There is a gravel driveway or alley behind the Beth Car Baptist Church in Madison, and this house sits directly behind the church on the other side of the alley. The building seems a little unusual for a house and may have been used for other purposes at one time. I find the location of the two brick chimneys curious as well. At the time this photo was taken, there was a "for sale" sign in front of the building.
✎ Paul Butzi announced last week that he is closing down his long running blog Musings on Photography. I have followed Paul's writing for several years and have been both instructed and inspired. We wish Paul well. His last entry was posted August 26th.
✎ Bruce Robbins recently wrote on his blog Photography Matters that "We're all taking too many photographs." He believes the world is inundated with photos that have little or no meaning or value.
We're all taking far too many [photographs] and they're becoming dangerously devalued. I came to this conclusion when looking at some old family photographs the other day. These are by no means great works of art but they were obviously viewed as important enough to be handed down through the generations. Sixty years ago, having your photograph taken wasn't something that happened every day of the week so people held on to these snaps. That's just not going to happen with most of the stuff we're taking today.Read the entire article here.