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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

San Francisco Shadows Enchant Photographer

Posted By on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 8:30 AM

click to enlarge Shadowy man in a shadowy city - ALL PHOTOS   |   IAN WANG
  • All photos | Ian Wang
  • Shadowy man in a shadowy city
San Francisco's amazing scenery makes it a Mecca for professional and amateur shutterbugs alike. City newcomer Ian Wang, however, prefers to eschew the beaten path and stick in the shadows.

We asked Wang what gives, and got back a long, thoughtful response. Some highlights: "My overall theme is the unseen, unnoticed visual splendor of an urban environment ...  What I am trying to express so far, is the living spirits of San Francisco today, through the jarred lines of its buildings, the shadows of its citizens, plants, trash, and whatever else that absorbs light."

Well, fair enough! We like the photos. Click below for more.

click to enlarge ALL PHOTOS   |   IAN WANG
  • All photos | Ian Wang
click to enlarge ALL PHOTOS   |   IAN WANG
  • All photos | Ian Wang
click to enlarge ALL PHOTOS   |   IAN WANG
  • All photos | Ian Wang
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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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