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Sometimes accidental photographic subjects are more interesting than what you intended to photograph. I was trying to snap a long-distance photo of the Santa Fe Grain Elevator from my fast-moving train, but although I did catch part of the elevator in this photo (at the center-right, beyond the telephone pole), far more interesting to me are the brick houses, garage and oddly-parked van in the foreground, plus the blurred rush of the trees. This is in McKinley Park on the near Southwest Side, at 33rd and Damen.

September 27, 2013 in Chicago Observations, Photography | Permalink


Edward Hopper-esque.

Posted by: Paul Lamb at Sep 27, 2013 7:34:12 PM

That's a very flattering comparison. Hopper is one of my favorites.

Posted by: Pete at Oct 4, 2013 8:28:57 AM