Tag: collaboration

04 Sep

Super mega collab – story edition!

Chris Lane / Collaboration, photography / / 5 Comments

Here is a project that has been in the works for some time now. Another collaboration with fellow photographers via twitter. You can see collab 1 and collab 2 as well. With the first, everyone was given the same photo to edit in whatever means they saw fit. We got some pretty interesting results out of one photo. The second collab was started with a photo and like the game telephone, aka Chinese whispers, the image was changed by a person next in line until a very different result ended the entire thing.

This time around, I started with a photo that I thought could be taken in multiple ways as a story starting point. Then the photo was sent to two different people to continue the story how they saw fit. That was each given to someone else, with an occasional branching point along the line. This will make more sense in a bit. Each person had to create a new photo illustrating a point in a story. The only photos each person saw were the ones that came before them in their particular branch.

The collaboration effect gets pretty interesting when so many people from all over the world get a chance to do their own thing. First up, I’ll show the entire tree with thumbnails on how the process went. After that I will illustrate each story from beginning to end in larger images.

Collab 3, full story

Story 1:

I started the project with this image:
The Beginning

Next up was Reem. @Reemistry

Next was Eje Gustafsson. @Eje_G

Finally in this branch was Angela Butler. @AngelaMaryBee

Story 2:

I’ll repeat the ones above as thumbnails:
The Beginning

And finally in this story branch was Bryan Dockett. @Dockettphoto

Story 3:

The Beginning

This branch, after mine was from Pete Glogiewicz. @PeteGlogiewicz

Next up was from Loc Lam. @yaadayaada

Finally in this story was Gary D. Chapman. @garydchapman

Story 4:

The Beginning

And finishing up the fourth storyline was Chris Nitz. @Chris_Nitz

So there you have it. Another collaboration project amongst a great group of photographers with a wide variety of ideas and stories of their own. I am very pleased with how this project turned out and it was a lot of fun to put together. Subscribe and stick around for the next collaboration, which will be quite different from this.

Also, feel free to interpret the stories in your own way, I’d love to hear what you think of them in the comments below!

19 Mar

This is the biggest collaborative project yet.

Chris Lane / Art, illustration, photography / / 3 Comments

You may have seen my previous collaboration project with 8 others via twitter but this time I decided to go bigger. I also completely changed the format of how we went about the effort. Previously, I gave each person the same set of raw files and told them to do whatever they felt like doing with them. This time, I started with one finalized image, handed it off to the next person to do whatever they wanted, and then their file would go on to the next, and the next and so on until everyone was finished. The only image each person saw was the one handed to them, so everyone is completely in the dark at this point. Well, today will be the big unveiling.
The rules were simple, anything was allowed, except they had to leave one part of the image intact, or at least recognizable, and add or change at least one thing. The beginning image was one I recently showed for a local art collective program I was a part of, called The Traveler. Below I will post the size that my blog will allow with the name of the manipulator beneath, then at the bottom of this post I will put them all together in a more concise manner.

Collab 2 Img 0

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