I've joined Kenneth Wajda and a small group of photographers in a weekly photo game. Each week Kenneth writes a prompt, and we're each tasked with creating a photograph that meets the prompt.
There are a few rules:
- All submissions must be scans of film, no photos from digital cameras
- Images must be taken, processed, and submitted by 8AM 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 "Wintertime," which seemed straightforward. Just find some pictures of cold-looking, snowy things. Right?
That's what this picture is. It's a weed poking through several inches of undisturbed snow. I saw it on an afternoon walk, and it caught my eye because it was the only thing sticking out of the snow.
I like the simplicity and contrast of the image. It's striking. I also like the symbolism of a lone plant standing tall, despite being inches deep in snow in the dead of winter.
The photo was captured on Ilford HP5+ using a Nikon N90s with a 35mm lens.