Sitka Water Tower 1995

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In the early 1990’s, there were two water towers on Japonski Island in Sitka, Alaska.  I documented the tower that was just northeast of the hospital for Dr. Colt Denfeld at the Army Corps of Engineers.  The water tower was … Read More

Observations on Digital Archives

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Here’s the wonderful webcomic xkcd, created by Randall Munroe, showing why having libraries store photographic negatives is not such an outmoded idea.  (Note: if you hover your mouse over the image, you see an additional caption.) https://xkcd.com/1909/

Small Data

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This is a personal project of mine.  People talk a lot about “big data” these days, but I am more interested in “small data” that I generate myself and arrange.  I often experiment with repeat photographs from my immediate surroundings. … Read More

HABS Photography at The Alamo

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In May of 2016, I spent 6 days photographing the Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo) for the State of Texas.  My 4×5 film negatives and proof prints will be submitted to the Library of Congress Historic American Building … Read More

HABS/HAER Goes Slightly Digital

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HABS/HAER documentation projects still need to be photographed with large format film, but the National Park Service has made a step towards digital methods. (The formal name of this method of  documentation is Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic … Read More

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