entropic remnants photography
the photography and insights of john w. griggs

Drinking in the Texas Tea: The Oil Country of Texas

Any really large enterprise spawns its own culture and oil is no exception...

North Texas Prairie, Late Afternoon

"Pipelines are by far the safest way to transport petroleum. They are safer than tankers, safer than trucks, safer than rail." -- John Hoeven
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Burning Bright: Who Was Garfield Peacock?

A forgotten youth, remembered...

Disappointment: Philly at Sunset

Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts.” – Jimi Hendrix ... << MORE >>

Solving for X: Algebra of the Fujifilm X-System

"If you have no critics you'll likely have no success" -- Malcolm X

Longwood at Christmas: Fountain of Light
Fujifilm X-M1 and Fujinon XF R 14mm f/2.8 lens

Another day, another camera system...

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Steel Mill Heroes: Your Spirit's Alive

I am sorry if you, my dear Blog Reader, are getting tired of all this steel mill stuff -- but apparently it's not out of my system yet. I spent 22 years of my life there and I miss the place and the people very much. Another "tribute" video. Watch in full HD!
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The Last Heat: Forget, and Not Slow Down

This is more entertainment than art, but it's another tribute to the men and women of the steel mill meltshop where I worked, which is now closed. Watch in full HD!
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In a Second Book by Bruce Munro

Published in Second Bruce Munro Book I had work in the first book about the "Artist in Light" Bruce Munro. A second, smaller book is out and I am also in it with 4 other photographers. Although I had a full page photo in the first book, I have a two page spread in the smaller book. Thanks Bruce Munro and Sea Hill Press!

They will also be on sale at Longwood Gardens which is where I photographed his art installation a couple of years ago.
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End of an Era Part 1: Steel Mill Portraits - Melt Shop

Tales of an endangered species -- the American steel worker...

Steel Mill Portraits: Melt Shop
"Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho'
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."

            -- "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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Lay it Down: Last Days of the Melt Shop

This is more entertainment than art, but it's a tribute to the men and women of the steel mill meltshop where I worked, which is now closed. Watch in full HD!
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Dated or Timeless: My Fujifilm FinePix X100 Review

"There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty." -- Helena Christensen

A Retro of Rangefinders

Some things, once gotten right, need not change......
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Yet Another Remake: Kroeger (The Ghost in the Piano)

Improved version of my first hybrid video. I made the wind sound on this one myself instead of a slightly over-the-top 3rd party one, and some other minor tweaks. More "evolutionary" than "revolutionary" as I learn more about making these. Watch in full HD!
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