Friday, May 31, 2013

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Black and White Instagram #9

from June 22, 2012 - I did not reprocess that many of my older images in B&W so most of the top ten will be more recent

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Top Ten Couches - with tires #1

and the winner is.....from April 2, 2013
I wonder if time will move number 2 to number 1, as I still like it so much later

Monday, May 27, 2013

Top Ten Couches - with tires #2

one of my earliest thrown out couch photos - from December 1, 2008. The tire just looks like it belongs.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Top Ten Couches - with tires #4

from June 5, 2012, at my "shooting fish in a barrel" location, which is not 100% on my bicycle route but I take the block detour sometimes to see what is there and am usually rewarded.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Top Ten Couches - with tires #5

from November 19, 2010
certainly meets the theme the best, but I would have preferred to just get these lazy-boys without them

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Top Ten Couches - with tires #6

a recent addition from April 22, 2013
 I think that in the past I would have composed to avoid having the tire in the composition

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Top Ten Couches - with tires #7


from July 30, 2012- the first photo I took of this couch the extra cover wasn't theref

Monday, May 20, 2013

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Top Ten Couches - with tires #10




Starting a new series - 
it has been fun and challenging to continually come up with new top tens- 
 from July 2, 2011






Saturday, May 18, 2013

Top Ten - for sale or rent signs #1

two at the same location - I don't want to be seen as a language police sympathizer - but the French sign is from June 4, 2009 and the English one is from July 6, 2011



Friday, May 17, 2013

Top Ten - for sale or rent signs #2

above from August 3, 2009 and below August 6, 2009 at the same location.
I usually do not take photos of couches more than once, and remembered having taken the first shot at this for sale sign. Didn't remember the couch, but couldn't believe there would be a second one within a few days.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Top Ten - for sale or rent signs #5

from January 16, 2009- one of my first very close to the house. It is a re-upholstering place and I thought there would be many more to come. Until today this is the only one I have seen there. 

Friday, May 10, 2013

Top Ten - for sale or rent signs #9

from May 19, 2012 - on the way to camera club (I even take photos of couches on my anniversary)

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

One day break from top ten lists


Every day i post one of my recent couch photographs on Instagram and tag #sofafree and #dailycouch.
Imagine my surprise when the earliest photos with the hash tag that I could go back to (I guess you can't go back to the beginning anymore?!) were the only three images that weren't mine!
Tomorrow back with top ten for sale/ rent signs

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Taken on Different Days #1

from May 27, 2011 above - the beginning of my history with the collection
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by September 20, 2011 the ottoman was gone and the two couches could hardly be seen


 

I thought maybe I would be losing them when they got tidied up as shown in the photo November 16 but they were still there throughout the winter as the photo on March 7, 2012 attests 

my last sighting (there was only one of the two couches at the time of the this photo) on March 26, 2012

Monday, May 6, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Taken on Different Days #2

from December 7, 2011- although it is not evident I had to walk down a driveway that had a series of garages to fing this one; but once I knew it was there I revisited in as one of my first photos of 2012 taken March 22 below

then I was a bit surprised that on April 23 they lugged it all the way to the front yard to throw it out; at the beginning I didn't know it was the same couch


Sunday, May 5, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Taken on Different Days #3

my romance with this couch started on September 30, 2011 - i enjoyed how its position charged over the months and I even once took a photo of it witth the owner watching. Below one you may recognize as my favourite snow ciouch from Mar 7, 2012 and below that from March 26, 2012 


Saturday, May 4, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Taken on Different Days #4

 

One of my early couches - on the left from May 1, 2009 and more than a year later July 28th 2010 on the right. What I really like about the diptych is that there is an extra telephone pole in the latter photo1

Friday, May 3, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Taken on Different Days #5

I really enjoyed this sequence - on the left was how I saw it as I was bicycling to work in the morning, coming home bothe the mattress and couch had been propped around the fire hydrant and finally the next morning the mattress had left him alone

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Taken on Different Days #6

from April 2, 2010 and August 15, 2010 below-
 the only couch that I think was claimed by someone and then thrown out by the new owner a few months later


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Top Ten Couches - Taken on Different Days #7

from April 30, 2012 and May 2 below. What I liked about this one was that they had been moved less than 10 feet to lean against the opposite wall from the few days earlier