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Sep 09 2016

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Tacoma Noir


Tacoma Noir
12″ x 12″ Photograph $150


When I was hanging out with some friends shooting photos in Tacoma near the Museum of Glass I saw the clouds above the museum and thought they resembled smoke puffing out of the museum’s glass cone. The design for this structure was inspired by the wood-burning sawmills that used to be around the area, and I thought it was fitting to capture this scene. The angular roof of the building next to the cone made for an interesting design element, and reminded me of a sort of damper that slides open to let the “smoke” float out from inside the building. I used one of the “Noir” filters in Snapseed to process the image, since the shapes and textures in this image were far more important to me than the color.

Valley Arts United Exhibit