More Images from the Children’s Home

Shooting and working on these photographs was a somber process. While in the buildings I was struck by the presence of the past; it was as if the patients were still there in spirit, looking over my shoulder and protecting themselves and the space. I was careful not to disturb anything – as careful as one would be in a friend’s home. There were toys and dolls around each corner – it’s likely many of these were props used by other photographers – but, still, I left them just so. Processing the images was a journey in itself. There were some surprises and some unexpected finds. I hope that my reverence for what these images represent shows through. They aren’t meant to exploit, but to pay homage.

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Tweety Bird

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Phantom

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After the Fire

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The Showers

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Tranquilizers

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Happy and Luke

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The Crib Room

 

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2 thoughts on “More Images from the Children’s Home

  1. It leaves me wondering— where are they today? It’s yet another Abandoned series of yours that yanks at my heart, in a good way.

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