I often seek out interesting modern gravestones and cemetery folk art. What do these artifacts tell us about the people remembered? And what insights into life today do they bequeath to those who will come after us? … More As We Are Now
Two images from my series “As We Are Now” have been included in the Troy Photo Center’s members’ show. They will be on display until November 5th. ♦ ♦ All photographs are © Dave Higgins and “Dave Higgins Photography,” 2017; all rights reserved.
At a recent show that included a couple of my gravestone photos from “As We Are Now,” some viewers apparently believed I had added the photo on a stone with Photoshop. I guess they didn’t know what’s been happening with some modern gravestones. A few years ago The Atlantic had an interesting article – “Lasers … More Laser Printed Gravestones
Any cemetery of decent size has a section devoted to military veterans. In addition, practically any cemetery has veterans’ headstones decorated with American flags scattered among the graves. But when you visit a national cemetery you are likely to be struck by the sheer number of graves of veterans and their spouses. These numbers have … More As We Are Now – Memorial Day 2017
I took many photographs for this project in 2015; this is a collection of some of my favorites from the year. They were taken in upstate New York, Vermont and Texas. You can find more images from this series on the As We Are Now series page. In 2015 I continued exploring the subject of … More As We Are Now – 2015