Featured Theme #7: Skateboard Legs

These images of people on a moving walkway aligned with a pair of skateboarding legs – all taken at Brussels airport – have been featured widely on curated Instagram accounts. But they have also met with some criticism in the comments; people called it ‘boring’, ‘unoriginal’ and even a ‘marketing trick’. How did these images come into being? Were the photographers aware of other similar photos, and how do they respond to the criticism?

Suresh Naganathan, Bjorn Moerman, Felipe Afanador

 

1. How did this image come into being?

 

Suresh:

Bjorn:

Felipe:

 

Suresh Naganathan

 

2. Did you know the images of the other photographers who are featured in this theme?

 

Suresh:

Bjorn:

Felipe:

 

3. What do you think when you see your photo next to similar images?

 

Suresh:

Bjorn:

Felipe: 

 

Bjorn Moerman

 

4. Do you know more about this campaign / airport decoration?

 

Suresh:

Bjorn:

Felipe:

 

5. There has been some criticism about these type of photos in the comments, it was called unoriginal / boring, falling for marketing tricks.. how do you respond to this?

 

Suresh:

Bjorn:

Felipe:

 

Felipe Afanador

 

Some of the comments:
  

 

 

  

 

© All the pictures in this post are copyrighted. Their reproduction, even in part, is forbidden without the explicit approval of the rightful owners.



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