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2 of a Kind

When I go out to shoot, I don’t have a plan.  I just wander around capturing interesting and unique things.  I have a bunch of downtown pics from back when I used to work there, so it’s interesting capturing the changes between 10 years ago and today.  There has been a surprising amount in just the last 3 to 4 years.

The Saturdays  that I’ve been going out over the last year have allowed me to move from taking random shots to, and I say this loosely…to attempting to document specific ideas, places or feelings.

This last Saturday I left with the  goal of trying to capture 2 of the same thing but in different ways.  It could be 2 pics of the same object or the same object in 2 different places:

Do Not Enter

Free Parking

Loans

More from 2 of a Kind on flickr

 

Another Start

You learn in school that you shouldn’t really work just one painting at a time. In the past that didn’t work out for me.  I’d have longish breaks due to work or other circumstances and by the time I would start backup any areas that needed to dry would be ready to go.  With fewer distractions now, watching paint dry between layers isn’t very productive.  Having 2 or even 3 paintings going at the same time will keep me on my toes.  Here is the start of something new: