I happened to run errands in San Francisco’s SOMA (South Of MArket) neighborhood during a good light day on Saturday afternoon and took a bunch of pictures of the area, originally a light industry zone rapidly turning into a residential neighborhood. Here are some of the decent and/or curious results.
“Propane Sales” is quite a paradoxical shot. When editing it in iPhoto, I realized that I had applied the techniques of the American Photorealism painters of the 1960s to create, um, uh, well–photographs. Photos that mimic the style of paintings that mimic the style of photos.
Vonn Scott Bair