Does photography have enough trash? Or does trash rate enough to photograph? This rubbish bin is simple, does what it is supposed to do, that is if people co-operate & respond on a communal level & has a sort of simple beauty. Here is the shared vision of where most things end up, before becoming another’s treasure.
Bin was empty @ time of taking this picture. No law says that rubbish collection has to be an eyesore.
The shadow of ephemera collection…
7 March 2013-The Street is Grace Alley. The City is San Francisco. This is right next to where I work, the Department of Public Health, in a building leased by City & County of San Francisco. Grim.
Sadly, it has been like this for years. Sometimes it is worse than what is shown here