Subtopia Street

The images in this gallery, all taken on a single walk through my neighborhood on a winter afternoon, were inspired by the landmark exhibition “New Topographics.” The work of those masters still resonates with photographers today, including myself.

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Phone pole art

One of the urban touch points for me in Vancouver are the phone poles covered in playbills. Sometimes you find a naked pole – exposing staples, scrap corners, bits of chewing gum and the odd nail. This particular visit I didn’t have time to fuss about taking a photo – so it had to be on the fly. The original image becomes a canvas – much like the pole itself.

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