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 …

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 …

Looking Up

In lawrence, mills, urbex by Robert Lussier1 Comment

The fact that I’ve posted several shots of this great old stairwell over the past few weeks will give you a clue as to how much I liked shooting it. This shot is from the bottom floor looking up. I posted the opposite view after my first visit to this building a few weeks ago …