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One of the things I’ve said about the internet and our website in particular is that there is always a new reader out there somewhere. Even if there is an article I published years ago, it’s always brand new to … Continue reading
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
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
This is far from being a spectacular photo, but people who live, lived in or walked around Westville, New Jersey probably know exactly where I took this shot.
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.
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
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
Here’s another shot of the shop formerly known as Smiles. I have posted about this shop before, but this is a different view. This is the corner of Broadway and Olive Street circa 1982.
A self-portrait circa 1982. This is yet another Photo Elective shot. I’m not sure if this was to finish off a roll of film or was part of an assignment. I’ve heard other people from art school mention a self-portrait … Continue reading
Here’s a series of my photo elective shots I took while wandering the “wilds” of Westville, New Jersey trying to find a subject or composition that would please my photography teacher and get me a passing grade. It seems that … Continue reading