madshutterbug (madshutterbug) wrote,
madshutterbug
madshutterbug

Moar Otterz Mob


20070916_017_DSC_0051


Popper and some West Coast friends looking over Lake Mead. They took a day-trip break from Fred-Con to see a big body of water; at least that's what they said. There'd been something in the news that morning though about the LVPD and a ruckus at the Bellagio Fountain...

That's Dredd Phredd passed out behind them... too much Vegas, maybe.

Somewhat more seriously, part of the 'mechanics' of photographing a travelling stuffed toy otter that purports to be a photographer involve keeping said otter upright. At this point, we used one of our old point-and-shoot 35mm cameras, without film, and it still proved heavy enough (particularly if along came a breeze) to topple Popper over nose-first. Hanging from the back of Popper's vest is a die key-chain which worked fairly well as a counter-weight. Fairly well, because it also tended to pull his vest down off his shoulders after a while. The long-term solution is a toy camera, much lighter. Best part is (according to Popper) if you look at it, you'll see some photos he made of Vegas.
Tags: art, humour, otterz mob, photography, scenic
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 3 comments