Sprockets

Sometimes visual elements align themselves and just beg to be preserved. This happened today while I was on break. The nearly-empty parking lot caught my eye. The top of the building reminded me of the sprocket holes on the edge of a roll of film. For those of you not familiar with film, it used to be the intermediate step necessary to produce photographs (except when shooting transparencies, or slides, intended to be projected onto a screen).

Photograph: Parking Lot with Sprockets

Sprockets
iPhone Photo

I took quite a number of shots, framing each one differently. My original idea was to frame only three elements:

Photograph: Parking Lot with Sprockets Original Idea

Original Sprocket Framing

It seems a bit crowded, but I like it better.

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