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PhotographyTravel Journal

The Stacks

Today The Ohio State University selected a photo of mine of the newly renovated William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library as their Image of the Day. I just noticed that it is also featured on the Ohio State home page! Thanks to the University for that! As I've promised there are…
Brian Hoffsis
August 28, 2009
PhotographyTravel Journal

Horses Got it Pretty Good

In Columbus' Brewery District there are a number of old brewery buildings in various stages of decay and restoration that attest to the ever fading memory of the old German Village's mouth watering relationship with beer. Some are simple brick utility buildings while others display a degree of flair and pride in their architecture.…
Brian Hoffsis
August 18, 2009
PhotographyTravel Journal

William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library

The Ohio State University Main Library reopened last week after years of major renovation. Of course this third major renovation largely corrected baffling decisions made in previous renovations. It's funny how things work that way. For example, the photo below is the beautifully restored Grand Reference Hall/East Reading Room. In 1966 they…
Brian Hoffsis
August 12, 2009
PhotographyTravel Journal

Trinity Church

I read that Trinity Church in Boston is considered to be one of "America's 10 finest buildings." I'm not yet sure what I think about that but I couldn't wait to get a camera in there.  I'd never shot in such a large space before and found there to be…
Brian Hoffsis
June 17, 2009
PhotographyTravel Journal

Krematorium

This is one of the more poignant images from my collection of Terezin photos.  The former garrison town and Nazi concentration camp often appears like nothing more than a sleepy Eastern European ghost town.  But the devil is in the details and the slowly fading scars tell of a spine tingling past. …
Brian Hoffsis
March 18, 2009
PhotographyTravel Journal

THE PERUVIAN POSTCARD

Ok, so I had to post it no matter how cliché.  In October of 2008 we were in Peru and, of course, Machu Picchu.   The place is ridiculous when it comes to photography - for professionals and amateurs alike.  From all vantages it's a 360 degree postcard quality setting.  The views from these…
Brian Hoffsis
January 21, 2009