Dali’s Window

In 24mm PC-E, lawrence, mills by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

This image was shot at about 3:00 pm in mid October a couple of years ago — proof that the light in the mills from the fall through early spring is extra special. The low sun creates some amazing shadows and light patterns through the tall windows in these old buildings.     Related Images:

Black and Light

In 16-35mm f3.5, lawrence, mills, urbex by Robert Lussier2 Comments

The afternoon sun spills onto the floor in this shot from the sixth floor of the Everett Mill. This is from a couple of weekends when Steven Perlmutter, Mike Tully and I clicked away at the mills for a couple of hours. I went back this past weekend. Not to shoot, although I did do …

Workstation

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

This is another shot from the old mill. Whenever I shoot a scene like this I can’t help but think of my good friend, Jacques Gudé.  Jacques is a great person and an amazingly gifted photographer with equally amazing post-processing skills. He is in the middle of an extended hiatus from his blog, but be …

Tower Light

In 20mm f2.8, London, Travel, urbex by Robert Lussier1 Comment

Just a quick post after a busy weekend, heading into a pretty busy week. This is a shot from the Tower of London, taken a few weeks ago. Just a simple candle holder in a window of King James’ Throne Room (If I recall correctly). The Tower is an incredibly friendly place to photography, with …

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 …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Industrial Light

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier5 Comments

Thing is, I’ve driven past buildings like this before. They are not of the style of architecture that make you turn your head and say, “Damn. I need to photograph that.” They are part of the benign urban landscape. You just keep driving. No second thought. But light is an amazing thing. It can transform …