Thursday, December 2, 2010
I was sifting through some old photos that I took and thought that I should put up a few of this interesting old mansion. I previously posted the water tower photos but until now neglected the main house. Here’s another great set of detail photos of the house. There must be a small fortune’s worth [...]
Tue, Mar 30, 2010
Here are the second batch of photos from my Ephrata Cloister visit. Hopefully, the creative license I took with the photo processing enhances the viewing and the spookiness, even though the Cloister gave me the opposite feeling.
Fri, Mar 12, 2010
After a recent trip to photograph 120,000 Snow Geese during a migration stop at Middle Creek in Pennsylvania, I took a quick tour of the historic religious community, the Ephrata Cloister. Started in 1732 by German Settlers, it is one of the earliest religious communities in America. The buildings have been beautifully restored and maintained [...]
Mon, Jan 18, 2010
As part of a 9 mile walk that my joints endured this past weekend I had a chance to appreciate the architecture of the “Please Touch Museum” in Philadelphia. This structure has recently undergone an $81 million renovation and the results are stunning. This building was part of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition and was originally [...]