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Entries in colors (2)

Thursday
Apr192012

color me melb

 

 

naturally every space has a color theme of it's own. some cities jump out in this regard more than others. when i first came to the southern hemisphere i was struck by the difference in the quality of light. in los angeles we have so much smog which diffuses the air and makes for spectacular sunsets. in new zealand [when it's not overcast] the light in contrast seems so stark and strong. in melbourne the weather was quite warm and the light was again different. the color palette that emerged surprised me- bright greens and soft pastels. though it was late summer, to me the feeling was distinctly spring.

Sunday
Apr242011

color mashup

 

since it's fall here in the southern hemisphere i've been enjoying the idea of a more subdued color palette such as those found in these photos i took up north just outside of aukland. the moviebarcode image of rushmore really distills the earthy scheme for me. now if only i could find the perfect trench coat in one of these colors...