Having never before felt the need to own a camera, in 2012 I bought one. The penny had finally dropped that with the coming of digital, and given the potential for manipulation offered by even so basic a program as Microsoft Picture Manager, fascinating results could be produced by any novice with half an eye. I set to snapping pretty much anything around me, producing a mass of raw material from which emerged a first selection uploaded as this Flickr slideshow:
The images are “flat” not just because two-dimensional, but because all were shot in or from the flat I’d just moved into. “Abstract” is here a relative term, since many things from Maria de Medeiros to a line of my drying underpants (and that’s a wide spectrum) are there to be spotted.
For best results, go full screen and move the cursor away from the strip at the bottom. If you feel the need of a soundtrack, Spotify is full of candidates from which to choose. If this was that kind of website we could even have a poll. This (Wave train by David Behrman) would get my vote: