He Saw…..She Saw: The Gold King Mine

Peter’s image of tricycle at the Gold King Mine

When Peter and I look at our images together we are often surprised how one of us interprets a scene so differently than the other. When I saw Peter photographing in this old building, I asked him what he was trying to capture. He said the tricycle and gave me the “of course” look.

I stood where he stood, looking through my viewfinder, and couldn’t put together an image. I started walking around it, and became fascinated with how the wood grain reflected in the seat of the tricycle. I must have spent 20 minutes working on a version of the image….well long enough for Peter to come back and check on me.

Mary’s version of tricycle at Gold King Mine

As I was gathering the images for this post, and noticing the documentation image that Peter took of me, I now realize he captured so many other interesting subjects in this building that I missed. I photographed the tricycle, turned around and walked out. Maybe I should stay near him more often and ask “what do you see?”.

To see more images from Gold King Mine check out our Gold King Mine Flickr Album.

To read Peter’s post on Gold King Mine click here

To see our “best of” portfolio of images check out our website at: www.pamphotography.com

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