I took a 2 week "vacation" back home to visit family and friends in my hometown. As usual, I took my camera everywhere, and took photos in my parent's house, in the woods behind my sister's house, and urban exploring with a friend in Buffalo. I've uploaded all of the shots I like from my 2 weeks in Western NY, and come to find that my DSLR reached 9999 photos, and I had my first rollover!
Thanks to everyone who has +fav'd and commented in my work, here's to another 10k!
I just finished my first full year of being a photography major at The University of the Arts (first year is "foundation" aka every random visual art except for photo), and so I'm devoting the summer break to "personal art" time. Which, apparently, meant editing photos from 2009. HOLY SHIT 2009!
Ok, so back story on the series. On August 28th and 29th, I went to Chicago to see two of the last ten Nine Inch Nails shows. After between 11 and 12 hours on a bus, and the best weekend of my life, on the 30th I went on a day-long abandoned building trek with my urban decay buddy fragilemidnight (https://www.deviantart.com/fragilemidnight) and a friend of hers (I think his DevID is :devst
My best inspiration has always been music (especially Nine Inch Nails).
To my, and everyone's surprise, Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) released a 36-track instrumental album called Ghosts I-IV (and yay, there will be more volumes to come).
"This collection of music is the result of working from a very visual perspective - dressing imagined locations and scenarios with sound and texture; a soundtrack for daydreams."~TR
Now, normal NIN albums inspire me enough, but an album that from the start was visual...
So, as soon as I heard the album all the way through, I started taking pictures around my house that very night.
I made a folder in my