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Cold Storage

TGIF once again! The past couple of weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind, but I have a little down time scheduled for this weekend. I can use it. ;-)

To close out the week I thought I would also close out the Winter (hopefully) with this shot of a storage barn. This was taken during the last significant snowfall we had some weeks back. I also captured this pondduring that same outing. So, no more snow shots from this location for awhile. I'm putting them in cold storage... I'm ready for Spring.

Cold Storage
Cold Storage

Here's to a safe & great weekend!

I hope you have an opportunity to make some magic with your cameras and create a few memories. Thanks so much for your support here, it's always appreciated very much. ;-)

Swing by my PINTEREST page where I've been collecting a few goodies. It's a work in progress but you just may see some photography of interest.

Thanks for visiting!

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Falling Apart

It's Friday... again! Where does the time go? The subject of today's post has surely seen it's share of time. An old barn is now falling apart as the the elements, gravity and time itself begin to win the battle. I came upon this while doing a little rur-ex in Millenbeck Virginia, a small community along the Rappahannock River. This area has been a second home for me for more than 3 decades now. Like many older communities, modern times have arrived and many older structures are left to yesteryear. They do however provide a glimpse in the past and photo ops for folks like you and me. :-)

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Falling Apart
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Thanks for all the support, visits and comments. I truly enjoy interacting with each and every one of you.

Be safe and have a great weekend!

Still Standing

In a previous post we visited a tree farm where there were acres of evergreen trees neatly lined up in rows. Today, we take another point of view, one that always causes me to wonder about times past. Whenever I see an old building I think about how things must have been in it's glory days when it was all spiffed up and standing proudly. The builders must have had a high degree of admiration for their accomplishment. But that was yesteryear. Well weathered and worn, these two buildings have seen their better days. One is a barn, while the other may have had another purpose, not sure. You can see that many years have past since the stood proudly. Nevertheless, they are "Still Standing".

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Still Standing

I ran the 3 exposure through Photomatix then pulled them into CS5 where a Topaz Adjust layer was employed. Topping things off was a light vignette via onOne Software's FocalPoint 2.

Camera: Nikon D5000

Lens: Nikkor 18-200mm

Processing: Photomatix Pro 4 – Photoshop CS5 - FocalPoint 2Topaz Adjust

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