Category Archives: Architecture

Is this the coolest place in Asheville?

I’m taking a break from my busker portrait series today to post a pic of Ryan Mcredmond skateboarding at one of the coolest spots I’ve found in town. A friend took me to a location in the old run down warehouse district near the French Broad River. There are nearly a dozen warehouses all completely […]

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Gargoyles of Asheville

The local gargoyles are howling as a rabbit cloud hovers over their tower.

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Perspective on a railing

Visited Moses Cone state park on the Blue Ridge Parkway Friday afternoon. In addition to shooting some flowers, which I have previously explained I suck at, I made this architectural detail shot of the porch railing at the Cone Manor House. The photo resembles a row of pawns on a chessboard, reminding me that I […]

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Alley lines

This one’s a little different for me. Just a dramatically lit alley in Asheville. If I had aimed a little lower, you would see people eating dinner at tables in the alley, which is adjacent to Salsa’s, a very good Mexican/Caribbean restaurant. But I was drawn to the geometry of the sunlight, shadows, and walls. […]

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Steep stairs

The inside of Old Baldy lighthouse would make an unusual multi-level apartment. The stairs between levels are a bit steep, and the place desperately needs air conditioning, but with a decent interior designer, a little feng shui, and maybe a trip to Ikea, it could be livable. Biggest advantage… extra thick walls make it the […]

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This way to Hot Diggity Dogs

I headed to the camera store in Nashville with a singular purpose – to get out of the place for less than 200 bucks. And I was successful, so I decided to reward myself with a trip to this unusual looking restaurant just down the street. It’s called Hot Diggity Dogs. They serve the best […]

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Ginormous abstract

What building is this? Who is the architect? Does anyone know? I’ll give you a clue. He’s probably the most famous living architect. This is a straight up shot. No tricks. No Photoshop. No special effects. Use the comments to submit your guess. The first person with the correct answer will win either a portrait […]

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Don’t look now, but there’s a Van Gogh in the next room

Same staircase as before, in the National Gallery of Art. This time from below. Another rock shot on the way for tomorrow.

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