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David Hanauer's Snapshots

  1. flood

    Snapshot Title: flood
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    when doing laundry all the water from the washer comes out into this improvised sink. Once, when the pipe from the sink wasn't connect to the hole in the ground, I accidently flooded the place while a...



  2. first day

    Snapshot Title: first day
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    When I first started working, I found this back environment to be very depressing. The employee who trained me said she's been working for the company for over 30 years, since she was 16. She prefered...



  3. clothes waiting to be picked up

    Snapshot Title: clothes waiting to be picked up
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    When orders are ready we hang them on this device. It's numbered, and with the click of a button it begins to spin. it appears as though we have a lot of customers, the truth is, many of these clothes...



  4. blue shopping bag

    Snapshot Title: blue shopping bag
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    This blue shopping bag was brought in by one of our regular customers who we nicknamed "poopy-pants." He always comes in with one pair of pants in a blue shopping bag and says he's had an accident. ne...



  5. Seamstress's chair

    Snapshot Title: Seamstress's chair
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    This is where she sits and does her repair jobs. At times, she sits and stares out the window. She is usually in a grumpy mood. Even when in a good mood, however, she refuses to communicate with us em...



  6. hanged dry cleaning tickets

    Snapshot Title: hanged dry cleaning tickets
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    These are the dry cleaning orders we take, we hang them in the back and wait for the items to come back in. these are all incomplete orders, that's why they remain hanging.



  7. the usual

    Snapshot Title: the usual
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    When an item comes in for repair and for whatever reason the seamstress is especially reluctant to do it, she usually hangs it up in the back, just like this pair of pants. The item usually hangs ther...



  8. laundry

    Snapshot Title: laundry
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    These are the washer and dryer we occasionally use to do the laundry of a lazy customer. The service is called Vallet Laundry and it costs 1.10 per pound. I really don't appreciate customers who reque...



  9. employee's chair

    Snapshot Title: employee's chair
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: dry cleaning
    Image Owner: David Hanauer



    Description:

    This is usually where I sit and pass the time when buisness is slow, which is usually the case. We used to be able to bring the chair up to the front counter and look out the window, but the owner ban...



  10. colors

    Snapshot Title: colors
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: Tavazo-e-Bustan Nut Store
    Image Owner: Payam Rahmani



    Description:

    when blue orange and green
    entice
    young minds
    to grab and feel
    the
    tactile pleasure of sweets



  11. Obesity and fitness

    Snapshot Title: Obesity and fitness
    Taken by: David Hanauer

    Image: Tavazo-e-Bustan Nut Store
    Image Owner: Payam Rahmani



    Description:

    See the fitness box
    on top
    of a crowded fridge
    stuffed with soda
    life is good....