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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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