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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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Vintage Bikes from Simpler Times

About a week and a half ago my shooting friend Debra Rozin and I took a little trip to the Simpler Times Vintage Bicycle Gallery on Cleveland’s west side.  Externally the old storefront and larger warehouse behind would not draw … Continue reading

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Grungy Gritty Still Lifes

When I hear the words “Still Life” I think of flowers, vases, tea cups and bowls of fruit, none of which are my “cup of tea”!  Yet, during the cold northeast Ohio winter I sometimes want to stay indoors and … Continue reading

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Photography to Digital Art

I’ve taken a creative turn over the past few years and while doing so have asked myself the question, am I still a photographer?  Well the answer I’ve come up with is YES, I am still a photographer.  My output … Continue reading

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Soft Stuff – Hard Stuff

The last couple of weeks have presented me with a real diversity of subjects to shoot!  Last week’s post included some macro shots of flower blossoms and here is another with a different look.  This magnolia blossom is darker, shows … Continue reading

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Rust and Restoration

Yesterday I finally made it to an open house of the Midwest Railway Preservation Society (MRSP) in Cleveland’s Flats.  I’ve driven by the old historic roundhouse many times and wished I could get inside!  It was well worth the wait and … Continue reading

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More From the Bank

To Continue where I left off in my last post, here are a few more photos from the now closed Cleveland Trust Bank.  The vault door shown on the last post was rectangular and was amazingly complex and beautiful. Here … Continue reading

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A Steel and Brass Beauty

    After some technical difficulties yesterday, I finally got things squared away to publish my first post of 2013! For those of you interested, Photoshop, and everything else for that matter, works a little differently on a Mac Platform … Continue reading

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Memories of a Childhood

Last Friday I went down into Cleveland’s flats.  This is an industrial area of steel mills, river shipping, railroads and old neighborhoods.  It’s absolutely one of my favorite areas in which to shoot photos.  As I was driving out, I … Continue reading

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The Old and the New

I shot this photo at an old sawmill where I was shooting some of the old machinery, a subject that I enjoy shooting and converting to black and white images.  What caught my eye with this scene though was the … Continue reading

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