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Concrete Cartography by Robert Meyer

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Multiple layers of worn-down, but still colourful, paint on a concrete sidewalk. This immediately reminded me of those pull-down maps that were used in elementary school classrooms.
Gateway Boulevard, Old Strathcona, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.


Pentax K10D/SMC 16-45 mm ƒ4
1/45 sec, ƒ9.5, 45 mm, ISO 100


Featured in ThE aRt Of pEEliNg PaINt December 3, 2010

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feat, concrete, map, worn, alberta, edmonton, topographic, cartography, old strathcona

Comments

  • bezalel
    bezalelover 4 years ago

    This is amazing! Exactly like a world map splayed out in 2D. Great eye!!

  • Glad you like it. I can’t count the number of times I’ve walked right over this…

    – Robert Meyer

  • Russ Styles
    Russ Stylesover 4 years ago

    What an eye…AND perfect description.Way to go Robert.

  • Thank you, Russ. It was a really cool discovery!

    – Robert Meyer

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 4 years ago

    Wow, this is really fab Robert, I’m a texture addict too…lol!

  • Yup… Texture, structure and balance: hard to achieve but wonderful when they materialize! Thanks for all your kind comments, Kathie!
    Robert

    – Robert Meyer

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