Olympic Diner closed down in June due to the hyper-gentrification going on throughout the city. I went there specifically because I read on Jeremiah's Vanishing New York and shot this on 8x10 color Polaroid film made by The Impossible Project. It was a test release that needs some more work. Hopefully they will be offering it again soon. The film is perfect for what I am trying to show.
I was able to get one of these Polaroid 8x10 Polaprinter Model 3580 but it did not include instructions. I searched all over the web but I could not find any. I saw that a person on ebay was selling the same model with instructions and reached out to them and see if they would sell me a copy. They were nice enough to scan it in and send it to me for free, so I am passing it on.Read More
Here is another photo from the Point Pleasant New Jersey showing the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The house is right on the Manasquan Inlet. I took this photo once before, but I made a mistake in processing it. I was so taken with the devastation in the area that I went back multiple times to get it right.
In Point Pleasant, a whole street on the Manasquan Inlet was torn apart by Hurricane Sandy. An Oceanside restaurant suffered major damage and is still laying in pieces. The waterline still visible, the awning shredded. The place is just a skeleton of what it used to be. See more photos here.