Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

Along CA HWY 101 in Ventura

Along CA HWY 101 in Ventura

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind
Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?

Five Man Electrical Band, 1970

Making photographs of signs may be the best reason ever, to carry a camera.  See why.

Old Signs

Mary and I are always on the hunt for old signs, especially along Route 66 in California.

Old drive-thru dairy in Glendora, CA

Old drive-thru dairy in Glendora, CA

Ghost Signs

When ever we drive through a small town, we look for these.

Socorro, NM

Socorro, NM

Neon Signs

Neon signs are especially fun.  See our blog on how to make good photos of neon signs.

Another local spot along Route 66

Another local spot along Route 66

Processing

We think that you can take a lot more liberty with style and color with signs.  We tend to saturate the color ones a lot and like black and white.  In a pinch, we love to use Snapseed.

Near Sherwood, OR

Near Sherwood, OR

Along CA HWY 101 near Pismo Beach

Along CA HWY 101 near Pismo Beach

As I stated last week, don’t just carry a cell phone camera.  Take your point and shoot where ever you go and you will find great signs everywhere.

To see more of our photographs, please go to www.pamphotography.com.

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2 thoughts on “Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

  1. lol… yeah sign is blocking the scenery…
    but sign is alive community and has stories of the era…
    they are beautiful pictures…
    cool concept to use your camera on signs…. ^__^

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