Category Archives: Urban Photography


Another Great Meetup

This past weekend our meetup group visited East Broad Top Railroad in Pennsylvania. The East Broad Top was once a short line railroad that transported coal from the mines to another railroad for transport to […]

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Panoramas aren’t just for Landscapes

Panoramas are often an effective way to showcase the grandeur of a vast landscape. A photographer can often show more in a wide aspect panorama, instead of just stepping backward or using a wide angle […]

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I Have Been Meaning to Share

  The picture above is from a trip to Scranton Lace Factory in 2014. I have a folder where I save images that I plan to share or blog about and just realized this image […]

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The Ohio State Reformatory at Mansfield – Caveat Emptor

  Last weekend Denise and I took a road trip with a couple of other members of our Meetup to the Ohio State Prison at Mansfield. It’s a wonderful old building that looks more like […]

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This past weekend, RRPT led 3 tours photography tours at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA). The first tour was a night tour, where the focus was on light painting. The images featured here are from that […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Road Runner!

  When you are mostly a landscape photographer it’s kind of hard finding images that are suitable for a day filled with romance. I was recently going through my collection of images and found this […]

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The Softer Side of Grunge

When I’m shooting an abandoned building most of my pictures tend to have a “grungy” look. This is usually accomplished with the use of Photomatix and some selective editing in Photoshop. But a couple years […]

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A Perfect Shave

    Standing in front of this bathroom sink I could envision the farmer who lived in this house shaving. Who knows, perhaps he had a beard and rarely shaved, but it’s what I thought […]

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W.A. Young & Sons

  A few weeks ago we made our second visit to W.A. Young and Sons Machine Shop and Foundry. The shop is located on the bank of the Monongahela River in Rices Landing, PA. The […]

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A Sense of Place

    Do you ever find yourself saying that you have already shot a particular location, so you see no need in returning?   I know that I do, but I also try to fight that […]

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