Light, Hole and Wheel

My wanderings around the parking lot during my work break seem to get later and later. Outside keeps getting darker and darker. In front of me was a scene that caught my eye, for some reason. There were three elements that I had to capture in my camera. For some reason it made visual sense. […]

Night Lot

In many of my previous posts I’ve examined minute details of parking lots, particularly the painted areas (see Painted Pavement, Derelict Parking Lot, New Board Game, Flag of an Unknown Country, Parking Lot Photography, Craggy Lines). During daylight hours, any photograph of a parking area (unless it is a structure) is not about the lot […]

One-Eyed Blob

I’m always on the alert for strange things out at night, especially when it’s my turn to take out the garbage.  I noticed this big eyeball. It was looking to the side thankfully, and not directly at me. I took the picture quickly and left. Later I explored the photograph more closely. Below is an […]

Almost

I took the shot below at night somewhere in Manhattan. I was always looking for interesting subject matter. I came across a piano on the sidewalk. It was partially wrapped in a tarp, a chair was tied to it with rope; the owner (or player) left a sign that said ‘Back in a minute’.  I wish […]

Backlit Graffiti

Today’s watercolor experiment: As I recall, Bar X was on 23rd Street in Manhattan, just blocks from where I worked. Its storefront was covered with writing, announcing the Christmas Season deals, Happy Hours and specials. I painted the watercolor below from my reference photo, which I took with the aid of a tripod. The greenish tint […]