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Neat Old Barn

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 15 February 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

On February 5, Ellie and I took a drive in the countryside. It was an incredible Springlike day (warm and sunny). Old barns are among my favorite subject matter. If it looks like everything is going downhill, it was. The frame is an onOne acid burn frame.

Nikon D700 1/160 second F/9.0 ISO 200 85 mm (35mm equiv.)

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

absolutely awesome love this shot so clear and crisp love the framing too. 5 stars from me

15 Feb 2010 5:41am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful barn and countryside. Nice frame too.
Sorry if you had another page as my webhost change my new blog access to his own page during a control.
I hope it won't happen often...

15 Feb 2010 6:03am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

this old barn is colorful. I enjoyed this

15 Feb 2010 6:28am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Superbe bois sur cette vielle grange aux jolies formes

15 Feb 2010 6:35am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Very beautiful! The light is superb. I like your post processing too. Well done

15 Feb 2010 6:57am

@Magda: How are you doing? I've missed you.

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture light and colors

15 Feb 2010 7:01am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

This old barn is charming. I especially like seeing through the doors to the field on the other side.

15 Feb 2010 7:24am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! This is stunning! The clarity is fantastic - so crisp and clear. You capture old barns beautifully. 5 stars for sure from me.

15 Feb 2010 8:34am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A wooden house of your dreams ... perhaps an abandoned farmhouse full of memories! The ambient light very suggestive. A great edition! Perfect dear Jack! Many kisses! Adela

15 Feb 2010 9:11am

k@ from Paris, France

Love those old ones, and your colors are vivid to bring it to life as a brand new one

15 Feb 2010 9:17am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful shot.. beautifully framed.

15 Feb 2010 9:46am

Lyl and Roll from Besançon, France

Typical... We "are" there with you.... Felling and hearing the wind the trees...

15 Feb 2010 10:17am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Lovely to see it still standing (just about!). A perfect, well composed shot.

15 Feb 2010 10:43am

sil from Italy

Beautiful colors and sorroundings

15 Feb 2010 10:44am

Mhélène from Paris, France

beautiful ! i like very much those old barns in nature !

15 Feb 2010 10:47am

Sylvie from France

Vos vieilles granges ne ressemblent pas du tout à celles que nous avons en France. Elles sont du plus bel effet !

15 Feb 2010 12:00pm

@Sylvie: Merci.

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

Very beautiful Jack! I like your new frame!

15 Feb 2010 1:21pm

Ken from United States

Just Great Jack!

15 Feb 2010 1:57pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Great find!

15 Feb 2010 2:04pm

lux from Munich, Germany

For me this foto stands in a long tradition of American photography. And I loke it.

15 Feb 2010 2:07pm

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Fabulous colors Jack..... perfect light to bring out the various color tones

15 Feb 2010 2:38pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Nice photo on a gorgeous winter day.

15 Feb 2010 2:49pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

the tones are wonderful - love this image!

15 Feb 2010 3:02pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

If I still painted very much this would be the kind of subject I would choose. Lovely shot, Jack.

15 Feb 2010 3:26pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Lovely barn :)) Beautiful light !

15 Feb 2010 3:30pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

this is fantastic work

15 Feb 2010 3:42pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I love old sheds and houses....picture perfect Jack!

15 Feb 2010 3:46pm

Don from spokane, United States

I like to shoot old barns (a disappearing breed I fear). This is an excellent shot of one. Nice detail and color.

15 Feb 2010 4:12pm

alex centrella from California, United States

what a cool barn..great find !

15 Feb 2010 4:12pm

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

So much character and charm. A lovely composition, Jack.

15 Feb 2010 4:26pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

charming old barn ! I love the beautiful tree, light and shadows !

15 Feb 2010 4:56pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Gran composicion y la luz de las ramas es fantastica

15 Feb 2010 5:06pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

What a great looking old barn with the beautiful spring hue all around. I love the shadow of the branches dancing on the barn roof.

15 Feb 2010 5:13pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Wonderful catch, and great processing on it to complete it !!

15 Feb 2010 5:29pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

It takes so little to this barn into a charming cottage! I am always amazed by the rotten tree! This very special tone green that is also found in our forests! A gentle and peaceful image!

15 Feb 2010 5:38pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Excellent shot. I like the type of barns in your area. the style differs a lot from what we have over here.

15 Feb 2010 6:00pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

excellent capture of this old farm, very nice landascape

15 Feb 2010 6:32pm

tataray from St Laurs, France

Belle grange !... Et magnifique luminosité.
Bien encadré... Joli

15 Feb 2010 6:51pm

lydia from Paris, France

Very charming barn in the sun !!

15 Feb 2010 7:13pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

The frame is a perfect choice for this beautiful barn. I love the style and roof shapes of your barns too, I can see why you enjoy photographing them.

