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:


In lawrence, mills, Olympus OM-D, urbex, Zuiko 12mm f/2.0 by Robert Lussier5 Comments

For today, another detail shot from the Stone Mill. This one is from a short shoot with my partner in the Workshops, Steven Perlmutter. Follow that link, BTW, if you want to see a cool textured shot of the Stone Mill. Anyway, on the day I shot this I was seeking out more details than …

Broken Windows

In 50mm 1.4, lawrence, mills, urbex by Robert Lussier2 Comments

A B&W image from the Duck Mill in Lawrence. In various places throughout the building there are windows leaning against posts or along the wall.  All in preparation for renovation, which is coming in the next couple of years. I shot brackets here, anticipating HDR processing. But I wound up using only the “zero” bracket …

Everett Windows

In 24mm PC-E, architecture, industrial, lawrence, mills by Robert Lussier4 Comments

When I invited Dave Wilson up to shoot the mills with me on his recent trip to Boston, I had no idea there would be a connection between Dave and the mills. But, on his train ride from Boston to Lawrence, Dave scoured the web for information on America’s Industrial Revolution and the Lawrence Mills. …

Replacement Windows

In 24mm PC-E, lawrence, mills, urbex by Robert Lussier10 Comments

Probably not the most energy efficient windows ever, which is probably why they are  sitting in the middle of the floor of the Duck Mill. Efficiency aside, I couldn’t resist shooting them. Related Images:

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 …

Light Moves

In hdr, lawrence, urbex by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

This past Saturday’s bright blue skies and summer-like temperatures did a lot to elevate everyone’s moods in the Boston area. Especially after the torrential rains and flooding of the weekend before. Even the Stone Mill seemed to be enjoying the weather as the morning sunlight makes its way across the floor. Related Images: