Ted at work

Return to Ansonia Brass, Waterbury

Yesterday we, that is my friend Ted Roth and myself, returned to the Waterbury branch to the now closed Ansonia Brass factory. The place is getting cleaned up, bit by bit, quite a few of the machinery is gone now, probably on trucks on their way to their new home in Mexico. There is still …

Halcyon Hall/Bennett College, Millbrook, New york

I took these pictures in 2010 when the building was still in a good enough condition for  going inside and carefully walk around. The roof was in pretty bad condition even by than and you can see the sky through the openings . Lots of the floor boards collapsing to the next level, so you  …

Inspired by New York

I have long been an admirer of Lazlo’s photography!  He is an “artist with a camera”.  while I,  on the other hand like to do my art using the brushes and techniques learned in Adobe CS6.  While taking an art course in CS6 recently, I spotted this shot and really wanted to try painting it.  I think …

The Garden of horror

The garden of horror

Just recently  I stopped by Battle Hill Forge  in Millerton , New York. This guys make the most incredible creations out of wrought iron, On their site there is a special nook/garden where they put all their Halloween creations. It is a bit creepy,  scary, ( after all that is what Halloween is about) definitely …

Sterling Opera House, Derby, Connecticut

It is a grandiose place, built by people who dream big. Has fallen into hard times in the last fifty years, but now it is on the way back. The exterior of the building has been completely redone and there is high hope that the interior will be finished as well. For my purposes, I …

House in despair, Kent, Connecticut

There are a few abandoned farmhouses in the Northwest corner of Connecticut and quite a lot more in the adjoining New York counties, where I have done extensive photography trips with my good friend Ted Roth. We have managed to “discover” and photograph many of them, every single one being a “dream house” for us,  …

Ansonia Brass

    A few pictures from my last visit on may 12 2014, to the Ansonia Brass Factory in Waterbury , Connecticut. These are mainly detail shots, concentrating on trying to capture the feel and textures of some of the tools and machinery in the shop. Click on the thumbnails to see the pictures in …

Darkness, Gloom, Ice and the Ghosts

A few pictures from a partially abandoned factory in Waterbury, Connecticut It was on a bitterly cold January day, the place was very dark and gloomy and since the roof was in dire need of repairs, ice was everywhere . The  light came trough the rafters adding glow to some huge suspended sheets, turning them …