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Suburban Images

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by dornblaser, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. dornblaser

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    I want to start a new image thread: suburban images. By suburban I mean self-contained cities, town, and villages that surround a major urban city. I find it easy to do travel pictures, street and city-scape pictures when I am in a major city, nature and wildlife, mountains and other vistas, etc. I find that photography of the familiar, in this case suburban, is harder. The purpose in starting this thread is to see how how other suburban photographers look through their lens.

    20660295736_a0dda45e57_h. P8180010 by David Dornblaser, on Flickr
     

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    Urban Beach Architecture - Australia 2015 by Andrew Priest, on Flickr

    A "striking" example of Australian urban architecture cica 2015. You might notice no one enjoying summer evening drinks on their balconies: well that would be because the building faces smack on in to the infamous "Fremantle Doctor", so in the evenings throughout summer you are likely to get sandblasted; hardly a pleasant way to enjoy the great outdoors.

    I just love Australian architects ... no clue about the physical environment :rolleyes-38:
     
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    Wonderful composition!
     
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    Thanks very much.
     
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    very modern :bowdown:
     
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    It seems like everywhere in south Florida you see cranes.

    24987402255_48bd1ccea8_b. cranes1 by vorlon44, on Flickr

    24869595992_3dfd041abe_b. cranes2 by vorlon44, on Flickr

    Of course people still go about their business, even if they don't use crosswalks.

    24691894120_2ec4508d94_b. dad by vorlon44, on Flickr
     
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    This lady, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, is encouraging passersby to get their taxes done at the establishment she represents.

    24621145373_17dbe353d4_b. lib1a by vorlon44, on Flickr
     
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