Old wallpaper? I’m sure one of my childhood homes had a wall-covering like this. Photo-montage with recent images. Su Leslie, 2016. Edited with Snapseed, Fused, Stackables and Pixlr.
It’s funny how memory works.
Inspired by Sally‘s interest in photo montage, I have been playing with an app called Fused; blending together contradictory images or those of the same scene.
“Feature wall”? Photo-montage with two shots of the same scene. Su Leslie, 2016. Edited with Snapseed, Fused and Pixlr.
When my latest experiment — with a shot of branches reflected in a puddle — morphed into an abstract pattern that reminded me of a wallpaper design, I couldn’t help playing some more.
Springtime. One minute new buds, the next rain and bough-shaking winds. Photo-montage of recent images; edited with Snapseed, Fused and Stackables. Images: Su Leslie, 2016
Adding a second image, of some blossom in bud, stirred memories of the living room of a childhood home which had a feature wall covered with paper of a bold design overlaid on the wallpaper which hung on the remaining walls.
Old wallpaper? Same design in a different colour — or perhaps faded with age. Photo-montage with recent images. Su Leslie, 2016. Edited with Snapseed, Fused, Stackables and Pixlr.
Even though this design isn’t that which adorned our long-ago living room, I still feel my mind prickling with the inhaled dust of old memories.
This post was written for Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge at Lens and Pens by Sally.