Day two of my photography workshop and happily I’m feeling much better about being here. The first day was long, frustrating and somehow dispiriting (my assignment was to come up with an image that would be part of a MOMA retrospective of my work–c’mon) and I was consumed with self doubt and–well–fury about the assignment I had to tackle. Plus I didn’t know how or where to find anything to photograph. A baptism by fire, to say the least.
But today I settled in a bit, got my bearings and spent the bulk of the day photographing this beautiful and interesting place. This afternoon the entire class headed out to a wacky place called Elmer’s Barn, an enormous antique/junk shop that was a feast for the eyes and a liability lawyer’s dream.
Every nook and cranny was crammed with STUFF; this row of junk drawers caught my eye. How could I resist this lone red drawer? (Plus, my maiden name is Walker, and nearly every drawer is branded with a “W.” Perfect.)