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!


  1. back in the day frozen food was a novelty

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

  3. 1985 ... quite some time ago!

    All the best Jan

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

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


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