Dragonfly

I found this dragonfly stuck in a spider’s web, trying in vain to free itself. I managed to set it free only to notice that he or she was unable to fly away. Upon closer inspection, I realized it had a twig stuck in one […]

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Gravelbourg Elementary School Main Entrance

The former Couvent Jésus Marie was designed by a prominent French Canadian architect, J.E. Fortin. The school’s exterior and interior illustrate Classical Revival influences exemplified in its symmetry and immense proportions. However, the front entrance’s architectural details are influenced by the dramatic style of the […]

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Old Fashioned School Room

This old fashioned school room is set up in one of the old classrooms in the Gravelbourg Elementary School, formerly known as Le Couvent Jésus-Marie. The types of desks set up in the classroom are Fashion School Desks; they were first manufactured in 1881. The […]

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Schaff Family

The Charters River, trail and surrounding forest made a great backdrop for the Schaff family session last weekend. I am sure they did not expect to be clambering about on rocks and logs. I am glad they were so willing to risk getting a little […]

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Deserted Deertrail Resort – Part 3

I am surprised to realize so much time has elapsed since the last time I photographed this unfinished lodge (three years). These ruins have received much attention, in the form of graffiti, since my last visit. The deserted stone work was to be the foundation […]

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Louisville School – Aging and Forgotten

Every summer I return to this aging, abandoned one-room school to try to photograph the sense of loneliness this building conveys. Since the school’s closure, the building has been used for grain storage and for a number of years now it has been completely forgotten.  […]

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Melting Barn 2015

Not much has changed from summer 2014 to summer 2015. The old barn is still resisting the ravages of time with dignity and grace. Click on the following links to take you to 2014 Melting Barn and 2013 Melting Barn.

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