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Inauguration Day

Technical information: Camera: Wanderlust camera with Caltar-W 90mm lens Film: Ilford FP4+ EI800

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On Their Own

Technical information: Camera: Wanderlust camera with Caltar-W 90mm lens Film: Ilford FP4+ EI400

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On the Way to Morgantown

Technical information: Camera: Wanderlust camera with Caltar-W 90mm lens Film: Ilford FP4+ EI400

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Henneman Avenue

Occasionally tours are offered at the old A. Hoen & Co. Lithographers building in Baltimore, which has been abandoned since 1981, and at some point I may offer some of the images taken there a month ago. Before the tour … Continue reading

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Stability

Stability is the search for something reliable, something that will be there when we get back. So we nail it down, square it off, and expect it to be predictable. But everything tends toward entropy, so perhaps it’s best not … Continue reading

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Alfalfa

I am in the process of getting rid of most of my cameras – selling some, giving away others (anyone want an Argus C-3?). I find it too much of a distraction to have shelves of cameras I no longer … Continue reading

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The Things That Connect Us

We just do not think about that which lies between buildings, at least, most people do not. I have photographed an inordinate number of scenes where a building has been removed to display what was. The result is often a … Continue reading

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The Path In

There are numerous paths of entry – window, vent, black hole, shadow. There is symmetry, there is not symmetry. Mystery text attempts to give a hint as to what is going on, but it is indecipherable, letting us know that … Continue reading

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The Guardian

We rely on so many things in our life and the assumption is that they will protect us without fail for as long as we wish. Of course, we all know that this is far from the truth and that … Continue reading

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200

In Braddock, a number spray painted on a building indicates that it is to be taken down. Last year while in Braddock I watched a WTAE crew of two interviewed a man for a documentary they were working on.  He … Continue reading

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