So on my recent trip to San Francisco, I got the idea in my head that I would take some series of photographs of things that I found in abundance, with variety and that I really liked to look at (and look for!) around the city. My first theme? Fire escapes, of course! They are everywhere, especially in the downtown area. Some of them are so ornate, I caught myself wondering if they were really up there for function, or just because they look so darn cool on the side of a building!
Here are some of my favourite photos, given an old-timey feel thanks to the ever fantastic instagram: