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Brightly Painted Wall, Mission District

Brightly Painted Wall, Mission District. San Francisco, California. February 20, 2010. © Copyright G Dan Mitchell - all rights reserved.

 

Detail of a brightly painted red, yellow, blue, and white wall in San Francisco's Mission District.

 

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One sub-category of my photography focuses on businesses and shops and so forth that are not cookie-cutter chains. I love the way that these businesses seem to collect their own character over time, and I also like the wild and diverse ways that small business owners present themselves. I spotted this wild conjunction of brightly painted colors as I walked along 24th street in the Mission District of San Francisco on a Sunday afternoon. In this version of the photograph (yes, there is another) I framed a small section of the building wall closely to try to fill the frame with these colors.

 

(More of my San Francisco photographs)

 

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Technical Data:Canon EOS 5D Mark IICanon EF 50mm f/1.4 USMISO 200, f/8, 1/25 second

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Taken on February 20, 2010