placed my finger on the button and snapped. Later, I ran them through Instagram and rotated. The result is a very low-down perspective. HAve posted some of them on my iPhone Flickr account, but you can see them all together here. Hope you like them. Would love to hear your feedback.

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B28

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Beyond the point of no return

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Follow the leaders

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iPhunography in airports

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Perpetual motion

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Schipol Amsterdam

 

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22 responses to “People in motion

  1. I love them all Brendan and I am so honored that you mention me. It is such a pleasure seeing your work everyday on flickr and on instagram and you have a way that is so unique and ever so inspiring!

  2. Hi Brendan. Dog level perspectives are always rewarding as they bring you into a different dimension. Love them.
    I think that presenting B&W and color together always detracts from one of the two, in this case catchy colors make the B&W versions dull. Pick one and stick with it at least as part of a project. Rare, if you think about it, is the photobook that does not take sides.
    I know snapseed and similar tools are a lot of fun, I use them too from time to time, but they will quickly get long in the tooth. I stopped posting them on flickr and am deciding that unity of style across several years at the end of the day pays. So, since I shot for a long time B&W film, I’m picking B&W as my signature approach. Rare are the major photographers that have mastered both and are remembered for both. In our smaller sandbox, I think consistency pays too…
    Keep shooting! I enjoy your streams and this site.
    Giovanni

    • Good point about consistency. I see what you mean by putting the two together. I am cool about it. Still on the path of discovery as to what style I will settle with. You have got me thinking though. Thanks for that.

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