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    Straneg reading of Hokusai

    OK, I know he was not a photographer, but there is a link

    I have put together the poster for Quinni' Kids Club Family Pinhole Photography Day, listed with WPPD, for which I am annual dark room worker as I don't allow kids into my darkroom, actually I allow almost no one into my darkroom

    In one of the first drafts I used a detail from Hokusai's One Hundred Views of Mt Fuji, the one where a pinhole image is shown on a wall-screen thing

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    Viewed as a heavily cropped detail the image suddenly suggested a man worshiping the view through a woman's thighs - I put it here to show how easy wrong readings are, or are they wrong?

    Anyway, the poster ended up with a pic from last year's Quinninup Pinhole Day, the reason being that the Hokusai was considered too obscure by the QKC coordinator

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    PS - WPPD is on the 29th of April this year and is a chance for everyone to return to basics for a day

    PPS - Anyone in WA reading this who has any old/broken 120 cameras that can be donated to the QKC for conversion to pinhole cameras please contact me - Milo can cameras loose their charm after a while

    PPPS - This thread is opened to see how images are read by different people, not as an avenue to the sort of silliness that occurred on the Lewis Carroll thread
    Last edited by John Austin; 03-02-2012 at 08:20 PM. Click to view previous post history.



 

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