Alphabet photography

Discussion in 'Abstract, Still Life, Specialist and Macro' started by adrian jordin, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. adrian jordin

    adrian jordin Member

    How about this for an interesting idea....

    I didn't take this picture, but thought I'd pass it on as an interesting idea for a project.
    The idea is to make an alphabet or a word or phrase or name using photos of natural shapes that resemble letters of the alphabet.


    There's more of his work here Alphabet Photography by Abba Richman | Best Bookmarks

    As an aside to this...I saw someone else doing something similar at the Bath Christmas Market recently. I would have given him some free publicity and posted his details, but when I asked him if he had a website he said, "No, I don't put anything on the only gets stolen if you do!"
    A shame...
  2. Pete Askew

    Pete Askew Admin

    What an interesting idea. I like that.
  3. Chris Dodkin

    Chris Dodkin West Coast Correspondent

  4. Kev Pugh

    Kev Pugh Well-Known Member

    A good idea and could give rise to some interesting takes :) Dan will be playing with fire with this one :D:D:D
  5. Ralph Thornton

    Ralph Thornton Well-Known Member

    My wife has a poster hanging in her sewing room that has close up photos of butterfly wings with all the letters of the alphabet and numbers zero thru 9. Very cool.

    This is a similar poster I found on the web. Same photos as my wife's but in a different layout.

    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
  6. Hamish Gill

    Hamish Gill Well-Known Member

    I imagine this sort of thing would be good or honing observational skills!
    Maybe this could work as a theme for sometime next year!?
  7. Dan Cattermole

    Dan Cattermole Dan Down - The Steampunk Womble

    I'm in on that one!! what a brilliant idea! :)
  8. matt densham

    matt densham New Member

  9. Hamish Gill

    Hamish Gill Well-Known Member

    Ive seen your website before!
    Are you the photographer?

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