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Although you’ve probably seen plenty of street memorials, whether it be ghost bikes, murals, or Jesus candles, how many road side ones have you come across? Photographer Christopher Paquette has been shooting the eerie tributes for a few years now. A true professional, he describes how he doesn’t treat the remembrances like props: “As I find these memorials, I attempt to create the best photograph I can make with what is presented to me. I am always mindful that this is the place where someone, or in many cases several people, have died. I never touch or alter the memorials in any way, and I always treat the entire scene as a sacred place.” You know, as opposed to pulling them out of the ground, rearranging them and desecrating the memorial for the sake of the shot like other photographers do. |JPG|