The Blacksmith’s Work Bench

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I tried a number of compositions of this workbench but ultimately this is my favorite shot from last Saturday’s shoot at the Blacksmith shop.  I started with the contrast of the hard iron tools against the wood.  Then incorporated the cabinet with the chalk writing to the right. But it was the drawer below the surface …

The Blacksmith’s Ladder

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Since I started shooting the mills of Lawrence, my favorite shots have been the ones that defy time. This is one of them. It was taken at the blacksmith shop at Lawrence History Center. The History Center was kind enough to open the period shop for the Essex National Heritage Area Trails and Sails Photo Walk that …