Monday, April 30, 2007

What is this?









Can you say what both these are? Both are common objects. The pictures were clicked by Atul (aged 9), again on a 'photography project' which I assigned him, in order to dissuade T.V watching. When he first showed it to me, I couldnt guess what it was (even though it was in my home!). Can you?


(Shall reveal the answer after I have your guesses. I'm sure many of you will get it right)


And here are more pictures, clicked by him from unusual angles.





21 comments:

  1. Is it an inside view of a lampshade? :)

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  2. It's a lampshade seen from above, no? And on the center there's the light bulb. Very clever! :)

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  3. Misti: Added more pics after you left the comment.Shall revert :-)

    Devil mood: Added few more photos, after you left the comment. I agree--really clever.Can you make out what the second photo is?

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  4. The first is the inside of a lampshade.
    The second looks like an engine part, can't be sure though but I think you already know that. :-)

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  5. 1 - lampshade

    2 - roller comb

    3 - curtains

    4 - stairs

    3& 4 were pretty easy....great snaps....

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  6. Stargazer :Thanks for dropping by.

    Jeya: Didnt ask you to guess 3 & 4!!! :-)They are pretty obviuos,right! Yes--even I found the snaps amazing,considering its clicked by a 9 year old.Shall pass on your compliments to him.

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  7. Geez, I didn't know until I read the others' answers! How clever of both of you! You, for coming up with an idea that doesn't involve TV or video games, and him for being so creative with his choices.

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  8. The 2nd one is trickier...

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  9. I'd say the first orange picture is the inside of a blender operating empty. For the second one, no idea at all. The curtain and the stairs pictures look great for their angles!! Atul does a very good job with the camera!!!

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  10. Devil Mood: It is a hair brush.So clever, right?

    Jonice:Thank you!!Shall definitely pass on your compliments to Atul.He will be delighted.

    The first picture is a lampshade clicked from above.
    The second is a hair brush or a roller comb.

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  11. I guessed the second one! :-) I love how a differnet perspective can make something look so different - like these everyday objects! He has a creative gift :)

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  12. hey
    atul sure is getting smarter day by day :)
    i guessed the 1st one.. cudn't guess the 2nd one though

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  13. enikku first two manassilaylla.
    Bhaviyil orappayum Athul Alfred Hitchcock ne pole oru director aakum.
    3 & 4 angles resembles his style.

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  14. Lovely pics, considering they are clicked by a 9-year old. And a good way to keep him away from the dumb TV set. I wish him happy holidays and let his creativity take wings.

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  15. Absolutely brilliant pics for a 9 year old. Am sure he will turn out to be one of the top photographers if he takes this up as a profession. First glance difficult to guess what these are. However it is the imagination and the angles with which the pics are taken that is truely amazing for a nine year old to visualise and take. I would never have tried these out myself.

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  16. I was unsure about the first pic, but guessed the rest..Atul..you have a great eye..

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  17. Kudos to your son for such amazing pics and to you for encouraging his creativity.

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  18. Okay, I am going to give my guesses and then I am going to look. My nephew is very clever and I am certain he has fooled me.

    1) A lampshade

    2) A vacuum cleaner brush

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  19. Thats gr8.. !For a kid , he sure has a knack of angles and shades..

    Dont be surprised.. if he comes up with a competitive art site..

    U hav some competition to handle in u r family ;)

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  20. I am sorry for the immensely late comment, but I was just seeing the various pics under wordless Wednesday, and I these are such amazing pics ( esp for a 9 year old). I didn't guess the lamp shade or the hair brush!

    I myself love talking such pictures!

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  21. nice abstract photography...

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