Monday, January 25, 2010


Tree reflected in rain puddle, Jackson NJ

Sun reflected in waters at the edge of White Rock Lake, Dallas TX

Reflections at Lake Matawan, NJ

The haunted Lodge reflected in it's fish pond, Cloudcroft NM

Self portrait, El Paso TX

Heron in White Rock Lake, Dallas TX

Abandoned Peterson's restaurant, Lakewood NJ

Myself reflected among all the esoteric curio in Dave's Pawn Shop, El Paso TX

Trees reflect in window of abandoned house, NJ

Outside of abandoned Jamesway, Lakewood NJ

All photos copyright Heather Shade

Wednesday, January 20, 2010


As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow... (A. C. Benson)

All photos copyright Heather Shade

Friday, January 15, 2010


Sometimes a photo turns out to have an otherworldly, dreamlike feeling, and whether it happens by accident, or a happy mistake, it is always a nice surprise. Here are some photos I dug up which, for me, evoke that intangible feeling of dreaming...

Overgrown playground @ the abandoned school where I attended kindergarten

Drink under blacklight @ Mulligan's, El Paso TX

Empty swimming pool @ abandoned motel, NJ

Shadowy path to abandoned Admiral Farragat Academy, NJ

Pearlescent full moon at twilight, NJ

Empty window @ abandoned house, NJ

Armstrong Browning Library @ Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Sunset, El Paso TX

Nighttime tree in Gramma's back yard, El Paso TX

Sheets of spiderweb in abandoned mansion, NJ

All photos copyright Heather Shade

Monday, January 11, 2010


I am so glad that you guys have been enjoying the color series, and I thank you for all the kind comments. It's been fun for me to dig through my photos, looking for pics in every hue... I'll continue to add to this series, and I also have some ideas for other themes to come... again, thanks for viewing!

EP bikes @ a bike run, El Paso TX

Rainbow, El Paso TX

A parade of taxis, New York NY

Our Lady De Guadalupe Cemetery, El Paso TX

Riverwalk, San Antonio TX

Stained glass at old church, NJ

Rainbow bouquet in Concordia Cemetery, El Paso TX


Abandoned Paulinskill Viaduct, NJ

Dragon kite in Dave's Pawn Shop, El Paso TX

All photos copyright Heather Shade

Saturday, January 9, 2010


Empire State Building, New York NY

Desert storm, El Paso TX

Doves at night, El Paso TX

Abandoned Chinese restaurant, NJ

Sunset during sand storm, El Paso TX

Attic in abandoned house, Jackson NJ

Knives at abandoned bar & grill, NJ

Abandoned yacht club, Staten Island NY

Abandoned @ Pleasureland, Oakland NJ

Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island NY

All photos copyright Heather Shade