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Abstract San Diego Photographs: Lost Chicano Park

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Last year I wandered about Chicano Park in San Diego. It is a beautiful park, and I took some photographs. Then I went home and found out it’s history. I wrote the story up here. There was only one problem, I had too many photographs. They did not fit with the article, so they became […]

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Abstract Los Angeles: Fences [Fragment 14]

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Abstract Los Angeles is an ongoing collection of photographs as I wander about this sprawling metropolis. Today’s installment is all about fences, because fences always remind me of The Far Side cartoon where the surburban father explains to his fence surrounded son that the bird song is territorial marking common to lower animals. Fences always […]

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Abstract Los Angeles: Face [Fragment 13]

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Abstract Los Angeles is an on-going collection of photographs taken as I wander about this sprawling metropolis.   On Lake, in Pasadena, a women opens her mouth in invitation. The hollow invitation of advertising, with spikes to keep out intruders. Hidden in the Rock City Railroad Yard, just off Hollywood Blvd., sits a room stuffed […]

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Abstract Los Angeles: Faces [Fragment 12]

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Abstract Los Angeles is an on-going collection of photographs taken as I wander about this sprawling metropolis. Today’s installment is all about created faces; sometimes with spray paint, sometimes with fur, or plaster, or maybe even metal. At the intersection of two small streets, somewhere on the south side of West Hollywood, or maybe the […]

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San Francisco Abstract: Extra [Fragment 6]

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At intermittent times, when visiting and wandering about the city of San Francisco, little pieces of the city show themselves to my lens. Today is all about the pieces that don’t fit into a neat category. A bicycle with bumper sticker ‘Tax the Rich’ attached to a parking meter, south of Market, San Francisco. ‘Jews […]

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San Francisco Abstract: Extra [Fragment 5]

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At intermittent times, when visiting and wandering about the city of San Francisco, little pieces of the city show themselves to my lens. Today is all about the pieces that don’t fit into a neat category. Abandonded military steel door set in concrete for a past war that never arrived. Near Fort Mason on the […]

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San Francisco Abstract: Look Down [Fragment 4]

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At intermittent times, when visiting and wandering about the city of San Francisco, little pieces of the city show themselves to my lens. For some reason San Francisco is a haven for sidewalk signs, they abound in the city, sometimes with a stencil and spray paint, sometimes with chalk. It’s always time for pie! Chalked […]

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San Francisco Abstract: Look Down [Fragment 3]

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At intermittent times, when visiting and wandering about the city of San Francisco, little pieces of the city show themselves to my lens. For some reason San Francisco is a haven for sidewalk signs, they abound in the city, sometimes with a stencil and spray paint, sometimes with chalk. “I do that with him for […]

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San Francisco Abstract: Signs [Fragment 2]

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At intermittent times, when visiting and wandering about the city of San Francisco, little pieces of the city present themselves to my lens. Today’s installment is about signs left about the city, for official reasons. Neon sign -Held Over- sitting behind bars, at a shop on Upper Haight Street, San Francisco. One Way, with alleyway […]

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San Francisco Abstract: On The Wall [Fragment 1]

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At intermittent times, when visiting and wandering about the city of San Francisco, little pieces of the city show themselves to my camera lens. Today’s installment is about pieces placed on walls, from murals, to stickers to spray paint, randomly placed around the city. On a wall, just off Lower Haight, a mural with limbs […]

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Abstract Los Angeles: Faces [Fragment 11]

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Abstract Los Angeles is an on-going collection of photographs taken as I wander about this sprawling metropolis. Today’s installment is all about faces, where ever they are found. One evening in Hollywood, and Buddha is hidden behind a fence, waiting to be sold. An abandoned bust, left when the house was sold, to be found […]

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Abstract Los Angeles: A Personal Sign [Fragment 10]

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Abstract Los Angeles is an on-going collection of photographs taken as I wander about this sprawling metropolis. Today’s installment is all about the personal touch, or the signs that people etch on the world, to leave their mark. A face hidden on the side of a train car, in The Travel Town Museum, a place […]

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