Sunday, December 13, 2009

Window Dressing

Walking in the Distillery District of Toronto is an eye-catching experience. The richness provided by a romanticized view of old world beauty combines harmoniously with contemporary fashion and art. And that describes a major aspect of the motivation behind taking this photo.

[ f/5.3, 1/160 sec, 165mm, ISO 100 ]


In "Window Dressing" there exists a most wonderful harmony between old and new. The immediate contrast between the items for sale viewed against the weathered window frame. A metaphor for inner renewal? For dressing up our imagination so one can escape the aging body? Or how about a contradiction to the old 'truism' of not being able to teach an old dog new tricks?

"Window Dressing"  - what theme plays out for you?
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4 comments:

  1. Everything looks so 3D! Good one.

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  2. This photo is so cool! Love it!

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  3. @ndroo - glad to see you found this! Happy holidays, friend!

    @annonymous - thanks. Glad you like this one!

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  4. Is Copenhagen not a call for the Climate to be linked to global development or is it window dressing again?

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