When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.When I was working on Danger’s Untold, a fantasy photoshoot, I wanted to show my editor how various color edits could change a photo, so I made this series for demonstration purposes.
Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.Hello new followers! I am J.R. Blackwell. Following me here means lots of photos of the places I go and people I see, and, sometimes, the occasional story. 

It’s not always easy around here, but it is, frequently, magnificent.
Clouds over Oklahoma
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I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)I am reminded by the staff that the technical rehearsal of Suspended is different from the show. For example, rather than large slabs of beef, performers slapped each other with long sponges of soapy water. Still, despite any differences, if the dancers perform the same incredible feats of strength and grace in the performances as the rehearsals, then audiences are in for an impressive display that is an athletic, erotic dance. The front row of the audience will recline in plastic lawn chairs which is the perfect viewpoint for when the performers plummet towards the audience, only to bounce upward back towards the ceiling among a shower of silver ribbon.
The pre-show is impressive, with handstands in large wooden tubs done by candlelight. Be warned though - the entire pre-show becomes a splash zone when wet towels are brought into the dance. The show begins on September 5 and runs to the 20th at 2040 Christian Street.
(Tickets and more info: Suspended)
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Avalon in Eastern State Penitentiary
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A burlesque performer strikes a pose over the stage lights at Rasputin’s Room in Philadelphia
Self Portraits in red, white and black
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Excerpts from Empire State.
Empire State, released in 1946, was part of the popular noir film genre of the time, along with films such as The Third Man and Casablanca. Even though the novel was popular after it’s release in 1941 it was considered so radical that American movie studios and Directors refused to take on the project. However , French Director, Amaury Leveque was intrigued by the project, so he produced the film himself, taking out multiple loans and going deeply into debt.Excerpts from Empire State.
Empire State, released in 1946, was part of the popular noir film genre of the time, along with films such as The Third Man and Casablanca. Even though the novel was popular after it’s release in 1941 it was considered so radical that American movie studios and Directors refused to take on the project. However , French Director, Amaury Leveque was intrigued by the project, so he produced the film himself, taking out multiple loans and going deeply into debt.Excerpts from Empire State.
Empire State, released in 1946, was part of the popular noir film genre of the time, along with films such as The Third Man and Casablanca. Even though the novel was popular after it’s release in 1941 it was considered so radical that American movie studios and Directors refused to take on the project. However , French Director, Amaury Leveque was intrigued by the project, so he produced the film himself, taking out multiple loans and going deeply into debt.Excerpts from Empire State.
Empire State, released in 1946, was part of the popular noir film genre of the time, along with films such as The Third Man and Casablanca. Even though the novel was popular after it’s release in 1941 it was considered so radical that American movie studios and Directors refused to take on the project. However , French Director, Amaury Leveque was intrigued by the project, so he produced the film himself, taking out multiple loans and going deeply into debt.Excerpts from Empire State.
Empire State, released in 1946, was part of the popular noir film genre of the time, along with films such as The Third Man and Casablanca. Even though the novel was popular after it’s release in 1941 it was considered so radical that American movie studios and Directors refused to take on the project. However , French Director, Amaury Leveque was intrigued by the project, so he produced the film himself, taking out multiple loans and going deeply into debt.
"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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