Photographing an old barn

I recently came across this great old barn. From the distance, it looks like any other old barn that you might find with weathered wood, dark corners, rusted metal and a variety of objects tossed about. My first few photographs were of the actual barn, but those left me a little uninspired after looking at them on the back of the camera. I spent the next several minutes just walking around, trying to figure out what about the barn did I find interesting. As it turns out, it is was the texture of the objects where metal and wood intersected. Both worn over time, but each developing a unique pattern, texture and story.

 

All images were captured on Nikon D300s with Lexar UDMA compact flash cards.

May 23, 2011

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