Tag Archives: black and white photography

POP’S DOOR

Pop’s Door
” WHEN WORDS BECOME UNCLEAR, I SHALL FOCUS WITH PHOTOGRAPHS. WHEN IMAGES BECOME INADEQUATE, I SHALL BE CONTENT WITH SILENCE. “

-Ansel Adams-

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Tilt your head back and laugh.

“WHEN YOU REALIZE HOW PERFECT EVERYTHING IS YOU WILL TILT YOUR HEAD BACK AND LAUGH AT THE SKY.”

-Buddha-

Workshop in Old Shasta, California

Workshop in Old Shasta, California

 

 


That Eleanor; what a naughty girl?

” I ONCE HAD A ROSE NAMED AFTER ME AND I WAS VERY FLATTERED. BUT I WAS NOT PLEASED TO READ IN THE DESCRIPTION IN THE CATALOGUE: NO GOOD IN BED, BUT FINE UP AGAINST A WALL. “

-Eleanor Roosevelt-

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Leica M-3 series nine: A return to black and white film

” GOOD COMPOSITION IS LIKE A SUSPENSION BRIDGE – EACH LINE ADDS STRENGTH AND TAKES NONE AWAY. “

-Robert Henri-

Bear Mountain Bridge, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 50mm Summicron; Tri-X


Leica M-3 series eight: A return to black and white film

” A FOOL CAN THROW A STONE IN A POND THAT ONE HUNDRED WISE MEN CAN NOT GET OUT. “

-Saul Bellow-

Stonykill Farm, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 50mm Summicron; Tri-X


Leica M-3 series seven: A return to black and white film

” I DON’T DIVIDE ARCHITECTURE, LANDSCAPE AND GARDENING; TO ME THEY ARE ALL ONE! “

-Luis Barragan-

Peppers, Wappingers Falls, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 90mm Elmarit; Tri-X


Leica M-3 series six: A return to black and white film

” CHANGE COMES LIKE A LITTLE WIND THAT RUFFLES THE CURTAINS AT DAWN, AND IT COMES  LIKE A STEALTHY PERFUME OF WILDFLOWERS HIDDEN IN THE GRASS.”

-John Steinbeck-

Wildflowers, Ft. Montgomery, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 90mm Elmarit; Tri-X



Leica M-3 series three: A return to black and white film

” A MORNING-GLORY AT MY WINDOW SATISFIES ME MORE THAN THE METAPHYSICS OF BOOKS.”

-Walt Whitman-

Stoney Kill Farm. Fishkill, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 50mm Summicron; Tri-X


Leica M-3 series two: A return to black and white film

” IF YOU DON’T LIKE WHRE YOU ARE, THEN CHANGE IT…YOU ARE NOT A TREE. “

-unknown-

Former factory, Beacon, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 50mm Summicron; Tri-X



Leica M-3 series one: A return to black and white film

“DON’T PRAY WHEN IT RAINS IF YOU DON’T PRAY WHEN THE SUN SHINES.”

-Satchel Paige-

Ice on Fishkill Creek, Hopewell Junction, NY. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 50mm Summicron: Tri-X

 


Ammunition Against Lies:

” THE BEST AMMUNITION AGAINST LIES IS THE TRUTH, THERE IS NO AMMUNITION AGAINST GOSSIP.  IT IS LIKE A FOG AND THE CLEAR WIND BLOWS IT AWAY AND THE SUN BURNS IT OFF.”

-Ernest Hemmingway-


Worth waking up to: Clouds in the Sky

Wappingers Falls, NY 2011

“Now suddenly there was nothing but a world of cloud, and we three were there alone in the middle of a great white plain with snowy hills and mountains staring at us; and it was very still; but there were whispers.”

-Black Elk-