Yesteryear by pflaume

Yesteryear

I went on a photography class outing today to a prairie to photograph wild flowers. We stopped at an abandoned farmhouse on the way where I took this shot. I liked the colors and textures in the weathered wood and the old doorknob. Someone at one time had closed the door to this place and never returned, leaving furnishings and personal items behind. The inhabitants now are the four legged variety!

More shots from the day will be coming soon!

Love this Lisa, the textures and tones are fabulous, old abandoned places are just great to photograph. It is even better viewed large!
May 26th, 2013  
AC
Love the textures and colors. Great capture!
May 26th, 2013  
@elaine55 Thank you so much, Elaine! It's so true. Dilapidation makes for great photo-ops!
May 26th, 2013  
Love the colors and textures, lady. Aren't finds like this so curious. I just wonder...Wonderful find. Looking forward to more!
May 26th, 2013  
Amazing colors and textures here, wow!
May 26th, 2013  
Love this. Great textures and tones and your composition is fantastic.
May 26th, 2013  
@amandal Thanks Amanda and AC! I appreciate your comments! @3rdxoff
May 26th, 2013  
Great capture with good textures. Reminds me of a door from my yesteryears...
May 26th, 2013  
Very nice!
May 26th, 2013  
Love it! Tells a story..
May 26th, 2013  
i so love this picture, love the colors. Great job Lisa. FAV!
May 26th, 2013  
Caz
Love the textures and colors
May 26th, 2013  
Fav. My kind of photo.
May 26th, 2013  
Feels like you could open the door to another era...great idea and pov!
May 26th, 2013  
Love the composition and tones in this shot!Great texture as well!
May 26th, 2013  
I hope the belongings weren't trashed. There is a lot of subtle color here, and it is my kind of photo.
May 26th, 2013  
Beautiful textures, tones and excellent composition.
May 26th, 2013  
Wonderful capture, Lisa. I love the textures and processing - very nice.
Sad about the abandonment - makes one wonder what happened.
May 26th, 2013  
wonderful textures in the wood and the doorknob that makes you want to enter. bet your class is awesome!
May 26th, 2013  
I love abandoned buildings. You've captured the mystery and beauty well.
May 26th, 2013  
The texture in the door in fantastic. Wonderful photo!
May 26th, 2013  
Love the tones of the green and brown of this beautiful composition! Amazing!
May 26th, 2013  
Stunning image has all the ingredients I love in an image Lisa : superb
May 26th, 2013  
is amazing on the big screen! FAV! So beautiful tones and texture, an nice comp!
May 26th, 2013  
This is wonderful - love the textures. Places that are just abandoned, complete with possessions are so haunting.I remember visiting Bodie, the ghost town, when I was about 13, and it made such an impression on me that I never forgot it. When I took my family there a couple of years ago it had exactly the same effect on my younger son.
May 26th, 2013  
A beautiful capture, with the tones so appealing, and the texture incredible! I also like how you chose to capture it horizontally whereas we typically imagine doors vertically. Your narrative of the abandoned place that looks like someone left unexpectedly leaves you wondering why . . .
May 26th, 2013  
Rik
Love the textures. Great shot
May 26th, 2013  
beautiful shot. love your pov with the handle & mid door with panels missing. Intrigues me to what inside. Lovely light & tones of texture
May 26th, 2013  
Love the colors, textures and pov...beautiful!
May 26th, 2013  
Amy
Great shot Lisa. Doors are terrific subjects
May 26th, 2013  
Love this! Great texture and the POV makes me watch that doorknob to see if it will turn...
May 26th, 2013  
Love it too, great textures, colors and beautiful light ! Looking forward to your pictures of the photography class :-))
May 26th, 2013  
Great lines and textures. Color too. Like the mystery of the way you've described it.
May 26th, 2013  
That weathered green is glorious. Love your POV.
May 26th, 2013  
I love old shots like this. Keep posting.
May 26th, 2013  
Great shot!
May 26th, 2013  
Lovely textures & composition.
May 26th, 2013  
Terrific shot that captures the weathering and textures!
