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For years I have wanted to visit Princeton University. It’s not far from where I live, but like many things, I put it off year after year. I also wanted to get some fall images before it was gone. Why not do both? Good thing I did because shortly after our trip there, the storm blew most of the remaining color away.

Princeton is an absolutely beautiful campus. It became one of those times when as a photographer, there is a struggle to be either a participant or an observer. I have an appreciation for architecture but Princeton has a much greater appreciation for architecture. When you think of an Ivy League school, this is one of the best examples you’ll find. I grew up closer to Harvard, so I like that place the best, but it’s very close to a tie.

This is across the street from a main entrance on to the campus. It is the mascot for Princeton, the Panther. Lots of panther statues around campus made of different materials. I liked them. Learn about output options for this image Learn about output options for this image here.

I have been experimenting with format ratios lately, as result of using a camera that offers 4 formats while taking a photo. Years ago I shot with 1:1 ratio cameras using 120 bw film. It is an interesting format to view the world through and an interesting format to review existing images with.

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