CFFC: City Structures Cities are unique. Some city centers have a dam and a waterfall, others have tall buildings or cobblestone streets. Occasionally, you can see a tall ship on the wharf. It depends on the town.
A CLASSIC RESTORATION OF A CLAPBOARD NEW ENGLAND CHURCH
I thought the restoration was going to take a lot longer. I thought they would need at least a year, probably two. But they got it done in just six months. The guys doing the work were there every day,… Read More ›
TOO COLD FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography: Garry Armstrong No matter what anyone says about those “special gloves” that are supposed to let you use electronic devices, I can’t. Buttons on cameras are small and most of us go by feel when we are shooting, so… Read More ›
CURVES, TWIRLS, AND ARCHES
CFFC: Curvy or Arches I am glad to post a photograph that isn’t a bird, squirrel, chipmunk, or flower. To be fair, I \love both the creatures and the flowers. I love them so much, I worry whether or not I’m… Read More ›
CONCRETE OR ADOBE IN B & W
CBWC: Any kind of structure using concrete or adobe There aren’t a lot of buildings like that locally. Brick or wood, generally for almost everything. But there are some in Worcester and I did take some pictures there, albeit quite a… Read More ›
A CLASSIC NEW ENGLAND CHURCH
TIME TO RESTORE THE UNITARIAN CHURCH When we first moved here in 2000, the Unitarian Church was still in use, at least during the summer. In winter, the congregation — maybe a dozen people — moved to the heated Unitarian… Read More ›
GEOMETRY IN BLACK & WHITE
CBWC: Any Kind of Geometrical Shape A lot of my favorite architecture and other geometric pictures were taken in black and white. Somehow, black and white seems to work best for anything blocky and especially with sharp edges.
ARCHITECTURE IN BLACK AND WHITE – CBWC FROM CEE
I like most architecture in black and white. Urban buildings — even otherwise ugly building — somehow look sharper in black and white. CBWC: Buildings
BLACK & WHITE – CEE’S TRIANGLES, DIAMONDS, AND SQUARES
CBWC: Triangles, Diamonds or Squares I couldn’t find a diamond. Lots of squares, but I thought triangles were more interesting, so there are more of them.
ARCHITECTURE – WORD OF THE DAY FROM CYRANNY
Architecture Garry and I used to go into Boston to shoot city pictures at least once or twice a year. As the traffic has grown so enormously since we moved out here, we’ve gone into Boston less and less frequently…. Read More ›
ALL ABOUT BUILDINGS: OLD BUILDINGS, BARNS, SHEDS, HOUSES
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: All about buildings: Old buildings, barns, sheds, houses Old building make great pictures. They aren’t nearly as much fun when you live in one, though. There’s only so much architectural admiration you can give your house before… Read More ›
IT’S ALL ON TOP – Marilyn Armstrong
EVERYTHING IS ON THE TOP These are top pictures. Top of the line, top of the heap, top of the steeple. These are all the top of something. Exactly what depends on the picture. But they are all, definitely, absolutely… Read More ›
ARCHITECTURE ON TOP OF THE WORLD – DAY 2 – Marilyn Armstrong
ON TOP OF THE WORLD I’ve taken a lot of pictures of this church. Since it was abandoned now about 10 years ago, it has been slowly dying of neglect. What a pity. it’s a classic clapboard New England church…. Read More ›
A CENTURY OR MORE – Marilyn Armstrong
A Photo a Week Challenge: Over 100 Years Old Lucky us! We live in an old town. We officially became a town in 1662 and quite a few of our building were built in the 1700s and a few, even earlier.
VICTORIAN HOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong
We all think we’d like to live in one of those mansions. I know several people who bought one and tried to restore it. They acquired them with the best of intentions. They saw in their minds glorious images of… Read More ›
THREE ANGLES: BOSTON STATEHOUSE – Marilyn Armstrong
A Photo a Week Challenge: Three Angles Boston’s statehouse’s resemblance to the U.S. Capital is not accidental. The Capital’s cornerstone was laid by George Washington on September 18, 1793. The building was completed in 1800. Both buildings used the same architect… Read More ›