Presented in conjunction with SlowExposures 2009, the nationally recognized photo exhibition held annually in Pike County, the new The phoDOGraphy Show showcases a collection of photographs taken by dogs.’Yes, dogs,’ says curator, Jan Fields. ‘Six canine phoDOGraphers were asked to take phoDOGraphs where they like to play in and around their home.’Equipped with cameras with an automatic timer that goes off every two seconds, this whimsical collection of 30 photographs looks at rural Georgia from a dog’s point of view.’We used a very small digital camera attached to the dog’s collar under his or her chin and let them take to the streets to create a documentary centered around the theme ‘˜in my neighborhood,” she said.Each dog owner was given abut a week to complete the assignment and the pho-DOGraphers took about 1,000 images each. Final exhibition images were chosen based on originality, technical execution and individual style.
SlowExposures goes to the dogs
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