Tag Archives: cemetery photographs

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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Simon Marsden’s Memento Mori

Memento Mori: Churches and Churchyards of England by Simon Marsden My rating: 2 of 5 stars A book by Simon Marsden on cemeteries? How could that possibly lose? After I enjoyed Marsden’s Ghosthunter and The Haunted Realm, I expected to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge

October was a whirlwind of writing about cemeteries and talking about cemeteries and touring cemeteries.  You can believe I was in heaven. The month started with my speech at the Death Salon about how the graveyards were removed from San Francisco. … Continue reading

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