Walter Wick's I Spy

pinsJohn Farrier's post on Where's Waldo prompted me to shine the spotlight on another series of puzzle-tastic find-me books that feature actual photographed objects.

The tableau of I Spy puzzles vary between scattered and seemingly similar objects to exquisitely staged snapshots of a closet, and even other worlds.  Here's one.

Photo/Artist Walter Wick came up with the idea of finding hidden objects in plain sight...by accident.
I was organizing screws, paper clips and other odds and ends. As I began sorting, I liked the way the objects looked spread out on my light box. After hours of careful arranging, I took a picture (left). This photograph of odds and ends was the spark that helped inspire the first I Spy book! But that would take another 10 years.

[caption id="attachment_28688" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Photo: Walter Wick/I Spy"]Photo: Walter Wick/I Spy[/caption]

I Spy an anchor, 2 shovels, plus a sleeping man.  Helicopter, knight, and a cooking pan.  (That was all mine, anyone care to do better?)

Read more about Walter Wick here, and remember this video from last November?  That's him.  And he apparently has a new book series called Can You See What I See? where he writes his own poem hints.

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Just as an update: before the crash yesterday, Walter Wick actually left a comment here stating that he did indeed shoot the Cocteau Twins cover, and really likes their music.
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Does anyone else find their eye irresistably drawn to the items within the circles? I presume it's years of having things circled to draw attention to them.
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This I love! For so many years we put together puzzles at holidays and family get-together events. Eye puzzles are just as fun! Love it!
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I used to do these with my mother. We would do a page every night together before I want to bed. It was fun to do that page. now off to bed!

But I can;t find the sleeping man. I think I might now, but I'm not sure.
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