Saturday, March 31, 2018

Fuzzy smile

An out of focus photograph

The woman with the beaming smile is wearing a pearl necklace.

n.b.:  this photograph was found on the street beneath our feet.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Flakey ceiling

Flaked tin ceiling paint

An empty storefront, its previous adornment stripped to the walls, awaits renovation.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Five windows

Wooden pole

The wood utility pole in front of the factory building leans slightly to the left.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Moon puddle

Full moon in a puddle

Moonlight from the full moon that is reflected in the puddle highlights the puddle.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Tire worn

Thirty four hole manhole cover

This 4 x 6 x 12 x 12 hole manhole cover is so traffic worn that only a portion of its original design is still visible.  

Monday, March 12, 2018

Squares and needles

Petroleum Heat & Power Co


Square diamonds and tapered needles make for a surefooted surface on this Petroleum Heat & Power Company manhole cover that is seen in the street beneath our feet.  The company was founded in 1903.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Color squares

Color squares 1

Tiny color squares seen at 1200 dpi reveal their printing process.

Color squares 2

Tiny color squares at 1200 dpi, with the color registration off, slightly, reveal the multi-color print process.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Reflective cover

Alley wall


Light from the security lamp in the back alley is reflected from the wet pavement and the manhole cover.