"Oh yeah," he said, "That place has been condemned."
"Then I really DO need to go shoot there," I said.
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Recent events in the life of your photographer - sunsets, meatballs drag and mosh pits.Recent events in the life of your photographer - sunsets, meatballs drag and mosh pits.Recent events in the life of your photographer - sunsets, meatballs drag and mosh pits.Recent events in the life of your photographer - sunsets, meatballs drag and mosh pits.Recent events in the life of your photographer - sunsets, meatballs drag and mosh pits.Recent events in the life of your photographer - sunsets, meatballs drag and mosh pits.Recent events in the life of your photographer - sunsets, meatballs drag and mosh pits.
Melrose Diner in Philadelphia, back when the snow smothered the ground. 
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Lil’s Steph at Rasputin’s Room in Philadelphia
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Self Portrait Triptych from my 365 Days project
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Sometimes when you meet an amazing author, you must drag them to a historical graveyard for purposes of photography.
Ursula Vernon and her creation
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Photos from Court/Ship, a Fate Core supplement in the Worlds in Shadow rpg anthology.
Court/Ship is about courtly politics amidst an alien invasion.
www.jrblackwell.comPhotos from Court/Ship, a Fate Core supplement in the Worlds in Shadow rpg anthology.
Court/Ship is about courtly politics amidst an alien invasion.
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Chicken skin, fresh from the rotisserie at Cafe Ynez in Philadelphia
Review: http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/food/reviews/Chicken_to_Chilaquiles-269102301.html
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I’m J.R. Blackwell. I’m an artist who likes to tell stories in words and photographs. Here are two recent self portraits.
People often tell me I don’t look like my self portraits. That’s accurate, and completely on purpose. I love that I can transform into a character in front of a camera. One of the things I adore about photography is it’s ability to lie. It’s that ability that I use to tell stories, if it’s about a fantasy princess or a farmer in a dystopian future.
If you want to know more about me, read and listen to interviews with me you can read my ABOUT page.
www.jrblackwell.comI’m J.R. Blackwell. I’m an artist who likes to tell stories in words and photographs. Here are two recent self portraits.
People often tell me I don’t look like my self portraits. That’s accurate, and completely on purpose. I love that I can transform into a character in front of a camera. One of the things I adore about photography is it’s ability to lie. It’s that ability that I use to tell stories, if it’s about a fantasy princess or a farmer in a dystopian future.
If you want to know more about me, read and listen to interviews with me you can read my ABOUT page.
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On a damp day, when all the other trees were covered in deep green leaves, I came across this, leafless tree in the middle of a garden. It seemed defiant, and, possibly, dead. 
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From the Indianapolis moment of silence at Monument Circle.
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www.jrblackwell.comFrom the Indianapolis moment of silence at Monument Circle.
Click here for the full gallery
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Inside the life of a the Nightvale Sheriff’s Secret Police. Get to know them and you’ll find out they are people just like anyone else - slipping in their darts one feather tipped poison needle at a time. 
And yes, that’s a skull on their shoulder. Does that mean it’s a human skull? No.
As it turns out, it’s not a human skull at all. Look closely and you’ll see it’s much too small to be a human skull. Too small, and far, far, too old. Why, if it were any kind of skull, it would have to be the skull of a long-dead race of beings that only bear the slightest resemblance to us. So don’t worry about it!
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Cosplay by Jared Axelrod
Caution tape and purple flowers in a empty lot in Philadelphia. Taken August, 2014. 
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Ginger Leigh performing at Rasputin’s Room in Philadelphia, PA 
www.jrblackwell.comGinger Leigh performing at Rasputin’s Room in Philadelphia, PA 
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