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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

First Wedding Shoot

This past November I shot my first official wedding. A gift to friends, I spent a great day shooting Cat and Dave as they got ready, arrived at the church, said their vows, and celebrated with friends. Cat's dress and general theme were inspired by a 1940's photo of her grandmother and the wedding was carried away on a vintage feel complete with peacock feather fans, men in hats, and "Zoot Suit Riot".

Stay tuned for more!

bouquet catch

A Touch of Vintage

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Looking Out and Getting In

My long anticipated first visit to Connecticut's Kirkbride was well worth it. It was by far one of the most photogenic locations I have ever visited.

View the rest of the set at Flickr.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Knight Hospital

My third trip to Henry Knight's hospital in Connecticut was undoubtedly the most successful. I managed to see and photograph more of the campus than ever. Enjoy these few and view the rest of the set on Flickr.

outside stair

curtain room


Sunlight in the Piazza


By the light of the fire....

Goddard Hall

Monday, May 31, 2010

Going Green

In spite of the rain my most recent visit to Grafton proved to be one of the best so far in my own humble opinion. I was happy with almost every shot I took and I feel like these give the non-explorer a better sense of Grafton. Enjoy!

supah sharp

this way

getting out

glowing leaves

simple window

breaking in 2

double doors

perfectly centered

Saturday, April 24, 2010

The End Comes Slowly

Every time I think I'm finished at Northampton State Hospital I wind up back there, again with Abandoned Reflections and T.C. Photo. There isn't much left to see but what is left seems to be turning into a sad reminder of what once was.

more barrel distortion

window redux


Friday, April 16, 2010

Speechless.... Breathless....

For my third trip to this hospital I took along my new regular partner in crime, Abandoned Reflections, to see if we could find the fabled hydrotherapy room.
This is the set that resulted from that day.
I however am holding onto my shots of the hydrotherapy room-
a room that left me utterly, and literally speechless when I finally saw it.
Second edition of the book however...

stair reflection

beautiful window

room barrell dist

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Last weekend was only mildly cold so we headed out to a couple different spots. This particular foundry was pretty wrecked but the colors were beyond amazing. In spite of the graffiti and the fact that kids had obviously been playing paint ball inside, this building made for some great shots. Enjoy!

never surrender

Foundry Floor

this way

Evidence of Fire

The Weight of Years

Friday, January 8, 2010

Pilgrim Psych

As promised, a new set though the photos aren't new. I took this set back in 2006 and dug them out tonight to revisit them. I haven't been exploring much so I figured fishing through my old stuff was just as good. Enjoy!

A Trace of Past Glory

The Folly of Science

Pearly Gates

Exam Room

Building List