Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Lackawanna Plant, Route 5 on Lake Erie, Buffalo, Erie County, NY via the Library of Congress photo collection.
I’ve seen many b+w images of this mill, but not much color.
At the animal hospital.
re: photography, Valentines Day (image via)
“Some of the most fascinating, unsettling examples of landscape painting in the contemporary United States are to be found in its prison visiting rooms, where they function as painted backdrops for family photographs.”
-from an interview at venue with Alyse Emdur re: Prison Landscapes, her photo collection of prison portrait backdrops.
(more images/info here & here)
Via Google Street View, the obscured faces of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Barack Obama, and others depicted in a mural at 407 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago.
A week ago photographer Tammy Mercure was giving away 8” x 10” prints of her work ($3 for postage) so I asked for one and now I have this. Thanks, Tammy. It looks great.
You can see Tammy’s work at her website or at her great photo/tumblr blog. She had some interesting self-publishing projects last year—eager to see what she does this year.
Genuine Photographs of Chicago, Illinois, via Cait Kovac.
There’s more where this came from, here and here.
Happy New Year and have a great 2013, everybody.
“Big fire, huh?”
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