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My name is Erika. I'm in love with making art, collecting old things & chasing after my two kiddos. This blog is a peek into my happy accidents & plots of total world domination.

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Taking pictures while driving.

I have been known for taking a snap or two of pictures while driving... Not me driving.. my husband driving and me hanging out the window and snapping the picture.  Fine.. not fully outside the window- I could lose a limb.!
So Portland has quite a few bridges- which I am surprised they don't mention it in the show Portlandia.    The river cuts right through down town Portland which divides the East and West side.  I won't even tell you about the controversy of east side versus west side. :)
So I took a ton of pictures crossing over the river and smooshed them all together in panoramic view.
Almost like a fish lens. :) What do you think?

16 comments

Laura said...

I'm loving this photo look! I take a ton of photos while driving... but usually I am the one doing the driving and put myself and those around me in great danger in an effort to capture a beautiful sunset or the Baltimore City skyline... And unfortunately, mine rarely look as good as yours!

Felicity said...

Oh, the houses nestled in the hills! I would love to live on a hill.

stephanie said...

Ah, the wonderful east vs. west tension. I love it. Even though we lived downtown for a few years, I'm an eastsider for sure. :)

Mandy Crandell said...

I think it's great! I actually take photos while I'm behind the wheel. I have a whole set of "out the window" photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/somethingmonumental/sets/72157604813215367/

Jenna said...

these are so great! chaotic, but beautiful...

jen said...

love the pictures! i was wondering what the 'weirdness' was all about, now it makes sense...very cool.

Annie said...

lovely!!! I love downtown portland and the bridges, so pretty!

Mo Pie, Please said...

They are pretty cool pics! Good job!

little czar and the psalmist said...

These are amazing photos!! They are super edgy and surreal even though the subject matter is drab and mundane. What an awesome juxtaposition.....I like how subtle they are in their differences. You have got to print these up (maybe in large scale?) and show them. They are some of your best works and I really think your on to something!

kylee said...

those photos look so awesome. i'm diggin the smashed together/fish eye look.

gretchenmist . . . {belinda} said...

thanks for taking us on a tour of your area! i like how you've put them together :)

cindy said...

they look cool! i'm glad you don't take photos while YOU are driving. my brother has a small plane and he does it. not good!

crissy said...

Wonderful photos! I like seeing photos like this.



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Janice La Verne said...

I think they are way interesting. Especially the lines disappearing into the clouds.... nice.
bridges... if only they weren't up so high. I hate driving over them!

Janice La Verne said...

I think they are way interesting. Especially the lines disappearing into the clouds.... nice.
bridges... if only they weren't up so high. I hate driving over them!

Tracey said...

They look great Erika - the more I read your blog and see your lovely photos, the more I want to visit Portland! :D

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