Pennsylvania

Fogged In and Falling Down

This dilapidated barn, at the corner of Mozart Road and Swamp Road in Bucks County, still had machinery inside. It was taken down in about 2010 and now is just a small pile of weeds. Taken on March 9, 2002, on T-Max 100 4x5 film at f/32 for 8 seconds.

Fogged In and Falling Down

Plumstead Friends Meeting Interior

The plain and relatively unadorned interior of the Meetinghouse is typical of the Friends. An old and simple Meetinghouse, Plumstead has no central heat or plumbing but still meets every week. Taken on December 18, 2014, on Ilford FP4+ 4x5 film at f/22.2 at 4 seconds.

Plumstead Friends Meeting Interior

Levi Doan's Headstone

Levi Doan was a member of the Doan Gang (see their page on Wikipedia) who, with his cousin Abraham, was buried outside the wall of the Plumstead Friends Meeting cemetery because they refused to bury militants inside. Photograph taken on January 5, 2015, on Ilford FP4+ 4x5 film with a 90mm lens at f/16.4 for 1/4 second.

Levi Doan's Headstone

Schofield Ford Bridge in Snow

Crossing the Neshaminy Creek in Tyler State Park in Newtown, this is an exact copy of the large bridge burned by arsonists. Taken in heavy snow on February 16, 2010, on 4x5 Ilford FP4+ film with a 90mm lens at f/45.0 for 1/2 second.

Schofield Ford Bridge in Snow

Frosted Grass, Bucks County

Medium format with 150mm lens and extension tube, taken on December 11, 2005, of a stalk of grass covered in rime ice. MF-6-12

Frosted Grass, Bucks County

Japanese Maple

Large format, taken at 7:19 a.m. on October 31, 2004, of a Japanese maple tree after a rain. Exposure was 8 seconds at f/32 on Kodak E100VS film. 103104-02

Japanese Maple

Knecht's Covered Bridge in Snow

Large format, taken at 8:35 a.m. on January 6, 2003, at one of the covered bridges in Springfield Township in upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Exposure was 1/4 second at f/32 on Ilford Delta 100 film. 010603-04

Knecht's Covered Bridge in Snow

Manure Spreader, Nockamixon

Large format, taken at 3:13 p. m. on February 18, 2007, after a big sleet storm. The wooden parts of the spreader are long gone but the metal skeleton remains. Exposure was 1/2 second at f/45.1 on Ilford FP4+ film. 021807-01B

Manure Spreader, Nockamixon

None Such Farm at Sunrise

Large format, taken at 7:01 a.m. on March 14, 2006, in Buckingham, Pennsylvania. The exposure was 1 second at f/64.1 on Ilford Delta 100 film. 031406-01

None Such Farm at Sunrise

Cold Start at Bridge Valley, Bucks County

Large Format, taken at 8:13 a. m. on February 4, 2009, after an overnight snow. The Neshaminy Creek flows under the new concrete York Road bridge and then under the old arched bridge. Exposure was 1/250 second at f/5.6 with a 90 mm lens on Fuji Provia 100. 020409-01B

Cold Start at Bridge Valley, Bucks County

Rocks in Stream, Bucks County

Medium format, taken in upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania, along Cooks Creek. This image looks particularly good on matte paper. Taken on T-Max 100 film. MF-1-8

Rocks in Stream, Bucks County

Foggy Morning at MacDaniel's Bridge, Upper Makefield

Large Format, taken at 6:35 a. m. on April 28, 2007, of a very small and old bridge on a driveway previously owned by family friends. Exposure was 1/15 second at f/11.0 on Ilford FP4+ film.

Foggy Morning at MacDaniel's Bridge, Upper Makefield

Garden Shed in Winter, Buckingham, Bucks County

Large format, taken at 7:53 a. m. on January 13, 2006, this playhouse-turned-garden shed in a back yard looks very forlorn in a January fog although in the summer it is surrounded by grass, leaves, thick moss, and leaves. Exposure was 50 seconds at f/32 on Ilford Delta 100 film. 011306-03B

Garden Shed in Winter, Buckingham, Bucks County

Tears for a Dying Friend

Medium format, taken with a 150mm lens in the early morning of December 9, 2005, in Mozart, a very small community in central Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The barn has been deteriorating for years but hadn't yet fallen and large snowflakes set the mood perfectly. Taken on Ilford Delta 100 film. MF-5-1

Tears for a Dying Friend
Pennsylvania was last modified: December 29th, 2014 by Dafydd Jones