Sino Neon and Reflections

Sino Neon and Reflections, Santana Row - San Jose, California

Sino Neon and Reflections, Santana Row – San Jose, California

For this last photo of the Santana Row series, I’m back to the Sino Restaurant and the Neon, again. This is on the other side, from the red neon with Chinese characters which I featured at the start of this series.

In this image, I was certainly attracted to the neon, but I incorporated the window reflections that I’ve talked about recently. The dark tones and vague images of women from a nearby cosmetic store adds a bit of mystery.

While Santana Row is visually richer than an ordinary mall, it goes to show that there’s lots to shoot even at the regular places that we visit. Having a small pocketable camera, especially with a 1″ sensor, can do pretty impressive things, even at night. And while visiting exotic, pretty locations are fun, photographically, making good images in places like this is more rewarding, I think, because it’s a lot more difficult. Learning to see in these regular places, sharpens the mind for when you do go to those special places.

The bottom line? Shoot a lot, all the time.

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