In his books Understanding Exposure and Learning to See Creatively, Bryan Peterson says that one of the best places to take pictures is in a junkard and that rust makes for some wonderful and colorful pictures. He also says that oil slicks after a rain are a great place to find neat colors and patterns .So, today I was on my way to pick up some lunch at the SuperFresh by the church and went by this dumpster in the back that had all of these different shades of orange, and black and blue, with textures and patterns galore. I thought, why not, I bet Bryan would approve of me taking a pic of this thing, even if mine doesn't turn out as good as his does. So, I stopped and spent about 5 minutes taking pictures of a dumpster. Yes, I did get some strange looks and one old lady offered to get out and pose. I told her "sure" but she drove off. She missed her chance - it could have become an international art sensation - "Old Lady on a Dumpster." Anyway, I know it's weird but I thought the colors were neat here - it helps that it's an orange and blue pattern.
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