The Blacksmith’s Work Bench

In industrial, lawrence, Uncategorized by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

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 Office Keys

In lawrence, mills, Olympus OM-D, Zuiko 12mm f/2.0 by Robert Lussier8 Comments

Steven Perlmutter,  Mike Tully and I hit the Stone and Everett Mills on Saturday afternoon for a couple of hours of shooting.  We started in the Everett where Mike got lost in clutter and Steven explored the stairwells, both turning out some really cool shots. I had other ideas and even went back on Sunday to follow up …

The Essex Company

In 16-35mm f3.5, lawrence, mills by Robert Lussier1 Comment

The Essex Company, was the engineering firm that planned and built the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts. They vacated the building in the 1970s, donating to The Lawrence History Center as their home.   They are the trustees of the City’s past, maintaining archives of everything from the original plans of the city to land deeds to …

Hello Austin, Nevada!

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  This will probably be my last post until late next week. I’m heading out to the Austin, Nevada area for a few days of desert shooting. It is a small town in the middle of nowhere on the Loneliest Road in America (Route 50). I’ve been enamored with the area ever since I stayed …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Punching In

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier4 Comments

Grab your time card and punch in. Your shift at Bolton Emerson Americas, Inc. starts now. And, at the risk of violating countless labor laws, doesn’t end until I say it does. Bolton Emerson Americas, Inc. is a machine shop that has been manufacturing and maintaining machinery for the paper industry since 1935. They make …