I thinking about doing some AirBnB rentings on the studio so spend a day photographing the building. The plan is to try to get a few bookings during the Autumn – I can move into the house at 45a next door and try it out, see how it feels to let stangers into my home.
The wide-angle lens packs in so much to a frame that it hides a multitude of sins; the grubby furniture, the daily dust and grime of my working life.
How to make an asset out of shabbiness that’s the question? I think it can be done – looking at the other AirBnB adverts for places in Penzance everything is so sqeaky clean they’re all like show-homes or an Ikea store and so maybe there’s an opening for real-life living; clean but tatty and dog-eared…