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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Rural Junk

I had the opportunity to take a few things to my Aunt's house last week. She wasn't there when we got there so I took the opportunity to poke around. Of course I had my camera in hand and took a few shots. I only had my 55-300 with me, was expecting Big Horn Sheep or Deer by the side of the road. What I get for thinking I guess.

Anyway, I was fascinated by the patina of rust and ageing on an old metal cabinet in the back yard. So I spent a few minutes working it. I got two compositions I liked enough to take a shot.

Something about the color and hue just does something for me.

Something about the dual nature of the two handles speaks to me, perhaps it is the ability of some to withstand corrosive environments, while others succumb. Or just being the last man standing.

Again I see a losing battle with the elements, with a few last spots going screaming and kicking into the abyss. What is the value of fighting even when there is no hope?


2 comments:

bluekat said...

Very cool images. There is something about rust and decay that is intriguing, and photogenic. I do the same thing at my mom's place. It's our old farm, and it is chock full of old buildings and rusting, decaying stuff.

amnesix said...

I love this series. Thank you !