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Looking up, captures some of the graphic forms created by the sky when framed by man-made structures. Most of these were created by stitching several fish-eye views together and then creating a new projection from the result. Unlike most uses of stitching to create panoramas, these are centered on the sky with the normal subject relegated to the role of constructing surroundings. When Townsend first started taking these he was surprised by the shapes that were formed - shapes which he had never noticed before, perhaps because we so seldom look straight up and recognize what is there - squares were expected, ovals anticipated, but never triangles, arrowheads, eyes, or even a dove.