Photography in Ireland was my first work, a place called “Ardoyne”, a housing
estate on a hillside in north Belfast. Street scenes, the friends I made, mostly children, 1971-1972.
I started taking pictures at the Congdon sawmill shortly after returning from Ireland and have continued photographing there ever since. Central to the collection are the portraits of the woodsman, Amos Congdon, a man who I thought of as the spirit of the trees.
For the last 10 years I’ve taken pictures of the games, players, and fans at a summer basketball tournament in Middletown, CT.
Tony Donovan/The Ivoryton Studio November 2017
I started taking pictures of a log truck left to the
edge of the ill lot. Using 35 mm color film on a tripod.
Different seasons of the year, time of day. 2.5 ton US
rmy, built by Kaizer Jeep 1962-1964 with a multifuel 146 hp engine.
(Multifuel, meaning the engine is built to run n many different of fuel.) Joking,
the Sawyer says there were tadpoles in the gas tank when he bought it and still