An Old Train Through the Lens of iPhoneography

2017-05-19T10:36:07-04:00December 23rd, 2014|

New forms of art are not exempt from the old rules of composition. Old Train in Red White and Blue by Richard Lewis 2014 Recently I went to photograph some old train cars and decided to only use an iPhone camera. iPhoneography can inspire a more surreal and impressionistic view of old and abandoned things. When framing this photograph I realized that in [...]

Winter on the Delaware River

2017-05-19T10:36:24-04:00February 9th, 2014|

Winter View on the Delaware River by Richard Lewis 2014 Setting up my tripod along the Delaware River in and around Bucks County, Pennsylvania reminds me that I am following in the foot steps of a long line of artists who captured and continue to capture the charming Bucks County landscape. When I compose a photograph and focus the camera, I often [...]

Photo Impressionism, I Get It Now

2017-05-19T10:36:30-04:00July 22nd, 2013|

For years I’ve called myself a Photo Impressionist and even named this blog accordingly. Outside of being a really neat moniker to hang on one’s photographic style, I had no idea what I meant by the term until a friend gave me a book called Pennsylvania Impressionism. The book is about the artists who lived in and around New Hope during the [...]

Persistance and the Old Mill

2017-05-19T10:36:40-04:00March 7th, 2013|

Bromley Mill, Bucks County, Pennsylvania This image is one I’ve wanted to make for a long time. It is an old mill in Bucks County called the Bromley Mill. I’ve been by it many times at the wrong time of day or the wrong light for a decent photograph. This time I was lucky to be near the mill as [...]