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Vacation in Edinburgh

My dear friend Jeff is on a continuing mission to travel to all the ends of the earth.  He returned from Scotland and sent me these photos from the Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh.  With his permission, I share them with you. *** You … Continue reading

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The Symbols of Oakland Cemetery

by Richard Waterhouse We all have quiet, calm places that we go to during times of transition. Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery has always been that place for me. My first encounter with the cemetery was in 1988, when I was at … Continue reading

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Vacation in Cuba

My dear friend Jeff is on a continuing mission to travel to all the ends of the earth.  He’s just returned from Cuba and sent me these photos from the Colon Cemetery in Havana.  With his permission, I share them with … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Cemetery Book in my Collection

Pere Lachaise by Mark Ballogg My rating: 4 of 5 stars I own many, many cemetery books. This is the most beautiful of all of them. Mark Ballogg’s photography is a revelation. The range of tones and the precision of … Continue reading

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Burden of Wings

Burden of Wings by Mauro Marinelli My rating: 5 of 5 stars Photographer Mauro Marinelli turned to polaroids to capture the cemeteries through which he found himself wandering. The nature of polaroids lends itself to glimpses rather than views, to … Continue reading

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