Posts tagged “Urban Photography

Doors and Walls

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This week is all about doors and walls. I hope you like them.


Props (Two Photographs)

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Without props what would we be, some more evident than others, truth be told most of us have more than one, they reassure.


The Shadow is Greater than its Source

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A dull bench gives life to a shadow of strength and merit. A shadow by design or accident?


On the Edge of a Curb

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Are the shoes waiting in anticipation? Is it a game, a work of art, a matter of abandonment or a statement about being barefooted?


Why?

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Bricked up windows have always bothered me. They just leave us in the dark and give no clue as to what’s behind the wall. I feel cheated.


Showpiece

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One way to make your garage stand out.


Incoherence

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Incoherence is an interesting phenomenon. There are four possible reactions: to walk away, to try and understand, to excuse it for what it is, or to get angry.


Imagination (Two Photographs)

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There are two words that trigger imagination if not investigation – why and what. Making people stop and think is one way of engaging an audience.


Faces

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Seeing a lot of faces lately, socially distanced of course.


Window

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Geometric patterns, especially where there are clear flaws, have a certain appeal to the curious mind.


Hail Fellow, Well Met

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Not a common sight.


Not Staged

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I am always cautious photographing people, more because I do not want to upset anyone. But this photo is a tableau, more than just about the human element.


Window

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Walking the neighbourhood, I can’t help but see windows that raise my curiosity. 


More than Enough

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I am a fan of minimalist photos like this. I pass this “garden” frequently and this photo waited till I had the right lens and light. 


Not Xmas

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Walking by a house where Christmas lingers along with some homemade summer bird houses struck me as unusual but I liked the way the bird houses looked.


Brutalism

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Brutalism is a form of architecture that really does nothing except for being functional. The pretence of many modern buildings to consider themselves fine architecture is absurdism. As a photographer mockery is within our grasp.


What the Window Sees

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One technique I like is using window reflection to frame something that then becomes the subject; catching the eye or causing the viewer to think.


Angles

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The rule says concentrate your viewers’ eyes on the subject, make it standout. Also note that some of the worlds greatest painters create scenes with a whole lot going on, sometimes unrelated, with the sole purpose of keeping their audience occupied or telling a story. Then there is impressionism and abstract art where the subject is not always the point. For the most part photography has focused on realism and clarity more than anything else. Personally I like a lot of facets.


Ruins

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These are the ruins of an old bike shop. Abandoned places like this make for great photography.


Nothing Here

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I cannot think of a better way to say that there is nothing here.


Looking About

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My cure for feeling that I see nothing to shoot is to look at things from a different perspective, one not intended. This is the pedestal of a statue.


Strange Two

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The sky and the weathered concrete have an almost end of world look. Lowering highlights alway enhances great skies.


Strange

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Sometime reflections add a surreal edge to a photo. The technique was much used in early cinema noire.


Glass No.7

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A proud door reflects its view.