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Lovely Old Cabin

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 20 January 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I find myself magnetically attracted to old buildings regardless of the quality of the architecture. Although, I must say that I am envious of you who live in places with such marvelous old (sometimes ancient) architecture. Old buildings help to put our own lives in perspective.

For us in the United States, this is a great day!

Nikon D300 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 200 99 mm (35mm equiv.)

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

I, too, love old buildings... the character, the textures, the lives that had thrived there. Nicely done, Jack!

20 Jan 2009 5:03am

@amy: Amy, my favorite are old barns, especially those that are falling in.

Jean-François from LES ISSAMBRES, France

tu as des lumières sublimes .... tout est beau ....j'aimerais y vivre !

20 Jan 2009 5:32am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

La nature a pris le dessus.... Celui qui y vit est vraiment en pleine nature...
De bien belles lumières

20 Jan 2009 6:29am

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

Ah ah ... Is it your second house Jack ?

20 Jan 2009 6:57am

@Lydie et Roland: It wouldn't be a bad get away. It's in a beautiful area, next to a Nature Preserve.

rem_la from Villiers, France

un petit coin bien tranquille !

20 Jan 2009 7:05am

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

A lovely place ! So bucolic !

20 Jan 2009 7:42am

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Belle lumière! cet endroit respire la tranquillité!

20 Jan 2009 7:49am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

What a great photo I love the light

20 Jan 2009 8:44am

Ajay from Pune, India

Thank you for visiting my photos and your nice comments. I have been seeing your portfolio. You really have some very creative shots. Well... you've been in the field for a very very long time. :-)

20 Jan 2009 8:49am

-1q5yChØt!c- from karaj, Iran

Very Beautiful and lovely shot...bravo!!!

20 Jan 2009 8:49am

BoB from Italy

great light, I like this kind of abandoned shot

20 Jan 2009 8:55am

Catalin from Bucharest, Romania

great shot. for all of us is a great day today

20 Jan 2009 9:03am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

a quiet place for romantic lovers !

20 Jan 2009 9:36am

Manuel from Spain

Well contrast. May be it'll be better a more extend panoramic

20 Jan 2009 10:49am

Barbara from Florida, United States

They make wonderful places for adventure and fabulous images, although this one looks like the porch roof is supported with 2 x 4's.
I enjoy too capturing the old wood and rustic pieces of old structures.
Besides being an incredible day in history I feel hopeful for our country.

20 Jan 2009 1:05pm

@Barbara: I feel more hopeful even than when Jack Kennedy was inaugurated; I was 25, and about to go through the turbulent 60s living in the Bay Area of California. It was an exciting time. But today certainly trumps that. We, and the whole world, are so desperate for leadership.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I like your crop on this image. Detail in the tree and shadows on the broadside of the structure, but still giving us a bit of detail of what lies within. Nice work.

20 Jan 2009 1:50pm

Marcah from Quincy, United States

Wonderful composition. Love the mossy roof.

20 Jan 2009 2:02pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

nice composition

20 Jan 2009 2:26pm

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

The composition and detail is delightful, a photograph that beckons me inside to explore this wonderful old structure. Superbly observed, Jack

20 Jan 2009 2:28pm

@EYES WIDE SHUT: Paul, Anyone who spends as much time in this country as you do is certainly a fellow citizen on this historic day.

Steve Rice from United States

A lovely old tree too. A pleasing composition. Well done.

20 Jan 2009 4:09pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Wonderful light and colours.

20 Jan 2009 5:19pm

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Looks like that cabin has seen better days. Although, I'm with you, I do have an appreciation for older architecture!

20 Jan 2009 7:00pm

NarB from Bruxelles, Belgium

Quiet place with the lovely old tree.

20 Jan 2009 8:20pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

More beautiful and more romantic than "my" cabin... I like the moss on the roof.

20 Jan 2009 9:45pm

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

John, ta petite maison dans la forêt est superbe, si tu viens un jour en France, je te prête mon chalet et tu découvres tout ce que tu veux, ça te dirait ?? Ce serait une superbe rencontre entre passionnés de photos ..je ne plaisante pas, c'est en toute amitié.

20 Jan 2009 9:58pm

@Alivia: Thank you, Dane, that would be lovely. Jack

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

J'aime cette vieille cabane dans la foret et les marques de la nature qui reprend ses droits...
And thank you so much for your kind words Jack, they are a great comfort for me... :-)

20 Jan 2009 11:09pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

I am with you on liking old buildings,
and this is a superb capture wonderful lighting
and indeed a great Day for America and the world I believe

21 Jan 2009 1:58am

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

I like old buildings, too. It is a shame to see them in such disrepair, but they do make for some good photo opportunities.

21 Jan 2009 6:22am

Claus Petersen from herfølge, Denmark

Looks like a nice place to hide ;-)

21 Jan 2009 8:53am

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

This is really nice!

21 Jan 2009 11:59am

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

Wow, would this old place make a great fixer-upper. Nice capture.

21 Jan 2009 7:00pm

rokhsana from tehran, Iran

really sharp and alive!

23 Jan 2009 1:46pm