The new photographer in town loves an old-school camera

The Graflex Crown Graphic is the 1940s press camera that Coulombe uses to capture images of the urban and rural landscapes around him. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

SHARON — Rafe Churchill has perhaps become for Sharon what the voice in the cornfield was for Kevin Costner: “If you build it, they will come.” 

When an old friend from graduate school, Theo Coulombe, came to the area for a spell, at a crossroads on where to head next in life, Churchill pointed the photographer to a vacant building at the end of Main Street. 

Coulombe had resided in a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, loft for 22 years before deciding to get away from the city. 

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