I joined Kenneth Wajda and a small group of photographers in a weekly photo game a while ago. Kenneth wrote a prompt each week and tasked us with creating a photograph that met the prompt. Unfortunately, Kenneth's photo game is taking a break.
Since I'm not prepared to give up the game, my wife has graciously agreed to provide me with a surprise prompt each week so that I can continue.
The rules are still the same:
- All submissions must be scans of film, no photos from digital cameras
- Images must be taken, processed, and submitted by 8 AM each Saturday
- Miss a week, and you're out
My goal in playing is simple. Get out and shoot film.
This week's prompt is "farm life," something I've been thinking about since I discovered a neighbor's chickens. I like the idea of having chickens or maybe bees. I like the idea that they make things that we can eat. They're useful.
However, farm life doesn't seem like it's all fresh eggs and honey. When I think of farm life, I think of wide-open spaces and loneliness, where the nearest friends may be the deer in your backyard. That's what this week's photos are about.
I made this photo on Ilford HP5+ with my grandfather's Rolleiflex.
Other Photos from the Roll