BL Journal

Ben Larrabee

Detroit International Airport

Aug 16, 2011

We had a three hour layover at the Detroit International Airport on our way from Kennedy to Amsterdam. We had to go West to go East? Trudie and I decided to take advantage of those three hours and explore the airport. We unexpectedly came upon this mesmerizing water fountain and watched for some time as […]

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Jess & Travis

Jul 5, 2011

“My husband and I didn’t want fuzzy family photos: we wanted real art that could be edgy. Ben caught the flavor of our lives – what our family is, who we are as a unit and preserved it for all time. He’s sensitive as an artist to the undercurrents of a moment: some of his […]

Ben Larrabee

Tracks II, Great Point

Jun 20, 2011

The trip out to Great Point Lighthouse took us about an hour. A big part of the journey was maneuvering around the tracks in the sand; ruts, cross overs and sometimes around an oncoming car returning from the Point. I had Trudie drive the truck so I could photograph the tracks in the sand from […]

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Great Point Lighthouse, Nantucket

Jun 3, 2011

We made the journey to Great Point four times to photograph the lighthouse. Each day I looked at the images feeling like something intangible was missing. On the day before leaving the island a realization came to me during my morning meditation; the lighthouse was meant to be seen from the water. It was a […]

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Guide Boats, Ausable Lake

May 20, 2011

It was early in the morning, before breakfast. We were at ‘Inlet’, one of the Ausable Club camps on the Upper Lake. As I was walking to the kitchen I noticed the light from the lake coming up through the trees, framing the guide boats which we had rowed over the day before. My pancakes […]