Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Practice Your Photo Skills, Never Leave The Comfort of Your Desk Chair

Fernando Pereira Gomes is a real person, and a real photographer. Yet, his latest work is strictly virtual. In a wonderfully clever move, he's created a street photography project using the virtual streets of Grand Theft Auto 5.

The results are oddly compelling. Consider this example:

I suppose I could be a cynic and scoff at the idea of shooting photography in a virtual world. But, I won't. The rules of composition that go with photography don't change just because you're working strictly with pixels. And the patience required to get a good shot is just as necessary in a virtual world as it is in the real one.

At the end of the day, all that matters is whether or not the photograph is compelling.

Via: Web Urbanist: Real Street Photographer Documents Virtual Life in GTA V

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