Lowell

In Lowell, Uncategorized by Robert Lussier2 Comments

It has been a long time since I’ve done any serious shooting in Lowell, Massachusetts — the city I grew up in. Probably since before I started this blog. That drought came to an end this past Saturday. I knew I needed to get out and shoot and wanted to shake it up a little. …

The Stairwell

In 15mm fisheye 2.8, architecture, mills by Robert Lussier2 Comments

I’ll round out the week with another shot from the Wannalancit Mill in Lowell, Massachusetts. The moment I stepped into the stairwell I knew I wanted to start shooting with my fisheye lens. But I didn’t have this shot in mind at the time. I was thinking more of a classic wide spiral (which I …

Textile Memorial Bridge II

In 24mm PC-E, landscape by Robert Lussier3 Comments

  Another shot of the Textile Memorial Bridge in Lowell, Massachusetts. I thought I was done shooting. I had packed my gear, climbed back up the bank to the road and was walking back to my car when the late afternoon sun broke through. The bridge was backlit in golden hour glory. I briefly thought, …

Symbols

In architecture, hdr by Robert Lussier3 Comments

I asked a friend of mine, who is a Freemason, if it would be possible to photograph the interior of a local Masonic Temple. I was surprised and grateful at his rapid response to my request. A couple of email exchanges later, I met him at the lodge for an early evening walk-through and quick …

Boott Mills

In hdr, Lowell, mills by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

I set out yesterday to get into the building on the right. It is one of the last mill buildings in Lowell that hasn’t been converted to apartments of office space. It is part of the Boott Cotton Mills complex. The other buildings in the complex are apartments now. I was unsuccessful. The building is …

Worthen House Cafe, Lowell MA

In architecture, Cityscape, interior, Lowell, pubs by Robert Lussier3 Comments

More commonly known as “The Old Worthen,” the historic Worthen House is the oldest restaurant and tavern in Lowell, Massachussetts. The Worthen House was established in 1898. The bar’s most notable features are the belt-linked fan system, which is the only existing set in its original building in the country and the 19th century pressed …