Seagulls are painted on the side of a tour bus in Paris. Taylor Holland, professor of digital media at the Paris College of Art, has taken about 1,200 photos of tour buses over the last few years.
The first U.S. President, George Washington, was on one of the tour buses Holland photographed.
"I don't have any typography in my shots," Holland said. "I'm not really thinking about where the wheel is. I'm not thinking anything except where the graphic is in relation to the frame."
Holland rides his bike through the French capital, constantly searching for fresh designs.
"In an hour, I see 10 I haven't seen before," he said. "I see about 100 in any given outing. I never come up empty-handed."
His photographs are all shot from the same vantage point -- a close-up view of the graphic that fills the frame with a burst of color.
"I walk through the world with an imaginary frame in my mind's eye," Holland said.
After experimenting with different abstractions and solidifying his look, Holland began excluding things from his photos.
Holland prefers to shoot the buses when they are parked, and on cloudy days to avoid glares and shadows.
"A lot of them are super weird, and that's what fascinates me," he said.
Most of the buses are found on streets around the Eiffel Tower and Paris opera house.
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