May 26th, 2013  
LOVE!!
May 26th, 2013  
Super dof and love all the wood textures. Really like the composition you have chosen too. Looking forward to seeing more from your class!
May 26th, 2013  
Great capture.
May 26th, 2013  
Wonderful colours and textures! Hope you enjoyed your outing.
May 26th, 2013  
Pea
Great find Lisa. This old door makes for a really interesting shot. Love the textures and lines
May 26th, 2013  
I really like this close-up of part of the door: the colours and patterning are really eye-catching,
May 26th, 2013  
That's a bit sad and mysterious but as so many people have pointed out makes a wonderful photographic subject. Look forward to seeing the other shots too Lisa.
May 26th, 2013  
Like you say the colours and textures are amazing. Great shot
May 26th, 2013  
this is wonderful Lisa. Great colors, texture and the composition is fabulous. You have a great eye!
May 27th, 2013  
Came across this again looking for your today shot and had to fav it.
May 27th, 2013  
Really love the textures. Simply a fabulous shot, Lisa. Fav.
May 27th, 2013  
Great shot. Really makes you wonder about who used that door knob over the years even though it's such a simple every day object!
May 27th, 2013  
Gorgeous shot Lisa! A fav! The tones and textures of this are just wonderful. Seems kinda sad a home was left to deteriorate.
May 27th, 2013  
I wish my camera club would go on outings! Great detail Lisa! I can see why it caught your eye!
May 27th, 2013  
Wow, a great find. Its probably a very old house and deteriorating...
May 27th, 2013  
Fantastic, did you get any interior shots, Lisa?
May 27th, 2013  
@taz_o I agree completely. That's how it felt here, too. I have heard that Bodie is a really interesting place. Would love to visit someday. Where do you live, Tamzin?
May 27th, 2013  
@pflaume I'm in London, but I spent a lot of time in the US as a child and we've had a couple of family holidays there in the last few years. Definitely recommend Bodie!
May 27th, 2013  
Love the colours, textures and your framing! Looks like a fab old property - hope you enjoyed the workshop - looking forward to seeing the photos! : )
May 27th, 2013  
Wow! Fav, for the tones, lines, textures, composition, atmosphere! Fantastic job!
May 27th, 2013  
Love the lines colours and texture here. Gorgeous composition and focus. I love discoveries like this. Sounds and looks like a great outing.
May 27th, 2013  
gorgeous textures! I love the colour processing too Lisa!
May 27th, 2013  
love the composition and colors here! nostalgic shot!
May 27th, 2013  
love the textures. nice crop too :)
May 27th, 2013  
Love this... love the textures in it... fabulous shot.
May 27th, 2013  
Very nice! Fav
May 27th, 2013  
Wonderful find nicely captured
May 27th, 2013  
I'm working backwards thru photos on 365, and as I've faved the ones that come after this, I can say you are on a roll! FAVE LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS
May 28th, 2013  
Incredible - your photos are just getting better and better - love them all - fav
May 28th, 2013  
The texture and tones are fabulous!
May 28th, 2013  
Great POV and nice processing with the soft colours
May 28th, 2013  
Absolutely gorgeous colours and textures, love this kind of work. Fav!
May 29th, 2013  
@fishy Sorry for not responding to you sooner, Andrew. I did not go inside nor did I want to. One of the windows was broken so I keep my head inside and the smell of animal feces was very overpowering. Pack rat nests were clearly visible in the seats of old armchairs. We didn't see any animals but I figured that most were nocturnal and I didn't want to wake them.
May 30th, 2013  
@pflaume I don't blame you, I wouldn't have gone in either.
May 30th, 2013  
Great textures and fantastic processing. Love this shot.
May 30th, 2013  
Fab shot x
May 30th, 2013  
I echo the above comments.
May 31st, 2013  
Fabulous composition
June 3rd, 2013  
i would have shot this too. - love!!
June 4th, 2013  
Lovely poignant shot. Great processing to bring out the textures, and great muted tones.
June 4th, 2013  
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