Paradise Lost

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Comments (6)

Sixten Imgs on March 17, 2013

Excellent photography, Ken. Three fine photos in one. The darkened edges frame it so well, and the two window scenes are like two paintings someone left on the wall.

giselaplewe on March 17, 2013

LIKE, heute leider nur in Kurzform möglich! Grüße, gisela

kenfowkes on March 18, 2013

This beautiful photograph gets me thinking about the people who enjoyed the pretty view out those windows, and slept in those beds, and what misfortune fell upon them.

Kenneth Kruse on March 18, 2013

Sixten Too often I find myself sacrificing one thing for another in a composition, in this particular case it all kind of fell together.


Long form or short, it's always nice to hear from you Gisela. I too have been short of time in recent days so can completely understand!


It was a very strange place Ken, it's adjacent to a defunct lumber mill that was shuttered after the big tree's stopped being harvested. It seems the choice was made to close it rather than retool for the smaller logs of modern day. This house appears almost as if it were untouched following the hasty departure of it's tennants, quite similar to a post-apocalypse movie set.

Lynn Duerksen on March 31, 2013

I agree with Sixten. It is like three fine photos. The scenery out side makes one feel like jumping in, cleaning up and restoring the place to enjoy. Its also hard to believe a photo can be that enjoyable without color. I guess it leaves more for the imagination. Like & Fav

Dave Smith on May 1, 2013

Ruins of the past with a future of promise. Great photo :) L&F.. Dave and Maggie

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Photo taken in Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Cascade Locks, OR 97014, USA

Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 17, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Kenneth Kruse
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5100
    • Taken on 2013/03/14 08:17:04
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 11.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -3.00 EV
    • No flash

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