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Mission: Defamiliarize

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Submitted by: Brian Short (andessurvivor.com)

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Make a set of ten photos which take something familiar to you--a town, building, object, etc.--and defamiliarize it, make it seem foreign. Use a mix of extreme closeups, weird lighting, foreground/background focusing and odd angles and other effects to make something that you know very well seem like something you've never seen before, something spooky and/or luminous and/or magical. See an example at http://www.andessurvivor.com/2012/01/23/mission-defamiliarize/

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Azalea Defamiliarized

I decided to just walk around my apartment complex since that is a very common place that I see multiple times a day. I usually use my Minolta manual camera but it was in a friend’s car so I had to use my iPhone but I still think they came out alright.

Assignment 4 (part 2) – Mission: Defamiliarize

I created this visual using pixlr express app on my iPhone. I photographed some objects, uploaded it to my pixlr express station and started playing around with some awesome layers and filters. I had a lot fun with this application, and I’m still learning more about it.…

3 STAR Visual Assignment #2: “DEFAMILIARIZE”

For this assignment i took my creativity to another level, I used saturation, lighting, contrast, and even effects from both pixlr and my photo-bucket account to make these ten objects look totally abstract ad unfamiliar. The ten objects that I chose below are Aunt Jemima’s Syrup, Red Devil Hot Sauce,…

The Ds106 Assignment- Mission: Defamiliarize

 
The Ds106 Assignment- Mission: Defamiliarize
Make a set of ten photos which take something familiar to you–a town, building, object, etc.–and defamiliarize it, make it seem foreign. Use a mix of extreme closeups, weird lighting, foreground/background focusing and odd angles and other effects to make something that you know…

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Mission Defamiliarize was my favorite assignment! I enjoyed taking everyday items and photographing them in a way that portrays them as unfamiliar items. The first picture is of my kitchen cabinets, taken from an angle underneath them and then…

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#DS106 Assignment – Mission: Defamiliarize

DS106 Assignment  – Mission: Defamiliarize
Make a set of ten photos which take something familiar to you–a town, building, object, etc.–and defamiliarize it, make it seem foreign. Use a mix of extreme closeups, weird lighting, foreground/background focusing and odd angles and other effects to make something that you know very…

Defamiliarize

The assignment was to take 10 photos of a place familiar to you and make it seem foreign. The following were pictures around my house…

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Mission: Defamiliarize

This is a post for a new assignment submission called “Mission: Defamiliarize.”
The idea is to take a series of ten photos that make a familiar place–in this case Ann Arbor, Michigan–seem strange, magical, creepy, whatever.
Here are the photos!…

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3 STAR Visual Assignment #2: “DEFAMILIARIZE”

For this assignment i took my creativity to another level, I used saturation, lighting, contrast, and even effects from both pixlr and my photo-bucket account to make these ten objects look totally abstract ad unfamiliar. The ten objects that I chose below are Aunt Jemima’s Syrup, Red Devil Hot Sauce,…