Elizabeth Anderson

In the first part of this exploration on ghost towns, I want to introduce where I decided to shoot and what aspects of ghost town locations are important to understand when taking on this type of photography. I am from Minneapolis Minnesota but have always wanted to photograph a part […]


Once digital photographs have been taken off the camera and placed on the computer, many programs, like Adobe Photoshop, can be used to manipulate them. This is especially true for turning a color photograph into monochrome and then changing the contrast and relative lightness or darkness. I decided to use […]


When I learned the rules of photography, I was trained in a traditional dark room. I learned to develop film and prints by hand in a step-by-step process. Through this process, I came to understand black and white, manual photography as all that was necessary to creating beautiful compositions. To […]