Homestead rustic

This is the last of five images in the Homestead series…each photograph was taken from a different perspective and processed with a different finish.  To view the other four photos, you can scroll to the bottom of the page and then click on “Homestead Series” under the Categories list.

Homestead rustic view

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24 responses

  1. Great image! I’m a sucker for places like this. There is something about photographing either abandoned buildings, farms, houses etc.

    February 5, 2013 at 8:30 am

    • Thank you, Lazaro…I enjoy them, as well.

      February 9, 2013 at 7:30 pm

  2. Superbe image avec des tons chauds. Tout pour être bien.

    February 5, 2013 at 8:49 am

    • Merci beaucoup, Val.

      February 9, 2013 at 7:32 pm

  3. wonderful…

    February 5, 2013 at 9:06 am

    • Thank you, Yvonne.

      February 9, 2013 at 7:32 pm

  4. The tree on the right is what draws my eye. Old buildings, not so much. 😦 Once again I’m probably the odd man out (not at all unusual), but derelict buildings suggest decay and neglect to me. I can’t quite wrap myself around the appeal there.

    February 5, 2013 at 10:35 am

    • It seems that the tree is dead, as well…and probably does have a very rich history, too…I think that’s what I enjoy about the old buildings, etc…the lives that were lived in them…that kind of thing.

      February 9, 2013 at 7:34 pm

  5. A very successful series all round Scott! 🙂

    February 5, 2013 at 11:26 am

    • Thank you very much, Adrian…I’m glad you enjoyed them. 🙂

      February 9, 2013 at 7:35 pm

  6. They’re all wonderful – I think I like the B&W, the cloudy panorama & the sepia best. I guess the cloud banks tend to roll over that mountain in a similar way pretty often? It’s a great setting.

    February 5, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    • Thank you, Lynn…it was fun watching the photos come to life in their separate phases or looks…and the images were all made within minutes of each other, so the clouds just happened to be a relative constant on this particular afternoon…I was walking up and down the fence-line along the freeway trying to capture different perspectives….

      February 9, 2013 at 7:39 pm

  7. victoriaaphotography

    I like all the images (except the B & W which, now I’ve seen them all together, is not so appealing, even though I liked it when you posted it).
    This one looks very wintery and everything looks tinged with frost.

    February 5, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    • Thank you, Victoria…I enjoy viewing them all together…helps me identify the characteristics that I prefer and gives me ideas for other shots….

      February 9, 2013 at 7:46 pm

  8. Gunta got me asking myself what the appeal really is with abandoned buildings. I think it is the list of questions they come with: who lived there, when did they live there, why did they abandon everyting, etc. In other words-curiosity! I also like the historical aspect, probably even more. I think the last photo was my favorite out of all of these.

    February 5, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    • I am right there with you, Allen…the history and the questions that don’t have answers…all the possibilities, I suppose. This is my favorite photo, too…I really enjoy the rich earthy colors….

      February 9, 2013 at 7:49 pm

  9. So textural!

    February 5, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    • Thank you, Karen. 🙂

      February 9, 2013 at 7:49 pm

  10. Great series exploring composition, format and treatment. If push came to shove, I would go with the sepia, then the mono, but would be interested to know which is your favoured one, Scott.

    February 6, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    • Thank you, John…and I actually saved my favorite for last…there is something about the rich offerings of gold and brown in this one that really appeals to me…. Thank you for asking. 🙂

      February 9, 2013 at 7:55 pm

  11. I love the colours in this Scott, just gorgeous.

    February 7, 2013 at 2:30 am

    • I do, as well, Leanne…thank you. 🙂

      February 9, 2013 at 7:56 pm

  12. That is such a beautiful photo and I love the composition !

    February 7, 2013 at 11:06 am

    • Thank you, Jocelyne!

      February 9, 2013 at 7:57 pm

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