Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Wrapped Up in the Possibilities

In downtown Seattle

faux-Kodachrome effect seemed appropriate to use on this Seattle Motel sign.

Skyline view

Skyline view, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

Interior Seattle Public Library

Western-Pacific Erectors

Western-Pacific Erectors, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

Ketchikan, Alaska.

Eagle Neon

perhaps the American Association of Architects?

Eagle Neon, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

Some Architectural Foundation in Seattle, the name escapes me.

Chicago Mosiac

from the nearby River North neighborhood

Chicago Mosiac, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

I can make out a few bridges, for instance.

Metra train signal bridge at sunset

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Here's a train gate signal thingy (signal bridge) over Chicago's Rock Island Metra Line. This was photographed in the parking lot of the Target at 1154 S Clark St.

High resolution print available at: www.deviantart.com/print/923690/

Seattle at Night

Seattle at Night, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

sans tripod

Chosen Few

Random visit to my photo archive

Chosen Few, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

Solarized in Photoshop

Monday, July 30, 2007

Firemans Dump

puns are jokes too

Firemans Dump, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

ummm, yeah.

Anti SUV

I bet it is a rough ride, but fun to drive

Anti SUV, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

A Fiat 500, as big as my head, nearly.


Don't see many of these around Chicago.

Notice the sticker "Actual Size"

Belmont Harbor

when in the doldrums of deepest winter....

Belmont Harbor, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

peaceful - for use when January and February linger.

I am a slob

this is my laptop desk

I am a slob, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

my desk and laptop.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Ring a Ding Ding

overexposed photo, somewhat rescued in Photoshop CS3. Burned the concrete, added a orange filter, etc.

Ring a Ding Ding, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

Lincoln Park. Probably (based on style) by Pat McDonald who also did this piece


Heathrow bound 1994 double exposure

Your humble photographer about to leave London, combined with an inadvertent double exposure of some gravel pit outside of Austin Tx. A scan of a 35mm print, circa 1994, when I was 24 going on 65.

after my haircut, and a few other 'life' experiences.

Barbershop, Tuscany

Barbershop, Tuscany, originally uploaded by swanksalot.

Your humble photographer, prior to having my locks shorn on a hillside farm in Tuscany (Castiglion Fiorentino a small town near Arezzo). Circa 1993. Scan of a really poor 35mm print. Where are my negatives!


before Deanna Miesch cut my hair

Friday, July 20, 2007

Don't they dare!

Don't they dare!
Originally uploaded by Louise LeBourgeois
busy day for me, but couldn't less this pass with noting it

Friday, July 13, 2007

Thursday, July 12, 2007

copyright test

Is this thing still on? Probably.
please have photo ID available for inspection and please arrive early, as seating will be limited to theater capacity. This ticket is nontransferable. No photocopies or reproductions of this ticket will be accepted. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This ticket does not guarantee a seat. No one will be admitted once the event has begun. The theater and promotional outlet are not responsible for overbooking. Issuer has the right to refuse, revoke or limit admission in its sole discretion at any time. No cameras will be allowed inside the theater. The theatre reserves the right to inspect large bags.

This event will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attending, you agree not to bring any recording device into the theater and you consent to physical search of your belongings and person for recording devices. If you attempt to enter with a recording device, you will be denied admission. If you attempt to use a recording device, you consent to your immediate removal from the theater and forfeiture of the device. Unauthorized recording will be reported to law enforcement and may subject you to criminal and civil liability.