Photography

I Turned To Writing

Most people use drugs to deal with the pain of their past; I turned to writing. - Thomas W.P. Slatin

Read more...

Two Sinks Are Better Than One (Square Edit)

April 2011 The Exploration Of Old Lodge

Read more...

I Am Obsessed With Abandoned Buildings

I am obsessed with abandoned buildings, places, and things.  But of the many locations and buildings I have photographed, only two have captured my interest that today, literally years later, I still think about a handful of these places on an almost daily basis.  It seems as if I am addicted to these places, as if something is literally begging me to return. The Hotel Adler Spa in Sharon Springs, New York occupies the majority of my thoughts whenever I think about abandoned buildings.  To make matters worse, I pass this location on a regular basis, and every time I pass, I think of it as yet another...

Read more...

365 Photography Challenge

A few years ago, someone created the 365 Photography Challenge; a challenge to take one picture, every day, for an entire year.  In 2011, I tried to take a photo of myself every day, with limited success; before I take a photo, I have to be inspired by something truly amazing, or something that captures my interest.  This challenge has inspired a few groups on Flickr, like this one, as well as a plethora of blog posts tagged with 365 Challenge.  Presented here are links to some truly awe-inspiring 365 Photography Challenge posts.

Read more...

How To Live An Epic Existence

Stay undecided.  Don't be too quick to decide on what you want to do with your life, or where you will eventually end up.  Life is full of changes, often unexpectedly, and despite our best intentions and planning, everything can change at an instant.  Be different.  Wholeheartedly resist the sometimes overwhelming urge to be like everyone else.  Be yourself.  Whomever you may be, don't ever let anyone else tell you who to be, what to believe, how to think, etc.  Go your own way.  Never follow the lead of anyone else, especially if you do not have any desire to follow in the footsteps...

Read more...

Radioactive

September 2008

Read more...

In Loving Memory Of Harvey L. Slatin

My loving father, Harvey Slatin, passed away on the morning of February 23, 2013.  To help keep his memory alive, the following posts of 2013 and before were about him. Harvey Slatin Interview On WUOW | Vintage Photograph Of Harvey L. Slatin | Harvey Slatin Comments On The Dream Spinner | Harvey L. Slatin Memorial | Not Taking Enough Pictures Is Something I Regret | The Slatin Family, Circa 1990 | Everything I Needed To Know About Life, I Learned From My Father | Snapshot Photo Of The Slatin Family | Art 4 All - Roxbury Arts Group | Fleeting Glimpse | Adventures In The Afterlife | The Dream...

Read more...

Fake Plastic Flowers (Edit)

  March 2012 Imperial Baths, Sharon Springs, New York, USA

Read more...

Master Suite (Edit)

June 2011 The Hotel Adler Spa, Sharon Springs, New York, USA

Read more...

Bathtub Of Debris (Edit)

January 2011

Read more...