Saturday, 10 May 2008

So What Is It With Petrol Stations & Photographer's?

Enrico Sacchetti won the 2006 "Fujifilm Distinctions Award with the above image
And even the mighty Alec Soth has got in on the act. with the above picture from the series "SLEEPING BY THE MISSISSIPPI" but why? It really is a popular motif both sides of the pond. Is it the romance of travel? perhaps our love affair with the car? a symbol of the open road and freedom? Discuss.

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