Old down town San Diego, a very nice setup
with stores / museums of how it was in the late 1800's early 1900's in this area
Cigar store - not sure someone would have a dedicated tobacco store in that time but the ambiance of this store was particularly nice, I do not smoke and yet found the smell quite attractive, while my wife could not get in ...
2. cashier at the visitor center, knitting something , oblivious of the people going back and forth, had to shoot between a gap of the passing tourists
3. General store, the countertop is way to modern looking, she moved away a modern coffee pot for the picture and I like her outfit
4. fine goods -
5. Spinning wool
6. a complete explanation was given by him on how people made yarn from wool, cotton threads, used linen , the whole process , quite interesting
What is abstract? Does every photo contain a degree of the abstract e.g. because it is only two-dimensional? Or black&white? Well these are questions that I try to deal with in my blog rotomerge.blogspot.com.
The following image of a forest in the snow does not only contain abstractification by mapping 3D to a two-dimensional viewing space and taking all color (or at least what little was left there) away but also did some heavy post-processing to give the forest a ghostlike appearance: It's like looking at an X-Ray...