(922) Bloor 77

Another photo from my weekly series, demonstrating why posting here has fallen off since February.

(I'm still shooting typography.)



The Lakeshore line's tracks are built up above grade at Guildwood station, meaning that the pedestrian underpass has natural light from three sources. It's almost pretty.


(921) Helvetica in Black on Grey

This is the start of two new things for me.

For one thing, this is the first image that I like enough to post here that could only have been shot using a tilt-shift lens. While there's nothing obviously 'shifty' about the photo, I was able to compose squarely against a window without catching myself in the reflection. Except for a slight rotation - I swear that the sensor in my D700 is crooked - this image hasn't been cropped.

The other thing that's new is the annotation in the title, (921). That marks it as being the 21st week of 2009. Every sunday, I'm going to post one photo that I've taken during the previous week. I've been falling behind again, not taking photos and/or not liking the photos that I take, so hopefully this will give me incentive to shoot and show the results.


Red and Blue

Another from the waterfront.


Paint Drops

The side of the CGCS Griffon, the only Coast Guard ship in the Great Lakes large enough to land a helicopter.

I was tempted to title this "Yin Yang", but thought it was too obvious.



Q: What's bread?
A: Raw toast.
- The Ha Ha Bonk Book.

I don't often mention the camera gear I use, because it should be visible if you hover your cursor over the photo. But in this case, a toast is in order: this was shot with my new D700.

I have broken the links to hundreds and hundreds of photos, which will take a long time to repair. The workaround is to replace "photo.matthewpiers" in the link URL with "matthewpiers.smugmug". Awkward, but only temporary.

This is happening because I have revamped matthewpiers dot com. More of what I write and photograph will be going there, so check it out as well.

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