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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 36 – The Castle

Well it’s not really a castle in any sense of the word, but this 1726 building in Old Fort Niagara has earned the moniker “The French Castle.” Constructed as part of the second fortifications at the mouth of the Niagara, … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 35 – Expeditionary Force

We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields. While I continue to push my War of 1812 project, there is another major milestone … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 34 – Mount Carmel

Located well above the tourist trap that is Clifton Hill by Niagara Falls sits a lovely spiritual retreat, named after a rather well known mountain that is in Israel and features prominently in the story of the prophet Elijah, namely … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 33 – The Encampment

It ended with an explosion, but this is how it started, the sun creeping up over the historic fort, the trees, earthworks, masonry redoubts and blockhouses, tangled abatis, and rows of white tents. This was the scene early Saturday morning … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 32 – The Tugs

Nothing like making the best out of a bad situation, but at least it wasn’t raining. Week 32 I found myself again lurking around Cleveland, Ohio for the Northeast Ohio APUG meetup (NEOH APUG) hosted by the wonderful John and … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 31 – The Brew House

This is what happens when you don’t double check things, you get awful flare that takes out a whole top section of your photo. But rather than groan about it, I posted it anyways, because that’s a rule I laid … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 30 – The Last Blockhouse

Located a handful of kilometers from the US/Canada border sits a lonely blockhouse, an odd sight today. Most Blockhouses in Canada are usually attached to some larger fort or remainders from a larger complex. But not just one sitting out … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 29 – A Mad World, My Masters

It’s great when professional jobs can link into a personal project. It happened a couple times back in my original 52-Roll Project, namely the wedding of Laura & Mark. So when I was approached by the up and coming country … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 28 – Condo Life

Then there’s times when the shot of the week comes just when you walk out of work and you see a stunning blue sky with white clouds scudding by. But there are so many condos rising above your head that … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 27 – The Lone Tree Revisited

Remember the Tree from all the way back from Week 5? Well I said it would be back, and here it is! It’s actually not as dead as I first thought. While I originally planned on shooting it later that … Continue reading

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