Running with it: the proof sheet


In response to suggestions from  Nancy, Dan , and  Lesley at Thanks Tom!, here are some initial shots I took today…

Thoughts and feedback appreciated.

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“Running with it: the proof sheet”

  1. April 23rd, 2009 at 9:05 pm      Reply Dan Meyer Says:

    Like ‘em all. Keep in mind that if this is heading for print, unless you’re sending this out to a fancy printer, you’ll want to keep the contrast high. Printers are pretty lame at shades of gray, which makes the 4th, 6th, and 7th your least ideal picks, strictly in terms of your output medium. Not in terms of prettiness.

    I prefer these to stock photography by a couple million percent.

    • April 23rd, 2009 at 9:45 pm      Reply alicemercer Says:

      I took ‘em with my camera phone (ya know the one that decapitated you in the ILC photo?) I’m thinking these may be like initial Polaroid. I may call the kids back and redo it with one of the cameras around the site that have a better output. I’ll be doing my own printing on a LaserJet.

      I’m glad you like them. My own taste is pretty quirky, so it never hurts for me to check it out with someone else.

  2. April 23rd, 2009 at 9:34 pm      Reply Lesley Edwards Says:

    Great shots! The kids will love being part of it.

  3. April 25th, 2009 at 5:04 pm      Reply Nancy Says:

    I like the first hands pic and the kids walking hand in hand on the map.


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