Tim Kiser's photos with the downtown Wilmington

Transformer box area.

Transformer box area.
There's a lot of interesting stuff to explore back in here, provided you're not scared. For instance that is an interesting stain on that white door back there, the closed one.

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In downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, on December…
Added on October  9, 2013

Ornamental entry.

Ornamental entry.
The vertical stripes of protrusions were intended to provide visual "resting places" as your eyes scan the large expanse of façade.

The awning or canopy extends out past the sidewalk; this will be useful for keeping your VIPs out of the rain when you're…
Added on October  8, 2013

Quick sketch of ideas for a department store window display on these painted wooden panels.

Quick sketch of ideas for a department store window display on these painted wooden panels.
I planned it out that I'd visit this at a time of year and time of day when the sun's rays would be hitting the artwork from the side, thereby emphasizing the roughness of the painted wooden surface. It was a lot of work!

The artist selected the mural's…
Added on October  6, 2013

A sidewalk at an intersection!

A sidewalk at an intersection!
Haven't these orange telecommunication utility markings opened up new possibilities for composition ideas to hobby photographers in this residential neighborhood.

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In Wilmington, North Carolina, on December 30th, 2012, at the nort…
Added on October  5, 2013

Wilmington, North Carolina, architectural thing in the golden light of evening.

Wilmington, North Carolina, architectural thing in the golden light of evening.
This was erected to some particular purpose?

It makes sense, I suppose, that there'd be more urban public facilities designed by self-taught architects in the South of the U.S. than in the North.

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In downtown Wilmington, North Ca…
Added on October  4, 2013

Lost age of this surface application idea for large civic juniper planters.

Lost age of this surface application idea for large civic juniper planters.
The designer of this is surely dead by now. Over time, this kind of surface application became known as "face-shredder pebbling." The planter's wet underside is a "mould harbour."

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In downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, on Dece…
Added on October  3, 2013

Shine a globular paper lantern onto these newspaper pages; these wrinkled sheets of kraftpaper; and these poly(methyl methacrylate) doorhandles.

Shine a globular paper lantern onto these newspaper pages; these wrinkled sheets of kraftpaper; and these poly(methyl methacrylate) doorhandles.
When I saw these lucite doorhandles my eyes rolled back into my head due to pleasure; I made a series of lipsmacking noises; and I levitated a few inches above the ground for several seconds while wiggling my fingers and toes. Because I love midcentury m…
Added on October  2, 2013

Downtown stick garden.

Downtown stick garden.
This garden protects the people on yon side of it from the view of the parking lot on hither side of the fence.

The sticks are pussywillow branches that were carefully arranged by a trained florist.

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In downtown Wilmington, North…
Added on October  1, 2013

Unusual doorway.

Unusual doorway.
I worked very hard to compose this carefully.

Walk under the dolphins -- past the old melted-down plastic ciggies disposal and the painting of the plant -- to your car!, or to the door of your house.

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In downtown Wilmington, Nort…
Added on September 30, 2013

A different corner.

A different corner.
This was a good corner of electric, and of water downspouting from up on the roof; high visual interest.

Unfortunately I think maybe men like to come back here and pee in the night.

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In downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, on Dec…
Added on September 29, 2013

Urban subtropical winter morning.

Urban subtropical winter morning.
This seemed unusual and distinctive; I felt like I was in an unusual and distinctive area.

I don't know what in the hell kind of imagery typically enters into people's heads whenever they're told to think about North Carolina, but here might be a candi…
Added on January 29, 2013

Billboard advertising idea of digging colourful gemstones out of the wet insides of poultry eggs.

Billboard advertising idea of digging colourful gemstones out of the wet insides of poultry eggs.
They gleam as prettily in the light as a Waterford Crystal Goblet of albumen does. In the time it took me to notice what I was doing, I had already bought three jewels.

Fried eggs are delicious accompaniments to fried potatoes.

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Added on November 14, 2010

Wilmington Delaware in a section of modest homeyness.

Wilmington Delaware in a section of modest homeyness.
I threw on a few underclothes and a pair of slippers and sat on the steps and toothlessly smoked. At night the motion-sensitive floodlights were the only things that pissed me off.

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In downtown Wilmington, Delaware, on January…
Added on November 14, 2010

Let the plastic block the cars from entering.

Let the plastic block the cars from entering.
Well we're definitely into the new century/millennium now aren't we!, re: the futuristic styles of barricades available. Breezes are an ongoing challenge for this new kind, but autos usu. respect them because the yellow is an attn-getting colour.

Imag…
Added on November 14, 2010

3 little words.

3 little words.
That shoppe is la tops!

The delight comes when your bagel is served underneath a mountain of jello/marshmallow salad.

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In downtown Wilmington, Delaware, on January 4th, 2009, on the west side of Market Street, between 8th Street…
Added on January  8, 2009

A message from the people of the city of Wilmington, Delaware.

A message from the people of the city of Wilmington, Delaware.
Celebrates the arrival of out-of-towners! The Wilmingtonians say, "Please do not go! We are trying as hard as we can! We need you to stay!"

Hey are there any typographers out there that know what font that is!!

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In downtown Wi…
Added on January 11, 2009

Ho ho!

Ho ho!
Child, your wish is granted: Merry Xmas 2108 ha ha! Ho ho ho!

Ho ho ho ho ho!

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In downtown Wilmington, Delaware, on January 4th, 2009, taped to the front window of the Delaware History Museum, on the east side of Market Street…
Added on January  8, 2009