Posted on Nov.10, 2008, under Ann Arbor, Michigan

(Olympus E-3, 70-300mm at 202mm (2x crop factor), ISO 200, exposure 1/320 sec @ f/16)

This is a somewhat stylized shot of the Greyhound bus depot in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The depot is still functioning, but the sign has seen better days. When I took this shot, I wanted to focus on the details of the sign and it’s current condition. The sign used to have a nice blue background for the lettering. Now, almost all of the blue is gone. When I started working with this image I decided to give it a bit more of a pop art look to it. The filter didn’t really have much effect on the sign itself, but it made the building next to the depot a bit more abstract.

Comments and feedback welcome.

Image and text Copyright © 2008 James W. Howe – All rights reserved

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