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Looking for dynamic abstracts in the financial district

Sometimes I don't have much time to explore or study a subject, so I simply go out and look for photos I can make of what I see in passing by. While I was shooting new timelapse tests in the San Francisco bay area, I took a break one afternoon and ventured on foot into the heart of downtown's Financial District. I took one prime lens, a tripod and just started walking. All I wanted to do is capture the dynamic slivers of light & shadow I saw in the building façades and streets between.

  
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    Secret scenes of a silent city

    Secret scenes in a secret world – that’s how Rockford has always felt to me. I’ve been a hopeless romantic about downtown Rockford for as long as I’ve lived here – ten thousand days. The romance has always been an alluring, yet elusive feeling that...

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