Posts tagged ‘windows’

May 14, 2016

The rain is back

Dublin hotel Euro daze; curtains drawn.
The rain is back
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August 13, 2014

Recreating the sky

Assembled by Google robots working overtime, directly overhead, in broad daylight. It’s a mosaic, really.
Recreating the sky
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January 31, 2013

London windows

I struggled with what to post for today’s image. In the end, these pastel windows in London near Russell Square won me over. I think they’re on Great Russell Street or Museum Street. It doesn’t really matter where they are considering what I did with them. The light was coming from the back, and I knew I was going to thrash this in editing. They actually look quite a bit different than this, but there was something about their shape or structure that I wanted to call attention to. I also wanted the wires to stand out.

The windows reminded me of one of my favorite English bands, Joy Division, in the way that they are astutely British and somehow beautiful and falling apart all at once. I wasn’t sure to like them or wonder about their relevance in the future. There are so many old and awesome buildings in London, but in a way they kind of halt progress. That is to say the new runs into the old and needs to find its way around. It clashes fiercely. I’m not complaining. I quite like them – the old buildings, that is. I’m just not sure if that will be the case for a few generations down the line. At some point everything’s a dinosaur.
London windows
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August 11, 2012

The break room

Nobody ever uses the break room at our office. I’m not sure why.
The break room
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