Speed

Downtown Phoenix Freeway Interstate 10

Oh how I longed to live closer to the downtown area so I could explore taking shots like this one. Long exposures over freeways with loads of vehicles. Although, I realized when I look at this that it could basically have been taken on any ol’ freeway with a pedestrian overpass! But I love it because it’s downtown Phoenix!

I also love the movie Speed, which is the name of the film for my weekly Movie Title Wednesday entry. I don’t care how much people hate Keanu Reeves and his acting (or lack of) style…I usually find him entertaining. If I remember correctly, this movie kind of re-birthed Reeves as an action star after being a total dweeb time-traveler in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

Speed was such a fun movie, lots of action, intensity, Dennis Hopper and not to mention Sandra Bullock.

“Shoot the hostage!”

Now, this photo has an extra special quality about it because it’s ALSO being used to help advertise the “gallery” I’ll be displaying my prints in for First Friday on November 5th and for the rest of that month. You can see it being used on the frontpage of DayTwelve.org and displayed on the official flyer for the event (click here to see it!).

If you live in the area, I hope you can make the event and check out my work PLUS the other five awesome photographers there, including my buddies Dee Nichols and Rick Young.

9 replies
  1. Heath O'Fee
    Heath O'Fee says:

    Love the chain link in the foreground, and those awesome headlight streaks!

    And, for the record, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a great movie 🙂

  2. Didier Kaade
    Didier Kaade says:

    Love the chain link as well… Very nice…. 🙂

    Keanu Reeves…. awesome! Point Break! What else do I need to say?!

    Mike awesome shot, keep it up.

    I hope you don’t mind, one day, I may start to copy your idea of a weekly movie shot! 😀 Of course, you’ll get all the credit!!! 😀

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  1. […] we moved to downtown Phoenix and it’s part of a 3-image series…the first being “Speed” and the second a shot I used for First Friday. I’m a big fan of symmetry and depth in […]

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