Archive for the ‘Abandoned’ Category

It’s happening all across America … cabins, shacks, barns and evidence of our heritage are disappearing! Made from natural materials they are returning to their beginnings, to end their stories in this world. I’ve learned to capture their existence when I see them. They may be gone before I’m there again. When I look around […]


Well … I’ve been at it again … roaming the countryside looking for something, anything, that speaks to me! This set combines some country charm with historic remains. Some of these images were shot on a fun group outing with two photo friends, and others on enjoyable solo adventures, wandering back roads. I thoroughly enjoy […]


During May travels I was glad to see the town of Independence still there and that efforts had been made to preserve some of its structures. I had visited a couple of times years ago and now better equipped with camera gear, I was thrilled to find subjects I wanted to shoot. Independence sprang up […]


A recent visit to an old mining ghost town gave me the opportunity to add to my Windows & Doors Gallery! I’ve written about the symbolic meaning of windows and doors before. Windows and doors belonging to old, weathered buildings act as portals to the past. For me, they offer a lot for the imagination […]


In my last post I talked about exploring many different photographic subjects before coming full circle … back to landscapes and Americana, which includes abandoned places and artifacts. My fascination with little shacks, old barns and abandoned Americana goes all the way back to childhood. I’ve accepted these subjects as well as landscapes as my […]


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26Feb18

I didn’t realize how many photos with structures I’ve shot recently until I started reviewing my folders. I like to work my photography in stages … shooting mode, processing mode, then posting. Processing is often necessary to decide whether or not I like a particular image and if it’s worthy of showing on my blog. […]


Abandoned Utah

04Feb18

The West has its share of abandoned buildings, and cars too … usually leftovers from mining or pioneer days. Simply built and now weathered, many seem to be hanging by a thread and against all odds! I’ve already discovered many that are close to home, and within reach, so it’s always fun to look for […]