Old Louisville Photography

Here are some photos from a couple of different trips down into Old Louisville. As I mentioned previously, the area is rich in history, and is decorated with enormous old Victorian homes. St. James Court (below) is a premiere place to be, and home of an annual art fair. The area is dotted with real gaslamps! So charming!

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Below is the clock tower on the University of Louisville campus, and on the right, a beautiful church in the area.

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Does that picture on the right not look exactly like a face?!

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The guys I was meeting with for this photoshoot told me they were envisioning vintage imagery with little pops of color… kind of like the Pleasantville posters. I, however, was not a big fan of that idea. They were saying “Yeah, Jess, what is that called?” And I said– “Cheap photographic trick??” But, alas, I caved. I did a series of photos that all have a pop of green in them. These, to me, symbolize new life coming up from the old. We, as a part of The Louisville Project hope to bring revitalization to the neighborhood through the power of the gospel of Jesus.

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Here’s one example of the amazing architecture down there. This is a famous mansion on St. James Court. Can you imagine living there back in the 1800’s??

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5 comments

Sarah Just ran across your blog. I moved from St James ct and Louisville and miss it so dearly. Is there any way i can order prints from you? These are fabulous!

JGrace Thanks Laura!! You’re so sweet 🙂 And, you MAY hang them in your house. Let me know if you need any help!

Laura Mac Jess, I love these! Seriously, I want to hang them in my house

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