Tuesday, April 2, 2013
During my 2013 Spring Solo I spent a lot of time searching for animated neon signs. I only found a few that spoke to me, but they were worth the wait. This one -- Jack Starr Cut Rate Liquors in Forth Worth, TX -- surprised me. I was cruising the boulevards waiting for dusk, an ideal time to shoot a nearby motel, when I saw this glorious sign. After all my research, I'd never heard of this place. I couldn't wait to set up my tripod. Most folks ignored me; they were intent on grabbing their bottles and scooting out. But a few stopped and stared at the sign, almost as if they'd never quite noticed it before.