April 13, 2016

Johnson's Store, 1985

Powhatan Street, Alexandria, VA
This is a photo I enlarged and printed for a Black and White Photography class in 1985. At the time I lived in the Del Ray section of Alexandria and I would pass this when I walked to Old Town. Now it feels like that was part of another lifetime. 

Still, when I think about the hours I spent in the darkroom at NVCC, I clearly remember the pungent smell of the chemicals!

5 comments:

  1. back in the day frozen food was a novelty

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  2. One wonders what's become of the place.

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  3. 1985 ... quite some time ago!

    All the best Jan

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  4. Neat picture. Seems quite appropriate in black and white.

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  5. What a wonderful bit of history! Perfect for monochrome.

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