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November 27th, 2007

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10:08 pm - Four for Madison St.
I was finally able to bring myself to work on the Madison St. pictures from a couple weeks ago. At least I'll be able to go back this weekend and try again.


Third Ave. downtown has the cross street names embedded in the sidewalk in brass letters. This would be the title page to this project.

I5 and Madison

Saturday Morning

Lowell Golonka

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Date:November 28th, 2007 06:24 am (UTC)
The 1st one is great. I've always loved those letters embedded in the sidewalk. The manhole covers with the map of downtown are also cool.

I really like how in the 3rd one the raindrops on the lens (or am i imagining things?) sort of frame the picture.
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Date:November 28th, 2007 02:43 pm (UTC)
You're not imagining things, there were raindrops on the lens. Thanks! I was pretty soaked by that time.
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Date:November 28th, 2007 08:00 am (UTC)
I'm intrigued. Where was the fourth one taken?
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Date:November 28th, 2007 02:43 pm (UTC)
I think it was called George's, a small Polish deli/specialty store on Madison, between I5 and First Hill, on the south side of the street.
Date:November 28th, 2007 04:34 pm (UTC)
So far, so good. I'm not sure the second one works completely as an image that focuses your attention, but I like how the wires create a web effect and how the wires and the cranes create an abstract (or perhaps inhuman) sense of tension, power, growth, and change. Maybe it's the lack of a center that contributes to both effects.

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