Photography has the ability to capture a now moment. Not yesterday or tomorrow but now. To give a sense of time requires returning and recording the new now.
In 2009 went to and photographed Spiceland, Indiana. A bit of information about Spiceland. The population today is about 900 people. Also comparing to Indiana state average we have:
Median house value below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population significantly below state
Hispanic race average population percentage
significantly below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly
below state average.
House age above state average.
August, 2009 the closed floral shop looked like
In June, 2015 a restored location housing a different business.
In August, 2009 Wilson's Market was up, running and open for business.
In June, 2015 it is closed and for sale.
A few locations are relatively the same in 2015 as they were in 2009. The Post Office and the neighboring barber shop are pretty much unchanged.
In August 2009
and in June 2015
Returning to continue growing and gain a better understanding.