Archive for January, 2016

Abandoned Hope Webbing Co. Mill – Pawtucket RI

Abandoned Hope Webbing Co. Mill – Pawtucket RI

Hope Webbing Co. Mill 999-1005 Main Street Pawtucket, RI The Hope Webbing Co. Mill was founded in 1889 and several buildings were added to this location over the course of the next 15-20 years. What remains, pretty much, occupies an entire city block. At one time the rear of the […]

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Abandoned Paramount Greeting Cards factory, Pawtucket RI

Abandoned Paramount Greeting Cards factory, Pawtucket RI

Paramount Greting Cards 400 Pine Street Pawtucket, RI After a century in business this manufacturer of greeting cards finally closed it’s doors in 2006 resulting in a loss of jobs for approx. 1200 people. You have to give them credit. Most manufacturers from that era folded their tent in the […]

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Abandoned Pawtucket Train Station

Abandoned Pawtucket Train Station

Pawtucket Train Station 9 Railroad Street Pawtucket, RI Pawtucket, RI is, what I would consider to be, an old Mill town. Spend an hour driving around the City and you’ll run into abandoned or re-purposed factories/mills everywhere. Most are situated in urban neighborhoods. Located just north on I-95 of Providence […]

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Miniature Figurine Photography – Cops & Robbers

Miniature Figurine Photography – Cops & Robbers

HO Scale figurines (1″ tall).  Chasing down the bad guy. Photographed with Nikon D7100, 105 mm, f2.8 macro lens.

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Ron DiCostanzo shares Alaska photos!

Ron DiCostanzo shares Alaska photos!

We’re fortunate enough to have our second contribution to this blog by my friend Ron DiCostanzo.  Back in June of 2015 Ron, along with his wife,  flew out to the area of Juneau Alaska which borders British Columbia Canada and hopped on a boat to try out his new Canon […]

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Miniature Figurine Photography – “mowing the threads”.

Miniature Figurine Photography – “mowing the threads”.

Someone’s got to keep those pesky threads from growing out of control.

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Hawks – Stratford CT shoreline

Hawks – Stratford CT shoreline

My friend Ron, (one of the best surf casting photographers you’ll ever find), treated me to a late afternoon birding session at a Stratford CT shoreline to photograph hawks.  This is an area that Ron frequents often and it has a lot of hawk activity while at the same time […]

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Miniature Figurine Photography – “Painters”

Miniature Figurine Photography – “Painters”

As of late I’ve been rather intrigued by these photographers that photograph miniature figurines in natural settings.  So I went out and purchased some miniature figures at the local train shop.  These are 1″ tall figures that are used as part of the scenery in HO train layouts. This was […]

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