J Bennet Fitts' 'No Lifeguard on Duty' Captures the End of Summer Fun

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: May 11, 2009 • References: jbennettfitts & booooooom
J Bennet Fitts' photo series called 'No Lifeguard on Duty' focuses entirely on empty pools. It's a haunting set of images, for a number of reasons. Seeing an empty pool reminds me that summer's fun has ended, but I also wonder about the pool's owners. Have they emptied the pools because they're headed to their winter chalets, or because they've been foreclosed upon and have moved out?

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