Spring is just around the corner and new life will begin again in the natural world.
diner, northeast pennsylvania
After having several posts last month that were heavy with thought provoking questions, I felt including a few photos that I have taken around my hometown of Greensburg, PA would be a respite from my normal pensive rhetoric of endeavoring to figure out this thing we call architecture. How about if we just enjoy a few nice photos today. What do you think? Do you have any interesting shots of your hometown that tell a story?
photos are copyright by the author…please be respectful.
There are several things I enjoy photographing, but since I am an architect, architecture is high on the list. Why are you surprised?
I enjoy photographing my family, namely my son (since my wife doesn’t care to be photographed) and I enjoy landscapes and other outdoor photos.
However, in my almost 30 years of an amateur photographer, architecture has always been a favorite. There is such an obvious link between photography and architecture with respect to composition, space, light and texture. The only thing better about architecture is you can actually inhabit it. Photographs still hang on the wall or the screen. See my January post where I shared some of my travel photographs.
[ok, picture a dark stormy saturday evening in a studio, the room is filled with architectural students nervous from the pending thunderstorm. they gather around their professor, who breaks out in song as she dances around the studio with sheets of tracing paper swirling in the air…you know the tune, please sing along.]
I realize I can’t do anything but be an architect. I know you’re thinking, gee Lee you’re smart, if you put your mind to it, you could be anything you want. Well thanks for your accolades, but no, and here are a few reasons why. …keep reading
What do non-architects do when they travel or go on vacation? I have no idea…probably relax.
Now let’s talk about what architects do. …keep reading