Attraction of Quirky Photography

Quietly amused. Phil Keneen posted this quirky photograph on his blog – and now it is showing on the wordpress home page as an image and post of interest:

About 2 months ago I shot a similar image, and without any knowledge of his or anyone else composing such a strange image. Here is my version:

#42 Tied Ham

Just for extra fun, here is my second attempt, this time using a power-cable….

#44 Cable Tied

Now I am wondering what level of traffic my composition will attract. It seems the more unique and interesting your photography is, the more people notice. Food for thought.

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2 thoughts on “Attraction of Quirky Photography

  1. Haha! I did the same thing – a few months ago a took a shoot of a naked man holding a real pigs head in front of his own, I thought it was an original idea. It wasn’t. I found an almost identical image that had been taken almost two years previously!

    Great shots though.

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  2. Hello Phil. Don’t you love that about photography?! So often we believe we have thought of something original and unique – yet a simple google search reveals we either must have seen it before or the world has waaay too many photographs having the same ideas!
    Thanks for checking out my post, I was unsure whom it would attract. A man holding a pig’s head you say…. hmmm….. nah, that doesn’t like fun!

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