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Portals are passages, gates, and doorways. They often express the culture, customs, and personalities of their occupants or users. The shape, texture, and color of the door and its immediate surroundings can be outlets for expressing personal design preference.
During numerous travels, I became fascinated with these architectural elements that allow passage from one space to another, imagining the people and activities occurring just within the openings, and the anticipation of who might soon be coming through the door.
Jamaica, Mexico, USA, Italy, England, France, Amsterdam, Egypt
A few samples from the 163 photos on flickr