Saturday, October 28, 2006

Brick and Paint



Found this peeling paint on a brick wall a couple of days ago in a hidden corner of a car park.

I love the contrast and the colours but it wasn't until I was walking away that the similarity with a world map struck me. With a bit of cleaning up and some trickery in Gimp this could be made into a great map. I'll put it into the 'to do' pile.

The Taunton Daily Tune is Goldfrapp with Strict Machine - great retro electronica!

7 Comments:

Blogger Bill said...

Hmmmm, it must be a sign! :)

4:03 AM  
Blogger Denton said...

Contrast is always a good photographic technique. But imagination is the best. I certainly did not see a map of the world until you pointed it out. But it is there!

2:39 PM  
Blogger chris.h. said...

thats brilliant--saw it as the world straight away--great spot.
Fantastic idea for song of the day...dont suppose you would like to share how to do that would you? *smiles*

6:49 PM  
Blogger Mountainboy said...

Hey I am not saying its geographically accurate... just that it could be 'a' world map... ;)

As for the tunes it's just done on a Mac with iWeb, not sure it's technically difficult to do. Mail me if you want to chat about it.

It has been suggested tht I should embed the tune into the blog but I reckon most people don't want someone elses music invading their rooms!

8:39 PM  
Blogger Pod said...

like this shot too. and you have decent taste in music too. bit of a dude hey?

8:50 AM  
Blogger Mountainboy said...

Dunno about the 'dude' their is only ONE dude... You like the Cohen Brothers films?

9:07 AM  
Blogger Pod said...

hey. everyone's a dude in sydney. well, a few...i haven't seen all of their films, but fargo is a favourite, and i really liked the man that wasn't there. strangely my hand hovered over the big lebowski last night.

11:30 AM  

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