A visit to the State Capitol

The state capitol of Virginia is really a nice building. It has been used for a few movies in the area and it houses the oldest legislative body in the western hemisphere, the Virginia General Assembly.  Thomas Jefferson was the head architect of the Capitol Building.

Taken with a Voigtlander Bessa R2 on Kodak BW400CN expired

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The grounds are lovely to walk around…

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The tour is free inside and they have a very nice visitor center where you enter from the street below..d.

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The city from the front door.

Belle Island 1-20-16

Sometimes the weather opens up in the winter where it isn’t to cold and slightly overcast to enjoy a walk. My girlfriend and i took a short walk over to Belle Island to see what was going on. Surprisingly some people were out in kayak’s.

Taken with Voigtlander Bessa R2 on B&W film

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Lewis Ginter Japanese Garden

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens is a nice garden to go to in the Richmond area, it is a lot less busy in the winter once the light festival is over probably becase not much is growing yet till spring. There was a week that it was open for free right after the light festival and that was when I stopped by.

Taken with my Voigtlander Bessa R2 on my Canon 35mm f2.8 lens. Ilford XP2 film

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Richmond Snow

Richmond not to long ago had a nice snow that caused road problems but did get me out of work for a day. The snow was beautiful and when it was coming down it was coming down. The city streets were hard to navigate in cars and also a lot of people that park there were blocked in from the plow trucks putting mounds up by the cars.

Taken with a Voigtlander Bessa R2 on Ilford XP2

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