Abandoned Teddy

My latest concept is to try and tell more of a story in my images, and to help me with that is my new friend Teddy.

Teddy and I went to Ferrymead Heritage Park today after work when the light was just right for doing a composite image that I had in mind.  They have given me permission to shoot there after hours (in exchange for a small fee) and after I did the composite stuff I took time to shoot more creatively.

Here Teddy is propped up on the tracks, wedged against a handy weed I found growing there.  To complete the aged and abandoned feeling, I changed the image to BW, toned it with sepia, added some dust and scratched and age spots to the image, finishing it off with a scratched up frame.

The story I am trying to tell is of sadness, abandonment, loss, of time past and better days.

What story does it tell you?

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Mad keen photographer figuring it out as she goes!
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8 Responses to Abandoned Teddy

  1. Ajay Goel says:

    Beautifully executed. Although along with pathos, the subject evokes a cuddly feel too 🙂

  2. great photo. I instantly thought about a little boy crying for his lost teddy.

  3. green_knight says:

    The grunge texture does not work for me – too pixelated in the top right corner, but I absolutely adore the focus – it’s spot on!

  4. freddie says:

    Is that Ted?

  5. Honestly, I worry about the safety of the child losing something this close to the rail lines.

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