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08/19/2006 10:47:36 AM · #1
I just had a flash back to my school days when I did a project for English where we took a quote from one of Shakespears plays and created a collage. We chose 'Look to the lady'. You can imagine the result. I don't think that's what the teacher had in mind.

Back to the challenge idea. Pick a quote from one of shakespears plays or poems and photograph your interpretation of it.

08/19/2006 10:51:44 AM · #2
Great idea

One of my faves and one for the landscape sunset photographers

"This most excellent canopy, the air, look you,
this brave o'erhanging firmament,
this majestical roof fretted with golden fire"


08/19/2006 11:14:01 AM · #3

"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
08/19/2006 11:32:51 AM · #4
yes please :)
08/19/2006 11:45:13 AM · #5
Great idea!
08/19/2006 01:19:33 PM · #6
For some reason, I see a photo of two bees or two B's or not 2 bees taking the ribbon.
08/19/2006 01:27:03 PM · #7
So, so, thou common dog, didst thou disgorge
Thy glutton bosom of the royal Richard;
And now thou wouldst eat thy dead vomit up,
And howl'st to find it.
2 Henry IV 1.3.101-4, Archbishop of York
08/19/2006 01:27:54 PM · #8
Originally posted by fotomann_forever:

For some reason, I see a photo of two bees or two B's or not 2 bees taking the ribbon.

The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune might provide a more dynamic composition.
08/19/2006 01:52:49 PM · #9
I like this one from Macbeth...and I can imagine some of the images that could go with it...pretty grim and intense.

Great challenge suggestion!

"Will cheer me ever or disseat me now. I have lived long enougth. My way of life is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf..."
08/19/2006 01:56:47 PM · #10
"Life it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying NOTHING"

This is profound. It's really idiotic to see the meaning (story-sound/fury = fiction = NOTHING) and miss out the (experiance) actual life. This is my favorite qoute.

This was used in "matrix" also -

"What does this mean?"
"It means everybody falls the first time"
(another)"It does not MEAN ANYTHING."

Message edited by author 2006-08-19 13:59:14.
08/19/2006 02:18:38 PM · #11
"I am eight times thrust through the doublet, four through the hose; my buckler cut through and through; my sword hacked like a hand-saw--ecce signum! ..."

(King Henry IV, part I > Act II, scene IV)
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