11 June 2013

Street Photography by a Five Year Old

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Everybody sees their city differently. What does the city look like through the eyes of a five year-old girl named Lulu-Sophia? She's my kid. She grows up in a home filled with cameras. So I decided to find out.

The Canon 7D is always on the window sill at our place and, when we're riding around on the Bullitt cargo bike, I let Lulu-Sophia carry the 7D in the box.

I never say what she should take photos of. I just say "take photos if you want". Totally up to her. I don't notice what she does but when I load the photos onto the computer, I get to see what she sees. It's wonderful.

I've made a little set of her street photography work on Flickr but here are some of her Cycle Chic shots from the urban landscape. Both from the flat and from the Bullitt.
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And of course, the set wouldn't be complete without a shot of your big brother, Felix.

3 comments:

Annie Angello said...

It's somewhat unrelated, but I've gotta say, you have beautiful kids.

Sarah R. said...

She had got such an eye! Comes by it naturally I suppose :) Its great that she is learning to capture her inner artsy side at such a young age!

hellibird said...

Kids have an excellent eye. I let my 9 year old niece loose with my snapshot camera at a family function and ended up with 250 excellent pictures of food, guests and flowers.