Monthly Archives: January 2011

Bicycle at INA Market, Delhi, India

When you do a lot of black & white photography, garbage and junk become much more neutral than they are in color. Color shows the rot, the decay, sometimes you can almost smell the garbage, but with b&w, you can … Continue reading

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Paisley Woodcut, Studio, Kabul, Afghanistan

Welcome to a new era in BH Neely land. This is the first post I’m making to my new self-hosted blog. All the older posts were transferred in from my old blog. But you don’t care about that. You just … Continue reading

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Street, Spoleto (?), Italy

I think this is Spoleto, Italy, though I could be wrong (well, I KNOW it’s Italy). Anyway, I love this photograph. It gives a flawless sense of place and feels nearly timeless. Even the stop sign, though it puts the … Continue reading

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The Blue Mosque, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

If you’re into religious history, the Blue Mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif is one of a few reputed burial sites for Ali, Mohammed’s cousin and son-in-law (there’s a lot of that). If the history’s important to you, the Wikipedia page for it … Continue reading

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Pedestrian, Dast-e-Shor, Afghanistan

About an hour from Mazar-e-Sharif on a desolate, dusty dirt road lies the village of Dast-e-Shor home to refugees repatriated from Iran. The scenery reminded me of southern Saskatchewan, without the benefit of field after field of wheat. We were … Continue reading

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