Category Archives: Urban Photography

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Coronapolcalyse – Guest Blogger – Barbara Kapetanakes

Manhattan during Coronapocalypse and saw the city as it was in days of yore, with fewer people, even fewer cars, and wide-open space. The day I got pictures without crowds. The day New York was a ghost town.

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A Very Long Wait for Gadot – Michael Kuchinsky, Guest Blogger

At the very least, the laughing camera’s photographs told stories, either momentary or long lasting.

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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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Asylum

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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