McNeal Mansion – Total Devastation Reprised

2017-05-19T10:35:48-04:00May 11th, 2016|

Visually Preserving an Un-preservable Local Treasure  I had posted photographs from this mansion earlier and was going to make it a series with several parts, Instead, I'm creating a new post with more information and photography.  The McNeal mansion was built around 1894 in Burlington, New Jersey as the dream house of a local industrialist named Andrew McNeal. It sits along the Delaware [...]

A Barn For All Seasons (Almost)

2017-05-19T10:35:48-04:00April 26th, 2016|

Three out of four isn't bad, right? We all have our favorite places and this is one of mine. I pass this old barn almost every day and its elegant, simple utilitarian architecture calls to me. Recently, I photographed the barn in the early Spring and realized that I now have images of it in three of the four seasons. Summer is absent because the barn [...]

The Blue Hour – Photographing in Low Light.

2017-05-19T10:36:24-04:00March 17th, 2014|

The Blue Hour by Richard Lewis 2014 We photographers live for the golden hours. That is the time just before and after sunrise and sunset when the world is illuminated with  beautiful gold, yellow and red hues. I am also becoming a big fan of another time that  is called the blue hour. This is the twilight time between darkness [...]