Many of our readers will be familiar with the written and photographic work of Gayla Trail. She has been contributing her outstanding camera work to Spacing since the magazine’s early days, while also writing and managing the You Grow Girl book and web site.
But Gayla’s most recent activity is a little different: the photo-sharing web site Flickr has given her a camera that attaches to the back of her bike — powered by solar panels — which takes random photos once a minute. The photos are then uploaded to Flickr and geo-tagged. There are 19 other photographers around North America who are also taking part.
While the photos can be a little underwhelming — though there are a few gems — it’s a great little experiment in cycling psychogeography. The project also reminded me of the man who conducted a similar photographic experiment last year, with the only difference being a camera was attached to the collar of his wandering cat.
photo by Gayla Trail and BIKE!