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Today I brought home 37 beautiful sets of matted photographs (111 photographs: 1937-1978-2012).This is the first phase of the rephotographic project. TheĀ  next step is to print the remaining 180 streetcorner views. I will need to purchase scans from History Colorado for the 1937 images and then digitize the 1978 images. Most of the 2009-2012 […]

This past week I published a book! The one I planned to do through blurb.com: “Love Letter to the Railroad Yards.” The 30 or so photographs featured in the book came from my 1976-77 images of the yards in Denver, done with B&W infrared film (no longer made by Kodak). As I noted before, I […]

It’s beastly hot in Denver; high 90’s. On June 16th (2010) I was able to make 6 exposures on 14th and 15th streets, 10-10:15 am. By then the temp was well into the 90’s. I stopped then to go on to my oral history consulting. Today (71/17) I was on the bus in Boulder at […]

With the photographs of Wazee Street now developed and digitized, I am seeing something different in Lodo, particularly in Sam’s images. His are playful, with people at the edges of frames, moving. People appear in 1937, but rarely in 1978. I’m thinking of his images of the Wazee Lounge. Mine, with the Retina I bought […]