Author Archives: Kolman Rosenberg

About Kolman Rosenberg

My interest in photography began as a college newspaper and yearbook photographer during the stormy 1960s and 1970s. I was influenced by many of the great photojournalists and documentary photographers such as W. Eugene Smith, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Margaret Bourke-White and other black and white photographers of Life Magazine and the earlier Farm Security Administration. Though many of these photographers documented the horrors of war and the plight of poverty, they also showed me the dignity and adaptability of human beings in their desire to prevail.

Remembering Summer

With temperatures dropping into the single digits tonight and lake effect snow in the forecast, my mind turned to a warm summer day back in July.  I was at the Fairport Harbor Lake Metropark beach waiting to see some of … Continue reading

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The Death of a Barn

Back a few years ago, 2013 to be exact, while barnstorming I came upon this farm in Rome Twp. Ohio which was up for auction and had a beautiful old dairy barn and silo. In June of this year, I returned … Continue reading

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Back to My Photo Roots

Lately I’ve had to urge to go back to my photo roots of shooting black and white street photography.  Last week I took 2 days, one rainy and one sunny, to roam around in the heart of downtown Cleveland capturing … Continue reading

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Evidence of an Existence — Time Ran Out

On a cold Sunday afternoon last weekend, a friend and I went out looking for something to photograph.  As I’ve done many times during the past few years, I guided my car out into rural Geauga and Ashtabula Counties in Ohio. … Continue reading

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Patty’s Farm – A Little Story

A few months ago, while “barnstorming” with photo friend Debra Rozin, we came upon this farm in Medina County.  Attracted by the beautiful old red barn and the American Flag on the silo, we approached to get some nice shooting … Continue reading

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Full of Hot Air

It’s hot air balloon time again in Northeast Ohio and it seems like every weekend brings opportunities to photograph these beautiful vehicles.  A few weeks ago I attended the evening balloon glow at the Blossom Time Balloon Festival in Chagrin … Continue reading

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A Phoenix Has Risen

Back in early 2013 I published 2 blog postings about the old abandoned Cleveland Trust Company.  It was a incredibly beautiful bank building which had become deserted for newer more modern facilities under newer and more modern names.  It’s future … Continue reading

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