Porch Life

porch night
“Porch life” is a term social historians have applied to the gathering of family; neighbors and friends which took place regularly during fair weather on the verandahs or front porches of many of America’s homes around the turn-of-the-century. Such use of porches was a strong tradition until after World War II. —From Porch Swings to Patios

Author: WmX

I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico (whatever it takes to buy a camera.) I am on the road to understanding black and white photography.