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WTC Memorial

WTC Memorial Garden. Given the impression we're fed of how the USA is a land of bigger and brasher is best and if it's bigger than that then that's even better. I was pleasantly surprised by the WTC memorial. It was moving without being cloying.

Americana

I was in full tourist mode when I went to the states but it seems that the photographer in me never takes a day off. This collection of shots contains cute, funny, interesting and downright weird images. I'll let you decide which is which.

Lady Liberty

The fourth collection from my trip to New York is of course the Statue Of Liberty.

"Business" is booming!

Another month has passed, this year is flying! I can't believe it's August already. I had a relatively quiet month in June because May was so full on but July saw me back hard at it. I've previously mentioned that that I had put up a profile on a site called "Purpleport" (I have no idea why it's called that!) it allows us 'creative' types to network, it has a mixture of models, photographers, makeup artists and graphic artists. As a member you're free to contact whoever and arrange to work with them. Naturally, I'm mainly in contact with models. Models accept work on a paid basis or a "time fo…

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Summer's here!

As I type the weather has turned from record highs to rain. I know it should bother me but it really doesn't. The photographer in me just sees weather and wonders what he can shoot. I accept that most of you will have a different view on that subject although based on the facebook posts of some, you'd think the hot weather had heralded the end of the world!

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Since I last blogged I've been pretty busy. I've been to New Jersey and New York, I've taken part in an Arts Festival, I went to a Cosplay event and I shot a vintage/retro set…

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A cell...

Looking in through the door. This was in a wing added later, we know this because there is no blocked up door to the courtyard

Cupboards

Contents unknown and long rotted away

More decay...

You really wouldn't be allowed in this room here in the UK!

Inwards

Just visible in the distance is the central hub

Lamp detail

One famous inmate and patient was none other than Mr Alfonse Capone!

Operatng room

The square tiles on the ceiling are glass and originally allowed visitors to watch what was going on.