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A century is not forever

A century is not forever

I once laughed at this guy at an art fair. He proudly told me that he shot 10 rolls of clouds just to "get it right". Less than a year later, I found this demolition sight north of town. Whilst others saw a big dusty mess, I saw sculptures, I saw potentials for great pictures. Watching this 102-year old giant flour mill slow got leveled to the ground, I felt an overwhelming sense of loss. It will be gone forever. So for 6 months, I visited the site over and over again, trying to capture the mill's demise. 10 rolls? I shot this same building for at least 20 rolls. Sometimes at sunrise, sometimes sunset. I have been chased away by the security, talked to ex-mill workers, even took pictures of the demolition manager... Finally, I know what it feels like, to be a serious about my photos.

ihave2pillows This photo was shot on film. Taken by ihave2pillows with a Holga 120 N loaded with Kodak Tri-X film. These tags describe this photo: abandoned, urban, romantic, spooky, ruins, ruin, usa, tri-x400, tx400, 400tx, 120, yellow orange filter, flour, mill, flour mill, black, white, and b&w.

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  1. hervinsyah

    hervinsyah

    GREYTIFUL

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