Obsolete Technology – abandoned mills

If you've been following this blog for a while, you probably noted my love of abandoned things and the woods.  Well lately I've been able to combine them in a really excellent way - mill ruins! I went walking in some nature trails in Hampstead the other day and found three old mill sites in... Continue Reading →

Lucky in Light

Outdoors photographers are at the mercy of the sun and clouds.  We can't make our own perfect light and so when it comes along we have to recognize it and get out there.  My favorite kind of light is hazy clouds with breaks of blue sky.  Not quite overcast, but not quite full sun either. ... Continue Reading →

Driven to decay

When the industrial revolution came to New England it came in the form of mills.  Water-powered turbines sprang up on every river big enough to drive one and even on what now appear to be placid little brooks.  I've always loved the architecture of large mill buildings.  Having basically grown up in New England's largest... Continue Reading →

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