Rather like the implied light source of the orange in this. Also always like the triad of blue, orange and red together.
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Whenever I’m in Copenhagen, I try to pay a visit to the Design Museum. Enough time lapses between my visits that when I return, there’s always something new and different to see. During one of my tours of the museum, there was a dramatic lighting installation of aluminum. Oddly enough, it shared a space with a collection of lacework from the turn of the 19th to 20th century. The contrast of dramatic industrial lighting and understated yet ornate handmade lace was a little surreal. Too bad the light wasn’t good enough to take pictures of the lce
Have to admit that the colors in this remind me of the shades of blue and purple one gets from a really bad bruise (think of a real zinger from sliding in baseball, maybe like the one in ‘A League of Their Own‘). Or perhaps a field of lupine.
How’s everyone’s week so far?
Update: Like this photo? It is now available as an archival matted print in my Etsy shop.
The flash of colors in these outakes make me think of blue and yellow macaws flapping by. There used to be an antique store by the harbor with such a parrot who greeted visitors at the door. These days, the shop has moved to Maine and the parrot is now a green wing, but I’m sure it’s still a treasure trove of dusty wonders.
Last week we finally got some much needed rain. So that meant a few things for me: working out inside and spending hours in the rain with my camera. It sounds nuts, I know, but putting up with the wet weather is worth it when you get shots like this:
Looking forward to sharing more of these with you over the next few days. How about you? What have you guys been working on lately?
Lately I’ve been catching myself noticing bits and pieces of numbers and letterforms as I go through my day more often than usual. I’ll be walking to catch a train into town or to meet a friend and a peeling sign will catch my eye, or utility work stencils or some such. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed this habit of mine already.
Here’s a pair of letterforms that caught my eye in a rail yard. If you know your railroad history, the letters should be familiar.
I’m not really a pink person, but the contrast of the bright pink against the pale blue and the almost violent abrasions to this surface work for me.
Update: Like this photo? Now it’s available as a matted archival print here in my Etsy shop.