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Re: [OM] IMG: Japanese red and yellow - haiku

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Japanese red and yellow - haiku
From: Marc Lawrence <montsnmags@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 08:44:37 +1000
Some might also like to look into haiku's more human-subject form, the senryū:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senry%C5%AB

For a different type of photography it also, I think, is captured by
Andrew's second-to-last sentence.

Cheers,
Marc (who tries photographing haiku & senryū but usually ends up with
a bad, free-form sonnet)
http://gallery.parknmeter.com

On 10 November 2011 08:32, Andrew Fildes <afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I know, I know - some of the stuff on the site is awful.
> There was a really good HaikuPhoto site but I couldn't find it quickly.
> But it does make the telling point that Haiku isn't quite what we round eyes 
> think it is.
> That the Japanese ideograms and western syllables aren't quite equivalent.
> So the line breaks we use are a western style and 10-14 syllables is more 
> appropriate than 17.
>
> I think Haiku has a lot in common with photography, in that it attempts to 
> capture one small moment in time and convey a feeling about it.
> I must start getting into it more.
> Andrew Fildes
> afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
>
> On 10/11/2011, at 1:12 AM, Bob Whitmire wrote:
>
>> Rules, schmules!
>> One of the examples, something about fog lifting, contains serious 
>> grammatical error.
>>
>> Possessive error
>> drives an arrow
>> right up my blinkin' arse.
>>
>> We don't need no stinking rules!
>>
>>
>> On Nov 8, 2011, at 8:52 PM, Andrew Fildes wrote:
>>
>>> Rules here -
>>> http://www.pixiport.com/haiku-photography.html
>>> Hmmm...10-14 syllables written in one vertical line.
>>> That's going to strain the urge.
>>
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