Hands and Feet by randystreat

Hands and Feet

Get Pushed Week 425
my get pushed partner this week challenged me to review the work of Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi from a book she did called 1.9.4.7 which is a set of black and white photographs of hands and feet take some similar images this week.

It was a bit difficult for me, who uses mostly natural light, to get the lighting to be what I wanted it to be. It was also difficult for me to take these "selfies." Too bad I don't have someone here most of the time to pose for me. All in all it was an interesting challenge and I spent a lot of time planning it out in my head and took a number of photos that didn't work out.
@kali66 Thank you Kali. This was definitely a challenge for me. Thank goodness I don't work and I have plenty of time to think, plan, photograph and mess about with photoshop.
September 17th, 2020  
I looked at that challenge when she made it and think you have done a remarkable job or recreating her work! FAV
September 17th, 2020  
Excellent Kathy! you did really well with this and I am glad you pushed yourself to obtain such a great result
September 17th, 2020  
Well done!
September 17th, 2020  
This is quite lovely Kathy.
September 17th, 2020  
Lovely images and presentation.
September 17th, 2020  
These are awesome!! I love how it looks like an open book. Very well done, Kathy! I admire your interest in taking these challenges.
September 17th, 2020  
@grammyn Thank you Katy. I appreciate your praise.
@kali66 Glad you like these Kali. Thank you.
@kjarn Thank you Kathy.
@jamibann Thanks so much Issi.
@thewatersphotos Thank you Gary. They do what the name same suggests - they push me. They do take time to plan and then execute though. I couldn't have done this when I worked.
@wakelys Thanks so much Susan.
September 17th, 2020  
Like the subjects and captures.
September 17th, 2020  
I am really impressed Kathy- on all points! I would be very reluctant to photograph my feet and hands but you rose to the occasion! The lighting is superb too. Well done!
September 18th, 2020  
@pyrrhula Thank you Ferry. Led to the subject by my get-pushed partner or I probably wouldn't have done it.
@olivetreeann Darkness hides a multitude of sins. My hands and feet are not photogenic, but post-processing helped a bit. Thank you very much Ann.
September 18th, 2020  
Great composition and light. Fav.
September 19th, 2020  
@haskar Thank you. I appreciate your comments and fav.
September 19th, 2020  
Really wonderful photos. I haven’t seen the artist’s work, but I love yours. And like the way you’ve arranged it like they are in a book.
September 20th, 2020  
@mcsiegle Thank you. The tip I was given about the artist showed her photos in an album. Unfortunately after several hours working on this, I realized the photos were on white pages. I wasn't about to go back and change this, so I didn't.
September 20th, 2020  
How did I miss these?? Brilliant!! Fav
September 22nd, 2020  
@30pics4jackiesdiamond Thank you very much.
September 22nd, 2020  
great interpretation!
September 22nd, 2020  
The time and effort you put into creating these has produced great results. Well done
September 23rd, 2020  
simply awesome!
September 23rd, 2020  
@jackies365 @suez1e @valpetersen Thank you Jackie, Sue and Val for taking the time to view and comment on this photo. I do appreciate that.
September 23rd, 2020  
Hi, if you can remember, could you tell me how you lit and got the hands photo Kathy??
October 2nd, 2020  
Jackie, my closet is a adjacent to my bathroom which has a window. I stood just in the light coming in the door to the closet adjusting exposure until I got some I liked. Sidelit, I guess is the technical term. I don't own or use anything but natural light or lamps or an occasional flashlight.
October 2nd, 2020  
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