Kansas City, Missouri
too old to shoot with digital! best...jerry
3 Oct 2008 5:39am
@ordinaryimages: me, or the buildings? :-)
at your best Grant ! deep blacks, great midtones, and a desoultion in the emotion
3 Oct 2008 6:09am
@Matt Sutton: thanks very much matt
I like the distance you've taken it from so that the sky and the foreground enhance the shot as well.
3 Oct 2008 7:27am
The two houses seem downright snuggle together. I agree with Lisa, the free space in front of the buildings and the high sky above them makes the photo. Great images!
3 Oct 2008 8:48am
very nice cityscape
3 Oct 2008 11:45am
Very desolate. The concrete is wall to wall with no room for things of beauty. No wonder you felt as if you could feel/breathe the air around my meadow flowers.
3 Oct 2008 1:04pm
@Rachael: sometimes i find these places beautiful too.
Une belle atmosphère urbaine et désertique.
3 Oct 2008 1:59pm
Your empty spaces are always more empty and the silence more silent - Your ability to capture that I find remarkable.
3 Oct 2008 2:21pm
@daina: thank you very much daina
Gives me a "dark" feeling but that also mean that it is a great picture!
3 Oct 2008 3:54pm
Is the economy doing this or are you purposely seeking out abandoned structures. Don't get me wrong, you know I like abandoned structures, but I'm curious too. Love it in greyscale...nice composition.
3 Oct 2008 4:14pm
PS...the reason I asked is I saw my home town of Dayton, Ohio in the top 10 cities of decline or some such title. All of the industry has left taking the jobs with them.
3 Oct 2008 4:15pm
@sherri: sherri - i don't mind the question at all. but, actually, these buildings aren't abandoned. i just tend to show up an unpopular times - saturday and sunday afternoons.
Surreal! This downtown is kinda empty.
3 Oct 2008 6:04pm
The Big Picture... this is great getting a bigger view.
3 Oct 2008 8:24pm
@Observing: thanks mike
Since I find shooting buildings to be threatening, I never cease to be amazed at the beauty and quality of your work. Great photo!
4 Oct 2008 2:34am
@Bill: thanks bill. your landscapes are amazing. i guess we all have our preferred subjects. i do like buildings.
Did you wait in long time till people disappeared from there? This is great expression. I really love this image.
4 Oct 2008 2:49am
@Makoto: no, no wait at all - typical sunday...
Great space in the foreground! Seems like a ghost town, voices and footsteps echo.
4 Oct 2008 4:23am
super. agree with above...silence, desolation, eeriness...all perfectly captured.
4 Oct 2008 1:38pm
really nice composition here and fantastic tones. i love the sense of desolation.
5 Oct 2008 4:18pm
Looks almost post-apocalyptic.
5 Oct 2008 11:32pm
@Twelvebit: it has that feel on an empty sunday
the relationships of objects and space in your photos always keeps me on the edge of my proverbial 'seat' -- wonderfully done here mate -- my favorite parks of course: the arched tire track marks and that wonderful sky!
7 Oct 2008 4:29am
@dj.tigersprout: thanks very much dj
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