• J.Lyon

Put a Plant on it!



I inherited this old Kodak and it is completely broken. Makes a sweet jingle sound when you shake it, lovely.


It's been sitting on my bookshelf for years as a kind of decoration. A signal to people about what I'm about and a tribute to the evolution of the camera.


After a few weeks of quarantine, things in my home started to feel different.



Sort of like a 'what's the point?' feeling. If nobody is coming over, then why do I care about this busted crap sitting all around me? Almost like I was seeing the things I normally stare at in a different way.





So, I jammed dirt all up in that lens and took these shots. It was a good afternoon of creativity. I found another spot for my moss.


AND I realized two things:

1) I love plants just as much as I love cameras

2) The pandemic has changed absolutely everything.






This is the first chapter of a larger story about connecting with nature and my community, the global pandemic, and how I am dealing with everything. Click here for the background on the Moss Library and why I started this project.





ABOUT J.LYON (She/Her)

J.Lyon, also known as Jennifer Lyon, is an award-winning Ontario-based visual artist. Jennifer's primary work is as a professional portrait and commercial photographer operating in southern Ontario. She offers a broad range of unique services, including commercial branding, product photography, and portraiture, with studio locations in K-W and Collingwood.


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