Thursday, November 24, 2005

yesterday in chinatown


Blogger cream said...

Andrea, whereabouts is this Chinatown? It looks bleak, doesn't it?

24/11/05 9:30 a.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

It's in Vancouver (maybe I should rename the post to make that clear). Vancouver is a city with many faces, including the poorest neighbourhood in all of Canada -- right beside and now flowing into Chinatown, which is a very old neighbourhood by western North American standards. Vancouver is known as Hollywood North for the fantastic variety of location shots it offers -- as you can see by these.

24/11/05 9:34 a.m.  
Blogger carla said...

What a difference between the top photo and the middle one...full and empty. I really like the effect you''ve used here; it's kind of glassy-watercolor-ish. It also appears to change the colors so they look a bit like tints. It looks cool.
Thanks for your Thanksgiving wishes:> Jol and I are spending the day alone with our wood stove, lots of music, some delicious vegetarian food, and a bottle of good wine...I can't really imagine anything that would be more perfect for me this year...we even got some snow to add to the atmosphere!

24/11/05 9:51 a.m.  
Blogger Caroline said...

Very interesting pictures - you are having a good time looking at the world! That bottom one is a bit scary.

24/11/05 10:52 a.m.  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

i like the way you have turned drab and dingy into a kind of beauty. very nice!

24/11/05 1:00 p.m.  
Blogger Nan said...

Like Carla, I noticed the stark contrast between the top and middle pictures. Full and empty is a good way to describe. The first one is so alive, and the second still and silent looking. Great pictures and technique.

24/11/05 8:10 p.m.  
Blogger Mick said...

All three of these photogrpahs are wonderful, Andrea. As always, you know how much I love to see the manipulations and treatments that you give to the work.

28/11/05 7:10 p.m.  
Blogger Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

I love your urban pix!! Nice work! :-) Mary

2/12/05 8:25 a.m.  

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