What's Wrong with this Picture?



 

Photo by Christopher Casler


The question above might come to mind as you study this image by
Orlando photographer Chris Casler. To begin with, the Dr. Phillips building,
in downtown Orlando on Robinson Street between Orange Avenue and
the railroad tracks, is an unusual powder blue. Add to that the pink sky
(which Casler sweetened) and the eerie bricked-up windows, and you’ve
got an unlikely juxtaposition that brings to the photographer’s mind the
work of surrealist painter René Magritte. As Casler was getting ready to
take this shot—on a spring day, a few years back—one final incongruous
element fell into place. “Suddenly, a man rode into the scene on a bicycle,
and voilà!” he says. “It made my day.”

THE CITY BEAUTIFUL SEEKS SUBMISSIONS OF IMAGES THAT CAPTURE A VIEW OF ORLANDO, FROM ANY PERSPECTIVE. TO SUBMIT A PHOTO, PLEASE E-MAIL A LOW-RES JPEG TO JASON.JONES@ORLANDOMAGAZINE.COM

Want to read the whole issue? Download and read this issue and others on Magzter.

Add your comment:

 

Guides & Resources

Fall Getaways

Fall is finally on its way and now is the perfect time to plan your getaway. Check out some of these great deals and special destinations just a short drive from Orlando.

Real Estate's Hot 100

Whether you’re trying to buy or sell real estate, getting the best deal means finding an agent who possesses savvy and know-how and gets results. This list showcases some Central Florida agents who have demonstrated those skills.

Spotlight on Plastic Surgeons 2014

This special advertising section highlights the accomplishments of plastic surgeons, who tell about their commitment to helping people look their best.

Orlando's Best Lawyers of 2014

Get informed with our annual list of more than 400 Orlando-area attorneys, compiled by Best Lawyers in America. The annual selection features lawyers in 78 areas of practice.

Spotlight on Lawyers 2014

Our special advertising section featuring profiles on local lawyers.

Premier Doctors

This special advertising section highlights the professionalism, backgrounds and achievements of dozens of doctors.

MoreRecent Blog Posts

Handmade Home: Rustic Fall Finds

These seasonal homespun items will get you ready to cozy up for fall.

Raise a Glass

Wine is no longer just for sommeliers at fancy restaurants or trips to Europe and Napa.

Art Flashback

A bit of whimsy and a whole lot of pop can be found at Boom-Art Gallery on Ivanhoe Row.

Pickling recipes from Chef Chris Brown, executive chef at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes hotel.