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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. 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.

Nature’s art viewed through man’s art viewed through my art. Not much to add to this other than to point out that this is another sculpture on the campus and it is not a panther.

Henry Moore, British, 1898–1986
Oval with Points, 1969–70

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. Learn about output options for this image here.

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