Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Scranton Lace Company

2017-05-19T10:36:02-04:00August 25th, 2015|

Photographing the Past While Remembering Mine Scranton Lace Company Loom by Richard Lewis 2015 I recently attended a workshop led by one of the master photographers of abandoned places, Matthew Christopher, at the old Scranton Lace Company in Pennsylvania. The Scranton Lace Company was established in the 1890's and remained in business until 2003. It is a massive, once thriving, complex [...]

Taking The Hard Edges Off Of Photograhy

2017-05-19T10:36:02-04:00August 21st, 2015|

Adventures with the Lensbaby Velvet 56 Most lens manufacturers work hard to make sharper and sharper lenses. There is one company that has chosen to go in the exact opposite direction. Lensbaby started making strange lenses years ago that actually would make the majority of the image out-of-focus with only a pinpoint of sharpness. They gained a following especially among wedding and portrait [...]