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other side, in advance

The pyramid dominates the Memphis skyline, if you’re in the right part of town to see it. It’s a Very Big Deal to visit the thing, which houses a Bass Pro Shop and a hotel as well as a restaurant and viewing platforms up at the top. The mashup of an over-the-top outdoor store and the Big Cyprus Lodge INSIDE A DAMN PYRAMID made me a little dizzy. So I just photographed an empty parking lot on a side street and called it good.

Memphis, Tennessee
photographed 12.28.2021

Detail (Mausoleum)

One of the best things about going to a new city is the chance to look at a new cemetery! (An uncommon opinion, but I don’t even care.;)

Calvary Cemetery
Nashville, Tennessee

photographed 12.22.2021

holding it all together

Here’s this fence detail, for those of you who have ever wondered how a chain link fence is repaired. I mean, I realize that’s probably a very small demographic, but here at One Day | One Image, we strive to (occasionally) offer Actual Advice. And how lucky that today is one of those days!

Nashville, Tennessee
photographed 12.25.2021

Is faded glory still glory?

Here’s another image from my spur-of-the-moment project to document the seedier side of the Graceland neighborhood. This empty shopping center is directly across the street from the mansion.

Memphis, Tennessee
photographed 12.28.2021

Ten minutes away

A pizza joint, two billboards, a threatening sky, and approaching darkness seem to be an apt metaphor for what happens to most people who come here seeking fame. Not to be too heavy-handed about it or anything…

Memphis, Tennessee
photographed 12.27.2021

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