Seeing the Same Old Place for the First Time: Mt. Hope Farm, Bristol, Rhode Island

I’ve walked through Mt. Hope Farm so many times that I feel like the average person would be tired of walking the same path by now.

Seeing the same pond,
the same bay,
the same Cove Cabin.

The same geese,
the same open field,
the same view of Mt. Hope Bridge beyond Seal Island.

But one thing photography has taught me over the years is that you can really see the same place in so many different ways and that’s what keeps it interesting and that’s what keeps you coming back.

With photography- with art- we can extract some sort of meaning & significance to our everyday, ordinary surroundings and through that become more present and appreciative.

The photos below were taken last week on 02/20/2021.

Let’s take a warm winter morning walk at Mt. Hope Farm.


02/20/2021
Mt. Hope Farm
24mm


Mount Hope Farm -1745-

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Don’t forget to check out my other photo collections at Mt. Hope Farm and Downtown Bristol.

Downtown Bristol, Rhode Island Street Photography: Documenting the end of 2020 with a 50mm lens.

It’s widely said that the 50mm is the closest focal length to what you see with your own eyes, so that’s something to consider if you’re going for a certain look with your photography. For me, I love it because the images retain a sort of intimacy with your subject that the 35mm and wider lenses don’t quite capture. Continue reading Downtown Bristol, Rhode Island Street Photography: Documenting the end of 2020 with a 50mm lens.

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