Object Photography

(Above: Some photographs in this series. Scroll to the right.)

In late 2011 I began photographing (mostly electronic) objects. Most of these are objects that I have owned and used and have some affinity for. A good photograph can capture the essence and convey the qualities that the owner saw in this object.

I end up selling some of these things on Craigslist or Ebay. This is preferred over throwing things away in the trash. Selling objects through these services provides a good sense of closure, and the photograph becomes an artifact and means to hold onto the object without having the object itself.

Instead of having a closet full of things, these things can be discarded, but kept alive forever through a photograph in a photo album.

Materials: Retired Electronics, Nikon D100 Digital SLR, Makeshift photoset