Photo Essay

On Display

At best, display windows can be visual feasts. Designed to spark off desire in the passer-by to step inside and spend their money on the goods or services on offer, they often seem to play on the dreams and aspirations of the place and time they are part of. But above all, their presence represents an element in the urban visual mosaïque that continues to exert its pull on those of us who never leave home without a camera.

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13 responses

  • Simon Kossoff

    Simon Kossoff (Deleted) said (30 Jun 2009):

    Another great essay. Your work really comes together in an even more powerful way, seen like this..

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne said (1 Jul 2009):

    Thank you, Simon!

  • ina:botao

    ina:botao (Deleted) said (6 Aug 2009):

    class collection, Lise! my vote of course!

  • markus zundel

    markus zundel gave props (6 Aug 2009):

    great series. rad

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne said (6 Aug 2009):

    Thanks, Ina and Markus!

  • Michael Risenhoover

    Michael Risenhoover (Deleted) gave props (6 Aug 2009):

    Wonderful essay and my vote too as well!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (8 Aug 2009):

    Well written, and great shots, voted..

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne said (16 Aug 2009):

    Thank you, Michael and Eithne!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (17 Aug 2009):

    OMG - Brilliant.

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne said (27 Aug 2009):

    Thanks, Maura -- so glad you like it!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (30 Aug 2009):

    Another fabulous story, and of course, another yes!!!!!!!!

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne said (30 Aug 2009):

    Thanks again, Sonia!

  • Rhio9 (Rhio9)

    Rhio9 (Rhio9) (Deleted) said (1 Sep 2009):

    beautiful essay and photos to match. very talented indeed. its inspiring to look at your pieces. such variety and they all have your stamp of individuality on them. inventive. searching. creating. seeing way more than what might be expected is possible to be seen. i really like all of it.

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