Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Beginning of Urban Explorations

Photography began for me in 2007, with an SLR lens, a Ryerson course, and a passion.  As I look through the Lightroom database from 2008 on, there are thousands of pictures of flowers and gardens and street scenes, too.  

All of a sudden, in 2009, I decided to check out the back alley of Bloor along to Dundas, to see what I could find.  In 2014 there's a condo at the corner on the right.  But the alley way remains painted with 

I created my first abstract from this urban grunge.  For me, the calling is to do more than 'capture' what is exactly there. It is to find abstract beauty within it and to bring out something more than what is there before you.  

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