Making Interesting Photos from the Mundane: 30 Creative Photos of Street Lamps

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Finding interesting shots in mundane subjects is one of the great skills of any talented photographer. And it's a long way from being easy. But with an open and inquiring mind, it's possible to find great photographic opportunities all around you. We think these photographers did exactly that by taking a reasonably mundane subject like street lamps and extracting some great shots. Share your own in the comments.

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lsps080102b (party town) by mugley, on Flickr

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Moni with my hat by Hallenser, on Flickr

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hang out by jenny downing, on Flickr

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Tranquility by motiqua, on Flickr

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Magic light by ntrung, on Flickr

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Back in past by BurgTender, on Flickr

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Repeating Shadows by david.nikonvscanon, on Flickr

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street lamp by loop_oh, on Flickr

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TLV Port by uzi yachin, on Flickr

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Glowing lamp by macieklew, on Flickr

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Street lamp by Marcus Vegas, on Flickr

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Blackout by A. Strakey, on Flickr

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Jungla Urbana #3 by Jon Díez Supat, on Flickr

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Street Lamp by chany14, on Flickr

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Layers of Weakness by swanksalot, on Flickr

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20110403_DSC_0102_D300S by graphia, on Flickr

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That's interesting by kevin dooley, on Flickr

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Lampadaire/Street lamp by Phil Grondin, on Flickr

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Lampioni vicino al Louvre by xzjw83, on Flickr

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When Day gives Way to Light… by Kartik Malik, on Flickr

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Shadow and Texture by StuffNThings, on Flickr

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Street Lamps 4 by ahisgett, on Flickr

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Street lamps by Mishimoto, on Flickr

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carrer dels comtes de barcelona 10.7.08 – 105 by laura padgett, on Flickr

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Sodium Slagging by Silver Tusk, on Flickr

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Cuenca. Street Lamp. Castilla – La Mancha. Spain by Tomas Fano, on Flickr

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Madrid. Mayor square. Spain by Tomas Fano, on Flickr

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Some really cool images here. Just goes to show how the humble street lamp can make for interesting subjects.

Thanks for the post.
Graham.

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