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Emotional Imagery of Music

Music as an artform has the ability to evoke strong emotions and mental imagery in a way distinct from other forms of art. These are images that are evoked in the authors by other artists music. contest details

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Overview

Music as an art form has the ability to evoke strong emotions and imagery in a way distinct from other art forms. Photography is also an form of art that is able to evoke strong emotions within people, and the aim of this contest is to unify the two, if just for a brief fleeting moment.

This is an opportunity to share with other likeminded people those special musical gems you keep close to your heart. Those feelings or images that would be hard to share with others, or would make you feel silly discussing in person with friends or family can be shared here.


Brief

Your brief is to take a piece of music (instrumental or lyrical) that has special meaning to you, or that has always evoked strong emotions in yourself, and to produce a visual document of that emotion or mental imagery. Visualise what the lyrics or music makes you feel and search out that image.

Please note, that this contest is NOT about taking pictures of music, bands, performing artists, or instruments. It's about the mental imagery that a special piece of music can strike up in your mind.

Clarification on what the moderators will be looking for:

  1. Name of the song and artiste(s) listed within the photo details
  2. The verse or chorus of the song that caused you to photograph the submission must be listed within the submission details.
  3. An explanation of what the image and lyrics means to you will be necessary in most cases unless the image is very succint and obviously related to the lyrics. This will be at the moderators discretion.
  4. The image will be relevant to the contest brief, and not detract from it in any way (if there is a very tenuous link between the song listed and the image posted, the moderators may or may not decide to delete your submission)
  5. ALL categories of photographs are welcome, from abstract to nature, from portraiture to photo art. However, the image must be predominately 'real' or/and 'photographed' and 100% computer rendered images shall not be accepted.

Examples & Ideas 

Artist

Oasis

Song:

Let’s Talk

Passage:

"All your dreams are made, of strawberry lemonade

And you make sure, I eat today

You take me, walking....

...to where you played when you were young"

Description:

This song has always had the ability to make me stop dead wherever I am, and whatever I'm doing - and just think, and reminisce, and occasionally shed a tear or two. People that have been important to me in my life, and that I've lost contact with - how are they doing? Are they ok? Those random strangers that pop into your life for a fleeting moment and can touch your soul so profoundly that you rethink the entire way you've been living your life. Those childhood friends with whom you felt so safe, and that growing old was an impossibility that you'd never have to face. Oh to be so innocent again.

http://www.markromanek.com/video/14.html

http://www.photoblink.com/imageview.asp?imageid=128103

 


Open your hearts, and minds, and share.

All comments
  1. CherylB images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 10:47:51 AM)
    Izzy, this is great..you did a good job on this. I'll keep an eye on it and see if I can suggest anything. This should be a fun project :)
  2. perplex images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 10:54:14 AM)
    Heh, cheers C :) Spent quite a sizable amount of my office time at work scratching my head and editing this!
  3. btezra images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 11:23:33 AM)
    ~I am quite intrigued Izzy, and I am more than willing to put a good mount of thought and personal reflection into this...~
  4. KateWossner portfolio images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 12:00:24 PM)
    Music and Photography...my two favorite hobbies...I always love to link pictures with songs...
  5. blu images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 12:16:48 PM)
    told ya, I'll be in :-)
  6. perplex images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 12:20:56 PM)
    Yay! Just added some translated versions at the top. They won't be 100%, but for those that visit here whose first language isn't english, it should help at least a little bit :)
  7. MarioP images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 1:14:17 PM)
    Count on me!
  8. Karrie Austin images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 2:02:54 PM)
    Sounds great! I'm already racking my brain for a really good one! :)
  9. Terry Forrest portfolio images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 3:14:53 PM)
    It sounds intriguing, Izzy and music has always been one of my passions. I don't usually participate in the special contests, though, and not too sure I'd be able to come up with anything that would fit. I would participate from a commenting and voting point, though, as I usually at least do that.
  10. Bas Haasnoot images by all images by comments by comments to (10/26/2004 4:19:16 PM)
    Defenitely! This can be very inspiring!
  11. SirnesPhotography portfolio images by all images by comments by comments to (10/27/2004 6:48:44 AM)
    I love the idea. Very often songs come in mind when trying to find suitable titles to my photos. Photos and music are all about feelings, and go very well together. Count me in.
  12. Amuletum images by all images by comments by comments to (10/27/2004 10:15:37 AM)
    Great idea and well executed, Izzy. I'll be thinking about how I can contribute and participate.
  13. Sergei Samus portfolio images by all images by comments by comments to (10/28/2004 2:21:51 PM)
    This is a very good idea, I'll certainly schedule the contest to go live soon
  14. perplex images by all images by comments by comments to (10/28/2004 5:21:55 PM)
    WOOHOO!
  15. Yuri Bonder portfolio images by all images by comments by comments to (10/29/2004 1:47:11 AM)
    Very very NICE
  16. ckldybr portfolio images by all images by comments by comments to (11/6/2004 7:56:54 AM)
    I can hardly wait. I have lots of ideas. Congrats Perplex.
  17. 4wd images by all images by comments by comments to (11/6/2004 8:08:36 AM)
    Sounds like a good idea.
  18. LindaY portfolio images by all images by comments by comments to (11/6/2004 7:19:00 PM)
    This sounds challenging and interesting. I also love both music and photography!
  19. perplex images by all images by comments by comments to (11/7/2004 2:18:35 PM)
    Wow, you take a few weeks out to plan a round-the-world journey and look what happens in your absence!
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