Toxic mold. Asbestos. Collapsed walls. Darkness. These are just some of the hazards encountered by photographers and explorers who are drawn to deserted, neglected and derelict places. From abandoned asylums to overgrown ruins, photographing in these perilous places is not for the faint of heart. But is it for the “fairer sex”? I recently had […]
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Summer may be here, but many of the places that recall summer in the Hudson Valley are long gone. Fortunately, we have pictures. Have a look and feel free to share your memories of summer in the HV.
From time to time we will be focusing on photographers we’ve come to know through friends, Facebook or even while wandering around photographing. Today, we’re showcasing the work of Jon Stevens. We met Jon through Facebook and have been consistently impressed by his ability to capture the sometimes magical, often eerie light that peaks through broken windows and […]
Back when companies relied on mainframe computers to crunch their numbers and process their words, times were good at IBM’s Kingston, NY, plant. Workers were well paid, families were invited to picnics on the company’s sprawling campus, and prosperity was real for thousands of hardworking Ulster County residents. As technology changed, so too did the demand […]