Jan 12 Walkabout

by Russell Smith January. 12, 2021 180 views

What to do when the boss (wife) is at work and well you need to be quiet and by work I mean working from home. I am certin that I will show you more around town as the year progresses but for now Humboldt,Tn if you plug it into a search engine One of the first things you will see is Strawberry Festival. In time I will show you some of the strawberries around town but they were not the focus of today. I decided to take a left and see what I could see.

Industrial is not quite an explaination but then again Agriculture is not right either. Industrial Ag that is what comes to mind. This is such a cool little slice of town so I will be back.

I went out with inspiration from Peter.be.photography The graphical nature of his work is beautiful to me. Simple graphical That is what I was searching for. Blue sky so contrasty light. I wanted shadows without blowing out the sky. That I achieved. This was a wall of I think Swamp Coolers judging from the way it looked to me the cool thing is they were spaced out rather nicely so I wanted to play with that just a bit.

On my way back to the house I caught a Red and yellow sigh on the side of a building so well I thought what the hell I need to go a block up anyway so I wandered closer to see what it was.

A sign for a cola that I have never seen before and it looks like it was hidden by a wall of what was a building at one point.

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Chuck Staruch 4 days, 12 hours ago

#2 Pops!  Looks Great.camera

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Russell Smith Replied to Chuck Staruch 4 days, 10 hours ago

I appreciate it

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Helen Hooker 1 week, 2 days ago

Love the contrasts in no.2

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Russell Smith Replied to Helen Hooker 4 days, 10 hours ago

It was such a neat find

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Jay Boggess 1 week, 2 days ago

Nice work and I can see Peter's influence in these quite well! smile

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Russell Smith Replied to Jay Boggess 4 days, 10 hours ago

Thank you :)

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Jay Boggess Replied to Russell Smith 2 days, 5 hours ago

Always a treat, Amigo!+1

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Christine Andrada 1 week, 4 days ago

Love the work

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Russell Smith Replied to Christine Andrada 1 week, 3 days ago

Thank you .

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Antonio Gil 1 week, 4 days ago

Great tribute to Peter's blog. Your last one reminds some amazing pictures from the 50's.

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Russell Smith Replied to Antonio Gil 1 week, 3 days ago

I honestly think that is the era it is from. Most likely it is in good condition due to a wall covering it for ages.

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Berckmans Peter 1 week, 4 days ago

Love that cola sign, it jumps out in the photo. Thanks for the mention.

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Russell Smith Replied to Berckmans Peter 1 week, 3 days ago

Quite welcome and I love that sign it is definately something that I have not seen before.

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