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spending time in alleys

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day is coming up fast. It’s the last weekend in April and this year one of the cities hosting the event is Norwich, England. Our host is asking each of us, if we want, to submit 5 … Continue reading

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testing

With our one dry day since January I decided to take my new Wista  4×5 camera  out for a test run. I was testing several lenses, setting up the camera in one spot and not moving, so I could evaluate … Continue reading

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no gas

Traveling east from Salem, Oregon, along highway 22 to 26 and the town of John Day, gasoline can be difficult to find. Years ago I started a series of abandoned stations that had been converted to other uses, but I … Continue reading

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more from Astoria

Continuing from my last post, I want to share more photos from my foggy trip to Astoria. There is a nice 4+mile walk along the Columbia River that I took. Problem is, you have to walk back. I decided walking … Continue reading

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Before the 50mm lens

I am doing a series of photos taken down back alleys in small town America. For the present the photos are from Washington and Oregon, but as I hit the road from time to time I will include more States. … Continue reading

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Small town alleys

I’ve lacked inspiration lately with my photography so I have started a new project. I’m going to photograph the back alleys of small towns across the Northwest. I’m usually making photos of old store fronts, but on a whim I … Continue reading

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Centralia, Washington

Last week I drove north along the Interstate 5 to visit the small town of Centralia to wander around antique stores, the train depot and the library. Centralia was once a stagecoach stop  between Kalama, to the south, and Tacoma … Continue reading

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