Tower, Alton Illinois

Here’s a tower… deal. Since I’m on an Alton kick. It’s printed a bit flat… someday I’ll probably scan the negative and pump up the contrast in a few spots, but for now, I’m kinda digging all the similar mid-tones. I think.

Prince: “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair…”

Rapunzel: “Not a chance, dude. Do you know how long it takes me to condition all this stuff? Get a friggin’ rope. Then we can talk.”

About this image: Scan of hand printed image (from Ilford 35mm negative)

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34 thoughts on “Tower, Alton Illinois

    • Thanks, Binky!
      I’d love to tell you I spent hours setting this one up, but in all honesty, it was pretty cold and windy out when I took this… pretty much a click and run job… :)

  1. It does look cold doesn’t it? I think you keep posting Alton images because you subconsciously want to go to Alton and get a peach with me! See? I’ve got you all figured out man. :P

      • Hahahaha remember the other day when I totally read your mind and freaked you out? Now I can’t even remember what I knew you were thinking but the point is I knew… I sooo knew!

        P.S. PEACHES!

        P.P.S. I like your haircut. :)

  2. This looks just like the tower I climbed last night to get to the park in NYC that used to be an abandoned above-ground subway track. I kind of love the emptiness in the background of yours. I won’t tell you how out of breath I was when I got to the top of mine.

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