Long Time Gone


There are three stories to tell. The first is about the news. I made this picture in the old abandoned power plant that is near the river. It was abandoned in the 1970s. There have development plans over the years. None of them have come to fruition. Last week, I think, a young urbex photographerContinue reading “Long Time Gone”

The Edge of Town


U rbex deluxe. I wrote that in the picture’s caption and I liked it so well that I made it the lead line. I’m thinking it could be a good name for a band. Anyway. My past is coming back to haunt me. I used to photograph a lot of urbex, or urban exploration forContinue reading “The Edge of Town”

Window to the Garden


See? I kept my promise. The end of the blue hour. For now. I was going to make this picture part of a little collection. But, I looked at it closely — you should too — and I was pretty amazed by all that stuff going on outside the window in sort of the background.Continue reading “Window to the Garden”

Back To It


Back to the scene. Back to the work that I really should be doing… and showing you. Of course, I’ll return to last weekend’s second lines, but I did some more exploring. I think those pictures are a lot of fun. Especially, since I brought a few friends with me who like seeing and photographingContinue reading “Back To It”

Lakeview


A little change of pace.  A couple of you were asking what happened to my more dystopian work. You didn’t use that word, but that’s the proper term. I think one of you said the word that I normally use. Junk. So. Last week, no matter what else I photographed, I made sure to circle aroundContinue reading “Lakeview”

A Little Urbex


Urbex. Urban Exploration. Lots of places do it in New Orleans. Urbex means investigating and photographing derelict old buildings. Usually, the buildings are industrial sized. The “experts” have a lot of recommendations for participating in this little task. The first thing the tell you is that you are trespassing. They tell you to use the buddy system.Continue reading “A Little Urbex”

Time Doesn’t Stop


Rust never sleeps. Either does nature. I like my own form of urbex. Urban exploration. It’s gotten very popular around the world. Explorers clump around in hiking books and take pictures of whatever they’ve found. They sneak onto private property. They cross over no trespassing signs. The jump over fences. Go around gates. There areContinue reading “Time Doesn’t Stop”

Ghost Stuff


Ghost Stuff. I love it. You know that about me. But, I don’t usually show much of that work on Storyteller beyond falling apart places. For many people, that work is boring. By its very nature that’s all it can be. Sometimes it’s colorful. Mostly it’s not. But, it is about history, a subject thatContinue reading “Ghost Stuff”

The Sink


I didn’t realize it at the time, but because of the sink’s brightness, this picture is about the sink. Okay. Where it is located is not a mystery. It’s in a mechanic’s workshop of an abandoned gas station in Central City. I snuck in to make a picture. Well, not really. I just walked inContinue reading “The Sink”