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Category Archives: Americana

The Roseland Ballroom first opened in Philadelphia in 1917. It lasted all of two years before moving to a spot about a block away from this location in 1919, a refugee from Philly’s blue laws.  This location first opened in 1922 as an ice-skating rink, converted to a roller rink, and became the Roseland when […]

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Perkin’s Cove is a spot where lobstermen keep their boats, an enclosed little pond-sized body of water with easy access to the ocean. Perkin’s Cove is a lovely spot that I visited on a grey day, and left without getting any shots I truly loved. It’s not the location’s fault, or the weather. Some of […]

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Available In My Galleries Here The next stop as I advance through my nXnw 2014 trip is the Nubble Point Lighthouse at Sohier Park in York, Maine. It was a very drab, grey and rainy day so my first thought, even that day, was that I would be rendering everything in color. But two of […]

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    I believe this venue is now a dance studio.  This sign appears on Cooper Avenue, in the Glendale section of Queens. This images is a bit of a bastard. It was shot with 35mm film, on a Minolta SRT-202 with the 58mm f/1.2 lens, but I cropped to a square fake  medium format look with […]

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  Saturday was my birthday and I drove up to Mystic, Connecticut with my family for an overnight excursion.  The travel was horrific, especially on the way up, but the rest of the weekend was a brilliant success. We had a great afternoon at the Mystic Seaport Museum of America and the Sea, and then […]

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