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Tag Archives: New Jersey
Usually when I finish off a sketchbook, I have either a feeling of accomplishment because I’ve managed a few competent scribbles within or relief in that I finally put an especially irritating pad that I made the mistake of purchasing … Continue reading
Yeah, I’m back again with another doodle in the cheap sketchbook. What can I say? This torch that I found cannot be drowned. It seems that I haven’t enjoyed doodling this much since I was about five years old. Back … Continue reading
In the past I have written about sketchbooks I have bought that seemed like a good idea at the point of purchase but failed miserably when put into practice. Either the sketchbooks looked handsome on the shelf and proved unwieldy … Continue reading
During a recent visit to Atlantic City, I stepped out upon the balcony of our hotel and was visited by a breathtaking sunset complete with stunning shafts of light piercing the clouds. It begged to be photographed. Sadly I was … Continue reading
We spent a few days at the beach in AC – the waves were fantastic for body surfing, and the boardwalk was a splendid spot for people watching.
Here’s a photo I took as part of an art school course during the Fall of 1982. It’s a storm pipe somewhere in the vicinity of the pond in Westville, New Jersey if I remember correctly. It was in-between a … Continue reading
I think this is somewhere near Gateway Regional High School late in 1982. I shot this for a photo elective course I was required to take as an illustration major at the Philadelphia College of Art. I think the skeletal … Continue reading
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.
Broadway and Olive circa 1982. Scanned from a negative.
Here’s another Photo Elective shot that seems more like an act of desperation than an intentional attempt at art.
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
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
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