Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Strange as it may seem to some, I find cemeteries peaceful places and I enjoy spending time in them. I also recently have found that I enjoy photographing them. I’m mostly fascinated by the overall aesthetic of a cemetery, how the stones are placed, the ways they’ve shifted and changed over time, the unique carvings and motifs, decorative arrangements like walls and gates into another realm of consciousness; it all fascinates me and I would love to become more involved in photographing cemeteries. Here are some photos I took at the Crystal Valley Cemetery, in Manitou Springs, Colorado:

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