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In 85mm f1.4, architecture by Robert Lussier1 Comment

I’m doing a photographic study of a local mill building for the owners. Heritage Place in Lawrence was purchased, gutted and converted to commercial office space about a decade ago. Great for the owners, bad for me. I prefer to get to these buildings while they are in their original, unfinished state. I did a …

Ayer Mill Stairs

In architecture, interior, lawrence, mills by Robert Lussier1 Comment

The architecture of these 19th century mills have a lot in common. With the exception of the Stone Mill, they are all made primarily of bricks and wooden beams. They were built primarily for function, not form. The tall windows and vast open floor space were designed to maximize natural lighting and accommodate the huge …

Mill Yard

In architecture, Cityscape, hdr, industrial, lawrence, mills by Robert Lussier1 Comment

I went over to the Malden Mill Yard for some late afternoon shooting.  The slowly setting sun created some amazing shadow patterns across the mill yard and buildings. I figured it would also be a challenge in post process. This image was shot from the top of a fire escape at the far end of …