‘Or Else’ Icon

One sees icons everywhere. Although the word in a ‘Stop’ sign is in English, the  eight-sided shape of the sign is the universal language for ‘cease from moving forward’. Any foreign word could be placed on this octagonal template, and all (who have passed a driver’s test) would know the correct meaning. What about the […]

Bikon and Self Portrait

I could not resist putting myself in this snapshot. To tell the truth, it was nearly impossible to keep the camera shadow out of the shot. However, a good photograph is in part, about photography, about the photographer and of course, about the subject. In portraiture, there is interaction between the photographer and the person […]

Bikon on Green Field

I like the spongy green surfaces that have sprouted up within some of the bicycle lanes here in town. I came across one patch yesterday. The by-now-universal bicycle icon (see post ‘Bikon‘) was emblazoned on this green field. The iconic bike rider looks a bit pediatric due to the foreshortening in the picture. This was […]