Monday, the third in a series on properties listed on this year’s list of Arkansas’ Most Endangered Places will be published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Style section.… Read more “Seven to Save Series”
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Sometimes when I take pictures for feature stories in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, not everything I submit gets used. Usually, its because I take way more pictures than necessary or one photo might be more suitable for the page lay-out then another. Here are some photos I like that didn’t make the cut from two recent Hot Springs stories. One story was a story about Low Key Arts Executive Director Sonny Kay and the other about the Solar Powered Radio Station KUHS.
Sure there was the Irish whiskey, Clydesdales, celebrities and of course the parade, but there was also a lot of great music before and after the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade including Arkansas blues musicians
“[Traveling] makes you realize what an immeasurably nice place much of America could be if only people possessed the same instinct for preservation as they do in… Read more “Preservation”
Writer Denise Parkinson was kind enough to let me tag along and take photos as she continues to research the history of river towns, their people and culture. We met with several residents of Clarendon who were very generous with their time as they shared their knowledge and history of the area.
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
— Elliott Erwitt
Just because it’s cold, cloudy, windy, rainy and what not, doesn’t mean you can’t take a road trip. Last weekend I made a loop through the Grand Prairie down some back roads and through some small towns. There’s always something to see, a bit of history, a charming old building or an interesting little store.
I’ve been in touch with some folks with the same love of old buildings that I have and after exchanging stories of buildings we have documented, I… Read more “East Side High School c.1904”