Another thing I noticed about Portland was all the cool signage. Like, is there a higher concentration of graphic designers and artists there? Cus people seem to take color and fonts and things very seriously there! I also noticed this about house colors, but I didn’t want to take a ton of pics of private residences!
I know that Portland is the City of Roses (I’ll get to that later), but when I was there I couldn’t help but notice (and photograph) some of the many fire escapes. I’m not sure why these pop out at me. Perhaps fire escapes will be added to my list of idiosyncratic photography subjects (along with tree textures and dentil molding on old buildings).