Monday, June 02, 2014

Thematic Photographic 297 - I saw the sign

Grammar is dead
London, ON
January 2014
If there's such a thing as optical pollution, I'd like to politely suggest that our cities suffer greatly from it. It seems that every exposed surface has some kind of sign warning us against something, trying to shoo us away, or attempting to sell us something. I'm guessing empty spots are somehow anathema to our modern sense of order.

Eventually I guess the bombardment is so complete that we just shut our brains down and don't even realize how all-encompassing it has become.

So for the next week, let's look for signs and share what we find. I have a feeling this one will be a little like shooting fish in a barrel. Not that I'd know what that's like, mind you. Poor fish. They can't even read their own signs.

Your turn: Shoot a photo that interprets this week's I saw the sign theme, post the pic to your blog, website or social media stream, then leave a comment here letting folks know where to find it. Visit other participants to share the photographic awesomeness of it all, and feel free to pop in again through the week to add to the fray. Bonus points if you bring a friend. Here's how Thematic works. But the only thing that really matters is that you enjoy the ride. Thanks, and happy shooting! 

11 comments:

Karen S. said...

But of course, this is a perfect, sign for you! Very Carmi! I actually shot this yesterday. It was one of those shoot me, shoot me calling photos! Here's mine

http://twincitiesblather.blogspot.com/2014/06/thematic-photographic-297-i-saw-sign.html

evao28269 said...

Thanks for this prompt, I love signs; signs are just like appetizers, a prelude to a delicious meal. Here's mine https://evasmoodboard.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/5096/

Bob Scotney said...

Gotcha!
http://bit.ly/SqHoti

Michèle Dextras said...

Well I saw the sign and several others!

I saw the sign

Bob Scotney said...

I saw another sign that gives a message of sorts.
http://bit.ly/1j246hZ

Karen S. said...

I actually set out yesterday to find the perfect, live sign.

http://twincitiesblather.blogspot.com/2014/06/six-word-saturday-7-june-2014.html

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

I'm late to the party...my blogging fingers were sprained.

Sidewalk Closed
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Karen S. said...

I sure miss your Thematic Photographic themes Carmi, so please check out my post of today here!


http://twincitiesblather.blogspot.com/2014/06/thematic-photographic-298-happiness.html

Gilly's Camera said...

Travelling back from London (UK), this sign caught my eye.

It means something to someone!

Gilly's Camera said...

Travelling back from London (UK), this sign caught my eye.

It means something to someone!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Happy Butterfly. Happy Dogs.
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