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Friday, April 27, 2012

Photohunters: Local Streets and Texture

This is another week where I found it easy to combine the two separate photohunt themes.
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The local streets in the downtown area of my city (Raleigh, NC, U.S.) have so many different textures.
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The buildings cover a number of different centuries and many different decades.
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The paving materials for some of the streets and sidewalks have different textures.
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The buildings use different materials each with their own texture.
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The photos I'm using are from different seasons and were taken over the past several years.
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One of my favorite parts about downtown is there is a lot of variety, not like some of the boring malls and suburban shopping areas and neighborhoods.
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I don't live or work in downtown Raleigh, although I worked in downtown Raleigh in the early 1980s and the early 1990s.
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The company I work for now is located in downtown Durham, NC about 25 miles from Raleigh, although I primarily work from my home computer in my Raleigh subdivision.
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14 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

You are very talented, your compositions are beautiful!This city has so charming streets!
Happy Friday
Léia

Sue said...

Looks like a wonderful mix of modern, and historic styles :) Happy photo hunting and weekend Carver :)

keeyit said...

We have similar theme this saturday. Happy photo hunting~

eyesonme2world said...

Seems like I also have similar concept as you.. Nice..

LifeRamblings said...

a beautiful blend of architecture and colours. great shots for both themes.

ewok1993 said...

i like the vibe of the city. it appears to be friendly to pedestrians. lots to see.

YTSL said...

These streets look like ones I've been on in other parts of the US -- but also cleaner than quite a few of them! ;b

Ecl Tan said...

Lots of different texture and love the colours. I like the sidewalks.

The Indulged Furries said...

Your photos are amazingly sharp and show all the different physical and seasonal textures.

Mar said...

Beautiful shots and light, very nice city indeed.
Happy weekend, Carver!

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Gattina said...

Nice combination of both themes and also a nice sightseeing tour for me !

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Excellent tour!! And the textures are sublime. Great combining effort. I try to do the very same, tho my two memes are different. LOL

My Photo Post today is: BUTTERFLY HOUSE Textures

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

I think I would just as soon work from my home computer as well!
Great Texture!
~Sandi

Black Jack's Carol said...

I've never been to Raleigh. In face, I've never been to NC, so this was a wonderful tour. You are right that the textures make the city uniquely photogenic. I especially liked the 3rd and 4th pictures.