Re. beside a bicycle: is there a name for titles that out-describe the object to which they're applied?
feral cataloguing?indexed out?(Actually I'm quite fond of the style of that museummm...)eg - chosen quite randomly - A FAMILY STANDING ON THE VERANDAH OF THEIR HOME. A BUGGY IS PARKED AT THE SIDE OF THE HOUSE. THERE IS A SHINGLE ROOF AND A DRAIN PIPE RUNS FROM THE GUTTERING AT THE FRONT OF THE HOUSE TO THE REAR (BUT NOT, APPARENTLY, TO A WATER TANK UNLESS THE TANK IS S
Here's another one: TWO MEN WITH A KANGAROO ON SIAM STATION. ONE HOLDS A RIFLE, THE OTHER HOLDS THE KANGAROO BY ITS TAIL. This may be an example of where the title is more interesting than the photo.
I think the photo is great...re: my random example:- UNK IN THE GROUND)*
This idea of a speculative title is amusing. Applying it to the captive roo photo might give ... THE OTHER HOLDS THE KANGAROO BY ITS TAIL (BUT NOT, APPARENTLY, WITH ANY FEELINGS OF DISAFFECTION - MERELY A PRAGMATIC ACCEPTANCE OF THE FACT THAT SURVIVAL IN A HARSH ENVIRONMENT SOMETIMES (OFTEN?) INVOLVES CRUELTY).
THE OTHER HAS HIS LEFT HAND IN HIS POCKET (BUT NOT,APPARENTLY,AT REST, UNLESS THERE IS A GUN IN HIS POCKET. OR A BUTTON) THERE IS A BLUR IN THE LEFT HAND CORNER (BUT NOT, APPARENTLY, AN ATTITUDE, UNLESS THERE IS A VISION)THERE ARE LONG SHADOWS.
This could run and run!
...round and round!(through the cycle of the blogosphere)
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