Photography in History · Photojournalism

History in Pictures

This image is often mislabeled as simply: Circus Clown having a smoke break, 1958 It’s given name is: The Dwarf and the Clyde Beatty Circus, 1958 by Photographer: Bruce Davidson courtesy Magnum Gallery Circus is one of the first series of Bruce Davidson. Sensitive and emotional images, starting with Jimmy Armstrong, called the « Little Man… Continue reading History in Pictures

365 Project · My Photography

The Stockade

The Stockade Historic District is a place of interest in Schenectady, NY. It features dozens of Dutch and English Colonial houses from the 18th and 19th centuries. It is New York state’s first historic district, which is pretty neat in itself, designated in 1965 by the Department of Interior and named after the historic stockade that… Continue reading The Stockade

365 Project · My Photography

Place Beyond the Pines

Schenectady, (skə-NEK-tə-dee), is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States… very close to where I work during the day. The name “Schenectady” is derived from a Mohawk word skahnéhtati meaning “beyond the pines”. The city was founded on the south side of the Mohawk River by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, many from the… Continue reading Place Beyond the Pines