Tag Archives: 35mm

Sam Eric Theater

This isn’t really part of The Photo Elective series in that it wasn’t part of that elective course that all illustration majors at The Philadelphia College of Art were required to take, but I did use the same SLR camera … Continue reading

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She’ll Be Back

Here’s another of Tina Garceau’s Photo Elective self-portraits that I recently discovered. They were taken as part of a class assignment at The Philadelphia College of Art. Fortunately I found them because I think a stubborn humility would have prevented … Continue reading

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Eric’s Mark I

Eric’s Mark I movie theater as it was at 18th and Market in Philadelphia, PA circa 1983. I was a student at The Philadelphia College of Art, and I was snapping frames of 35mm film as reference for a class … Continue reading

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Looking West from Broad and Spruce

Looking out the back or West side of the Atlantic Building which was known as Anderson Hall at the time and housed the Philadelphia College of Art.

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Above Broad & Spruce in 1983

This is a photograph I shot from what was once Anderson Hall on the Northwest corner of Broad and Spruce which once housed The Philadelphia College of Art. This is probably the 7th floor where the illustration majors were situated. … Continue reading

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Walking Up 15th

Tina Garceau was one of many illustration majors at The Philadelphia College of Art forced to required to take an elective course in photography. She and an army of other art students scoured the streets of The City of Brotherly … Continue reading

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Probably listening to an 8-Track Tape

This was probably a self-portrait assignment that was part of the photo elective class illustrators had to take at the Philadelphia College of Art. I was probably listening to one of a small collection of remainder bin 8-track tapes while … Continue reading

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Up on the Circle

The following frames are among my favorite shots from this Photo Elective series. They are photos of a defunct greasy spoon known as the Murphy House that sat before a swampy marsh up in the area where Westville ended.

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Outside of Little Pete’s

We’re back again with more fabulous but somewhat damaged frames of film from the early 1980s. The year is 1981 and Tina Garceau is outside of Little Pete’s restaurant trying to fulfill a class credit requirement by snapping photos in … Continue reading

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Polka Dots

15th & Locust – Center City Philadelphia circa 1981. Photographed by Tina Garceau.

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Lee-Locke Tombstone

Here’s another Photo Elective shot I took in South Jersey back in 1982. My camera was focused and my mind fixed upon the subject of death and decay because I was a horror film fanatic at the time, and I … Continue reading

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All that remains

As I was processing the scan of this film negative I sort of remembered what I was trying to do with these art school photos back in 1982. I had an idea where I was playing off graveyards for people … Continue reading

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Somewhere Along Crown Point Road

Back in 1982 I went wandering along Crown Point Road to see what I could see and hopefully take a few frames of 35mm Pan-X film worth the effort of developing them. I think I was trying to shoot dead … Continue reading

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The Owner of the Club Mardi Gras Chimes in

One of the great things about the internet is that it’s so vast that there is always something new  out there. Even if an article was published months or years ago, chances are good that it’s going to be new … Continue reading

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