the Quick and the Dead

trees and tombs
Bellefontaine Cemetery. Opened in St. Louis 1850 with the thought that an out of town burying ground would reduce deaths from cholera (graveyard vapors thought to contribute to cholera). Went to visit great great granddad who died in STL in 1854 of Cholera.

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.