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The ride home

  • Posted June 13, 2008 by Lissa Viewed 2586 times

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Random shots taken on the trip home from vacation.

I spotted this house on the way to the Outer Banks. I wanted to photograph it on the way home, so I saved the location in the GPS so we could find it again. Yay for electronic gadgets!

I wanted to get a closer look, but the property was fenced off. This was as close as I could get. I was a bit disappointed, as I would love to photograph it from the back. I know the upstairs back wall was pretty much gone, as you could see the sky through the front window.

Another “happy accident.” We spotted a sign for a nature preserve, so we pulled off the highway onto a gravel road. We traveled down the road a good ways, but the only nature we saw was a couple of turtles in a ditch. I liked the lines of the crop rows, so I just lazily took this shot out the side window as we drove by.

At first I was mildly disappointed that it was so out of focus (I know, not very realistic of me). However, after looking at it again, it kind of reminded me of a Monet painting. I guess you could call this Impressionist Photography.

Shameless, I know. :)

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    • # Breezer M.

      aww i totally feel you with wanting to get out and photograph the house more, that's too bad, but the first shot is great.

      i'm LOVING your monet impersonation ~_^ good work!

      2008.06.15 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Kerry

      I really like both of these! That house is quite the impressive find for a photo... and yes, I agree that electronic gadget was great to have hahaha!!
      I do agree with you about the second shot though - it is pretty great! The crop lines make it very fantastic :)

      2008.06.14 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Julie

      Oh, I like them both! Very unique find.
      I like the blurred effect in the last shot, and I'm faving the first one.

      2008.06.13 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Mario Jean

      Wow! That house is creepily (!?) amazing!!!
      Superbly photographed too. Of course, it had to be B&W. SUperb.
      And I agree, that second shot is very interesting and beautiful.

      2008.06.13 Edited Reply Cancel