Thursday, March 6, 2008


We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
Amos Bronson Alcott

What is it about ruins that attracts me to capture them on camera? No matter if it's a building, fabric, just anything with character...perhaps that is the key. The character gives it a uniqueness that is wonderful in our streamlined driven by silicon perfection times. And I have found at times when I think I have done something to ruin a plan, an idea, a photo; if I leave it alone for a few days/weeks and come back I gain perspective and find it's a success. A good lesson to remember.

Bruce Springsteen, "My City of Ruins:

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