August 8, 2017
This entry was posted on August 8, 2017 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Built Environment, Dumpsters and Trashcans, Surfaces and was tagged with abstract, dumpster, Oberlin, photography, rust.
wonderful pattern.. …it looks in a way like underwater coral patterns
August 8, 2017 at 5:27 AM
Thanks, Markus. I was thinking of some kind of underwater creatures, too.
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August 8, 2017 at 9:17 AM
My favorite color combination is blue and yellow but the orange/brown works well, too. You could make a book of these dumpster images.
August 8, 2017 at 7:36 AM
Thanks for the nudge, Ken. You are the second person to suggest this. I have in mind to do another short piece for the Eureka!, Kendal at Oberlin’s in-house magazine, but I do have more photographs than would fit. I will definitely think about it. And if I do pull it off, you (and my other 471 followers) will be the first to know.
August 8, 2017 at 9:21 AM
I put out a book each year , a sort of “best of…”, consisting of my favorite photos from the past year. I have them printed and give them away to all those I want to punish at Christmastime. I’ve been meaning to publish it as a PDF and make them available to anyone who want to punish themselves but my work with the Procrastinators of America keeps getting I the way, though.
August 8, 2017 at 11:04 AM
I could do that, couldn’t I. And I wouldn’t even have to give up my membership in the PoA if I actually did, because I have many other projects that will keep me in good standing.
August 8, 2017 at 11:55 AM
Inch by inch, we explore the dumpster with you…
What exactly is the membership requirement for PoA? I think i could be an exemplary member, given the chance.
(For the Eureka! piece I think a selection would be fine, no?)
August 8, 2017 at 12:14 PM
Yes, a selection will work for Eureka!, but unless I can command the cover again, there are only two other color pages, and I have sooooo many dumpster photos that really should be seen bigger than postage-stamp size. At least I think they should. I’m not familiar with all the membership requirements or bylaws of PoA. All I know is that I was a shoe-in. And I’m not sure there is a membership chair; I think we never got around to electing anyone. Ken may know more.
August 8, 2017 at 12:42 PM
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