Holmes Business College, a faded old sign on a brick building in portland

Holmes Business College

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A very old sign for Holmes Business College in downtown Portland, near Burnside Avenue. I shot this photo on a recent visit back to Portland. An older shot of Holmes, the 4th photo I ever posted on this blog, can be found here. A bit of internet browsing indicates that the Holmes Business College was opened in 1887 by G. Holmes. There’s a pretty good article about this building on the Portland Building Ads Blog including a shot of the building from 1923 when Holmes Business College was in operation.

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  • that sign has been there for a long time.. nice shot.. :)

  • i love comparing shots taken at different times of the same place. really different moods with these 2 shots.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
  • Focal length: 85 mm
  • Aperture: f/5.6


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