No need for fuel oil any more

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Comments (8)

Bruce MacIver on July 4, 2008

You have captured the essence of wabi-sabi in this , and many of your recent photos -- great stuff Marilyn!

Marilyn Whiteley on July 4, 2008

Thank you, Bruce. It certainly attracts me!

I was intending to add a note about the photo, so here goes:

Notice the corner of this house. Stone buildings are common in this area, generally made with a mixture of "found" stone and quarried local limestone which is used at least at the corners. I had never before seen a building that combined concrete corner pieces with stone!

©junebug on July 4, 2008

This is a beautiful capture, Marilyn! I really like the details in the wall, and the corner looks very unusual indeed! I also like the tall grass which even increases the impression of abandonment. Greetings, Anne

Ryan Calhoun on July 5, 2008

The corner of the wall is a wonderful detail, and I was thinking the concrete blocks looked a bit odd as well. I like the color in the other stones. It also works well as an abstract, with a mix of horizontal and vertical stripes. Cheers, Ryan

Marilyn Whiteley on July 5, 2008

Thanks, Anne and Ryan. I also took a shot that included a bit more, but I, too, liked the abstract, geometric qualities of the simpler view. Greetings, Marilyn

©Toodleberry on July 7, 2008

I like the message! It's like an environmentalist's porn centerfold. LOL. Away from the message it is well composed too. :)

Wil en Ed on July 8, 2008

It only needed a photographer......

Gr, Ed.

Marilyn Whiteley on July 8, 2008

Thanks, Chris and Ed.

Yes, Chris, at the rate we're going, we may all come to that!

Greetings, Marilyn

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 4, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Taken on 2008/06/26 13:47:08
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 23.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
    • No flash