Continuing my photo series of details that caught my eye in London...
The earlier ones are here and here. More still to come.
UPDATE: details #4
Marja-Leena | 09/06/2009 | 12 comments
themes: Photoworks, Travel, Urban
A watercolor teacher I had used to say, "Art is everywhere," when we complained about the painting site. You really demonstrate that axiom with these photo's.
The bits of green amongst the cobbilies in the second shot draw me in ...
Anne and rouchswalwe, thanks for the positive notes!
The second cover makes me think of ancient cobblestone roadways and Celtic iron shields. Such lovely photographs.
Martha, I see what you mean. There's so much really ancient stuff in olde England, this doesn't even come close, but it's still has that old look. Here we tear down and replace the old too readily.
Noticing different street furniture somehow makes visiting a place more personal. After all it is an aspect which is not usually covered in the guidebooks, and is what one is drawn to oneself. I, like you photograph such items, and in Venice for instance was to be found every day pointing my camera at doorbells. Which reminds me, ... I really must do something with them!
Olga, I remember some of your photos of outdoor chairs and I'd be interested in the doorbells. I meant to capture the interesting front doors and other architectural details on the homes but did not find the time! Either too much rushing past to catch the bus, or busy chatting with the granddaughters... yet the eyes saw...
I like the drain covers!
I agree with Anne - art is indeed found in places you would least expect!
Have you found this yet?
Thanks Bluebear2! I remember your name and image on a site that 99 recently linked to! Great photos, especially the wire around the tree.
It was through your comments at neufneuf that I was lead here.
Those objects have been there so long and the people who made them are long gone. I don't find that a sad thought but rather a comforting one.
Bluebear2, isn't the web amazing?
Hattie, I agree! Future archeologists will wonder about these hieroglyphics :-)