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29 Sep 2018

Looking around The Ville at night

Last night I held a night photography workshop in Somerville, NJ. It is always a lot of fun to see how my hometown looks after dark. We started in a cemetery that has some large but rather eerie monuments. I tend to hang out in cemeteries probably more than I should and I’m always amazed by the tributes that have been built to the dead. At least they make for fun photographs. We got there before it was pitch dark […]

24 Mar 2013

Overexposed in the Garden of Good and Evil

Before making my 12-hour drive back to New Jersey, I decided to shoot at sunrise in the famous Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah. It is most famous for the cover photo of “bird girl” on the 1994 book “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” That statue is now in an art museum, so I didn’t get any photos of it, but there is plenty of other things to shoot. I have to say this is the eeriest cemetery I’ve […]