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Saturday, July 18, 2009

It was a candy-colored day.

Today looked like something from a Paint-By-Numbers book.

Or a bowl of Skittles.

Or a box of Popsicles.

Or a handful of sidewalk chalk.

You get the idea.

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I had a great time today combing the urban landscape with Plug 1 and Plug 2. They'll be making a guest appearance soon on i live here: SF, so keep an eye out.

And watch out for the land sharks. This one's busy eating a VW van, but I have a feeling that SF is full of these menaces.

12 comments:

Thomas Hawk July 18, 2009 at 8:11 PM  

Awesome stuff. That sky really works with some of these. Nicely done!

I'm Grace July 19, 2009 at 6:31 AM  

Awesome, happy pictures. I love them!

AphotoAday July 19, 2009 at 7:46 AM  

O.K., now this is going to be interesting... You went shooting with the Plugs?   They are so shy about showing their faces on their blog -- usually all I see is a pasted-in "Happy Face" on Plug1...

But you know, I did run into the Plugs one day, and didn't even realize it was them... They were taking in a Walking Tour of San Francisco that day up by the Armenian Cross on Mount Davidson -- I wasn't on the tour but was just there, the first time I had been up there...

So, the next day when Plug1 saw my header-photo of the Armencian Cross he asked me if I had been on the Walking Tour, which I hadn't, but I then remembered a fellow I said hello to up at the cross -- he was walking away from the cross after having taken some photos, as I was walking towards it to do the same thing... So yes, I HAVE met at least one of the Plugs, briefly and anonymously.

Looking forward to seeing your post... Plug1 has suggested that we get together for a photo shoot some day, but of course I am a dedicated hermit and much too shy to do that sort of thing, but I bet he could get me to some interesting places in the City... I keep trying to ask Plug1 when they're going to make us some babies, but not a word... I always enjoy their blog... Plug1 is developing into quite the photographer, as you know!

shabby girl July 19, 2009 at 8:10 AM  

Ah summer. Great photos, as usual!

Char July 19, 2009 at 8:32 AM  

great shots

Bill Stankus July 19, 2009 at 9:45 AM  

And did you use your "plain and simple" camera to take those very nice photos? Your Honor, I rest my case.

Brad July 19, 2009 at 9:49 AM  

Super pix and a great day for color! Beats the heck out of me why I did B&W...

plug1 July 19, 2009 at 11:54 AM  

that was a good shoot yesterday. especially stumbling across that last spot! cant wait to see how they come out.

don, you're too much. but to answer your question, 'plug3' is coming, probably next year.

lets all go out and shoot sometime soon. early on weekends are best for me.

Greg July 19, 2009 at 1:12 PM  

wow! great pics...between you and plug1 and plug2 you all are like, superheroes of local photography! and awesome people too!

Cynthia July 19, 2009 at 3:30 PM  

How delightfully summer, Ms Tango-B. Celebrate living with a box of childhood memories. Gorgeous! <3

Relyn July 23, 2009 at 12:05 AM  

I've been back to this particular post four times now. I still don't have anything to say that is equal to these marvelous images. Oh, my. You do have a gift, my friend.

LouDuk July 28, 2009 at 4:42 PM  

I LOVE the graffiti photographs. That is so Awesome! I tried my hardest to get some good graffiti pics in Boston, but the tourist areas were to clean. haha.