This entry was posted on January 14, 2015 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Built Environment, Commercial Buildilng, Surfaces and was tagged with circle, corrugated steel siding, Florida, Old Building, photography, sabal palm, Sarasota.
The corrigated with the palm in the foreground is a great combination, not to mention whatever is hiding behind that circle.
January 14, 2015 at 7:17 AM
Thank you, Ken. I’m glad someone likes the palm there. Indoctrinated since childhood with images of ideal, pristine palm trees, I was shocked when I first started coming to Florida to see how cruddy they can look—including being populated by various sorts of vines that die off before the palm does—and how they shed their large fronds to mess up the roadways. If I could have gotten this shot without the crummy palm tree in front, I would have. I just love that circle and the way it’s surrounded by the corrugation. But then I’ve always been partial to shininess.
January 14, 2015 at 10:13 AM
January 14, 2015 at 10:32 AM
January 14, 2015 at 10:38 AM
I love that palm too, which point to a strange two-legged animal with one leg longer than the other in the middle of that right metal hemisphere. Do you see that?
January 15, 2015 at 3:23 PM
Oh, good. Two against one; you and Ken (and the palm) win. Yes, I do see that animal, Andy, which I think of as some kind of deer.
January 15, 2015 at 3:31 PM
Working my way back through at least a week of your photos, this is just amazing, the way everything just fits into the composition. Maybe the rough bark and sharp-edged leaves make a more interesting image than if it had only been the metal – I love that circle for itself too, but the counterpoint here is great.
January 18, 2015 at 2:37 PM
I’m clearly in the minority here about that tree. Maybe I need to change my mind ;-). Thanks for your comment, Lynn.
January 18, 2015 at 3:05 PM
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