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The 2014 “52″ Project, where I explore the wonders that is 4×5 photography using the classic Kodak Tri-X Pan.

52:320TXP – Week 50 – Hancock County

It wouldn’t be a 52-project from me without something from Findlay! Anyone who has attended an Film Photography Project meetup in lovely downtown Findlay, Ohio will immidiatly recognize this beautiful building. The Hancock County Courthouse was constructed between 1886 and … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 49 – Forgive Us our Trespasses

Oddly enough one of my other hobbies has managed to avoid this project, that of exploring abandoned buildings. Week 49 I was down in Cincinnati for the fourth annual Very Cincinnati Christmas event. The opening location was the former First … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 48 – The Gazebo Awakens

So the rather odd title comes from a story a friend tells of a D&D (Dungeon’s & Dragons) match where one of the players doesn’t actually know what a Gazebo is, and proceeds to think it a mystical creature, the … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 47 – The Canal

Dull skies, snow dancing in the air, yep winter has finally come to southern Ontario. Week 47 I found myself driving home from Ottawa. Having discovered this lovely scene back in September in Merreckville, Ontario. One of several communities that … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 46 – We Will Remember Them

They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 45 – Jackson Square

I was very happy that I was able to make it down to New Orleans during the bicentennial years of the War of 1812, even though I cut it awefully close. But here he is, immortalized in Jackson Square, President … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 44 – Dreadnought

In the years preceding the first world war a new sort of arms race was looming, the battleship. One specific battleship, HMS Dreadnought, the first all big gun battleship in the Royal Navy. Soon all other powers were scrambling to … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 43 – For the Love of Film

Coming off the last bicentennial reenactment in Canada and a trip to Texas looming next week I figured I needed something quick and dirty for Week 43 so I decided to give a little bit of still life a try … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 42 – The Battle

You don’t see a big battle, you hear it. A 4×5 camera isn’t exact the best camera to capture a military reenactment, but I figured what the heck! Now usually at an event like this I’m out on the field … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 41 – Whitechurch

Keeping it nice and simple for this week, a simple white clapboard church along my way too and from work. The Church of Christ in Omagh, Ontario is one of the oldest churches in the area, and has always caught … Continue reading

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