Almost blue – Chet Baker
This entry was posted on March 25, 2012 by cameravagrant. It was filed under Nowhereville, Projects and was tagged with Chet Baker, france, nowhereville, photography.
It’s going well, this project, Jean-Pierre. 🙂
March 25, 2012 at 11:03 pm
Yeah, it’s going ok, thanks Ashley!
March 27, 2012 at 5:41 pm
Listening to Chet Baker while viewing these images is divine. A perfect music selection for this post. Love the photos. The sense of the forgotten and abandonment is present but there is hope, and life in these images – even if it’s just the stories they have to tell.
March 26, 2012 at 1:00 am
I’m so glad to hear that you liked the music selection for this set, as I couldn’t decide, and then, by some random set of circumstances I happened upon Chet. Also, thanks for the insightful & positive comments you made about the images, it really is much appreciated.
March 27, 2012 at 5:44 pm
Great set! Love the last one, especially. Keep it going man, good luck!
March 26, 2012 at 1:28 am
Oh yes, always on the roll. Thanks, brother!
March 27, 2012 at 5:45 pm
I love it, the texture of life in full on black and white.
March 26, 2012 at 5:46 pm
Awesome compliment, thanks Karen!
March 27, 2012 at 5:48 pm
I love the one of the sky! Amazing. 😀
March 27, 2012 at 8:47 am
To add the great Chet Baker to your amazing & conematic frames is mindblowing, Jean-Pierre. I look at them gems of yours in the middle of nowhere some hotel room in southern Germany. And I must confess: Nowhereville is something felt. Deeply felt.
All the best & safe travels, Fritsch.
March 27, 2012 at 3:27 pm
That is the best compliment you can possibly offer, that you can ‘feel’ them…Thanks so much, brother.
March 27, 2012 at 5:50 pm
Reblogged this on The Wit Continuum.
March 27, 2012 at 3:43 pm
What an amazing compliment! Thanks ever so much for the reblog.
March 27, 2012 at 5:51 pm
You know I love, love your work! Brilliant as always.
March 27, 2012 at 9:12 pm
So kind of you, much love!
March 28, 2012 at 5:09 pm
This is excellent. Love the mood and technique applied to this series, so mesmerizing.
March 27, 2012 at 6:35 pm
Thank you for the brilliant compliment!
March 29, 2012 at 5:33 pm
I really like this selection..dark, brooding, dusty and a little wild..
March 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm
Very cool compliment, thanks so much. And yes, these are born in a dusty, and slightly wild place…
March 29, 2012 at 5:35 pm
Moody, a tad melancholy and my kind of photography.
March 30, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Glad you liked them! And yes, you’re right I suppose, they are a tad melancholic & moody…What can I say, also my kind of photography, LOL.
March 30, 2012 at 8:55 pm
Yes, all masterpieces.
Eugene Atget, the best photographer of all time, would approve.
March 31, 2012 at 2:33 pm
Ah yes, the master. Well, I would like to think that he would have approved…of me bringing him his tea! LOL. Thanks again brother, I really do appreciate the kind comments immensely.
March 31, 2012 at 5:28 pm
Oh you’ve got some good stuff here, JP! The second one down, with the clouds and contrail – those lit clouds could so easily by flaring flames that the aircraft, pheonix-like, is soaring above. And I like V F Cursi too – the sign (if that’s what it is) goes so well with the overhanging boughs, and all the leaf litter in the foreground, and its in exactly the right place in the frame.
But maybe the most striking one is the bottom one – the open magasine on the bench – and most of all that tentacle-like or triffid-like, very sharp shadow, advancing across the ground and climbing (crawling???) up onto the seat – wow! Good stuff, my friend! Adrian
April 1, 2012 at 11:37 am
April 3, 2012 at 10:24 am
Thanks, appreciate it.
April 3, 2012 at 9:38 pm
very cool pic…esp. love that one with the gas station..nice
April 3, 2012 at 8:13 pm
So nice of you, thanks so much!
April 11, 2012 at 2:19 pm
Beautiful post. Loving sifting through your posts. I was just thinking, your photographs would make an incredible photo zine. Then I read about your plans. Goodluck with the project, i’ll be watching.
April 11, 2012 at 11:52 am
Thank you so much for the kind comments. Yes, I’m still exploring a few different options for this impending series, which is all very exciting of course! Indeed, watch this space…
Great images and erie feeling which makes it so amazing!!!
April 19, 2012 at 2:47 pm
Thanks a million, glad you liked these!
April 20, 2012 at 10:47 am
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