17 Jan

Some of the things that I like best about the great outdoors are man-made things. I love to wander around and take pictures of signs.

Some are graffiti-style pieces of art, others are big-budget ads in interesting surroundings.

Today I present to you a few signs I’ve photographed that are more of a handmade or low-budget style.

As always, click on the picture to see it larger and more clearly, and then your back arrow to return to the blog.


A sign of the recession:

Perhaps a disillusioned or rejected actor?

As American as apple pie:

A panhandler:

And another:

On a construction site in Times Square:

During the Writer’s Strike:

And the other side:

To Moms everywhere, with love:

I don’t EVEN know what this one is about:

Someone letting off some steam:

In our apartment doorway. HELLO! You’re not in Mayberry RFD anymore!

This one’s even better when you know that the area discussed is right next to the ocean… (click to be able to read this one better):

The most dire activity, and the most dreaded threat of all:




2 Responses to “Signs”

  1. Johnny D January 17, 2011 at 10:06 pm #

    I liked all the photos of signs, but one of them is a ringer: “I am not afraid of you and I will beat your ass” is actually the name of the Yo La Tengo album and what you photographed is the actual ad.

    Clever, huh?

    • SAllan January 18, 2011 at 10:16 am #

      Oops – I *kinda* wondered about that, but obviously not enough to do any research… Oh well, good old Yo La Tango! I like what they do…

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