15 Feb 2010 7:21pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

It's an excellent photo Jack. You show well the age of the barn and there is plenty of color in this image. I don't want to be critical, ever to my friends, but I will just say your photography stands alone without the need for trendy or trick frames/borders.

15 Feb 2010 7:32pm

@Self-Indulgence: Thank you. I do the frames and borders because "I" like them. The first paragraph in your About page expresses it quite well.

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

crisp and clear, and the light looks very inviting for a country walk ;)
the trees in your shots are always something special, this one reaches out to the barn, like caressing it, lovely.

15 Feb 2010 8:00pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

I imagine in the very western, with this image!
friendships, jack!

15 Feb 2010 8:21pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Fantastic processing; I love how you've framed thiis.

15 Feb 2010 8:25pm

Evening Song Imagery from Springfield, WV, United States

Jack I love this one. Beautiful light in the trees and it gives me a warm feeling.

15 Feb 2010 9:23pm

Reflecteur from Gothenburg, Sweden

Great shot!
The textures and the colours are excellent!

15 Feb 2010 9:43pm

hgmartins photography from Ontario, GTA, Canada

Very good lighting, I feel like I am looking out a window.

15 Feb 2010 9:52pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

I hope I did not offend you with my comment but I feel that I have by your response. I just meant to say that you take such amazing photos that, as I said, they stand well on their own merit. Of course it is your gallery and your choice. This was only my opinion, but be assured it was a high opinion of your work that was given. No insult was meant.

15 Feb 2010 10:04pm

@Self-Indulgence: No, you didn't offend me at all. Personally, I wish that there was more openness and honesty on Am3. In Corvallis, I meet with two different groups where we regularly critique each other's work. And we are not the least bit reticent to say what we think and feel. As you well know, the diversity of opinion on frames is nothing compared to people's opinions on HDR :)) Thanks again for your kind comments. And please, please say what you think.

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

Lovely detail and colours Jack. How great to have you pop by Flickr -- thanks so much.

15 Feb 2010 10:59pm

@Diane Schuller: Because of time constraints, I rarely respond to Flickr. I'll try to do better.

Mirza Ahmad from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nice one Jack.

15 Feb 2010 11:52pm

Michael from Shell Village, United Kingdom

A beautiful rural scene with that old barn, colours look lovely.

16 Feb 2010 12:33am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It may be old but, it's still picturesque. Nice one!

16 Feb 2010 1:06am

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Canada

The light and your processing gives it an almost translucent quality, well done!

16 Feb 2010 1:26am

Ajay from Pune, India

With such abundance of the trees and green grounds... now whoever said the nature is dying.

16 Feb 2010 1:29am

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

I just got onOne. Like their frames. Really like old barns myself - great find.

16 Feb 2010 2:04am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Love this, I to love old barns, I hope to get a car next month so I can get ut of the city looking for them

16 Feb 2010 2:36am

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

I've been a little absent from your site... not sure where the heck I've been.. ;-) apologies, my friend.

And this barn is so full of soul and character.. Excellent!!

16 Feb 2010 2:40am

@amy: You just don't love me any more :))

Chris Giovannis from Sydney, Australia

Cracking barn shot, great EVERYTHING...details are tops!!

16 Feb 2010 3:19am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Gorgeous! I love old barns too, and could spend hours.....I love all their textures and rust- decayed wood and moss....

16 Feb 2010 3:42am

Manola from Bassens, France

I like seeing it kinds of American houses!!!! It is really typical!!!

16 Feb 2010 5:14am

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

what a terrific, rustic old barn! beautifully captured!

16 Feb 2010 5:47am

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

This a fantastic capture, Jack. This is my kind of barn - worn from years of use, but not falling apart at the seams yet.

16 Feb 2010 7:14am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

This is definitely a 5**** image in my book. I'll leave the frame discussion alone. :D
I love the design of this old barn and you did it justice.

16 Feb 2010 1:52pm

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

P-e-r-f-e-c-t Image - detail is great, the trees and the barn are excellent and the frame gives the scene a specially touch - 5***** :-))

16 Feb 2010 3:37pm

Tricia from Missourah, United States

I just love old barn photos - The history wrapped up in them is just so interesting to me. Fantastic capture! I love it!

16 Feb 2010 4:00pm

Meysam from Montreal, Canada

Such vivid colours and wonderful scene!

16 Feb 2010 4:04pm

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

a great find...wonderful shot!

16 Feb 2010 7:52pm

Celeb from Madrid, Spain

Nice place to photograph. Well done postprocessing...

16 Feb 2010 8:37pm

keith from killarney, Ireland

I wish we had barns like this in Ireland, such atmosphere wonderful

17 Feb 2010 2:38pm

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

Beautiful barn colors...and the branches of tree on the left are amazing, love the green light!

17 Feb 2010 3:41pm

Juliana from Smolan, United States

Great barn!

25 Feb 2010 2:07am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

I love old barns and you got a beautiful one here....the tones are superb....

25 Feb 2010 5:54pm