On Saturday on my way back from transporting B3 to his soccer match in a neighbouring town I did something that has been in my heart for a long time.
I took photos of old rusty buildings in our area.
B3 was not overly impressed about this slow trip home, but he helped take some of the photos from the left hand side of the car.
Some of these were taken while I stopped on the road when there was no traffic, or on the edge of the road.
I had to assure a few people that nothing was wrong with my car, I was just taking photos!
I have used picmonkey to edit them.
I simply auto adjusted, did some minimal cropping on some and then applied a sketchedy border and my watermark.
What do you think?
I keep thinking I would love to publish a book called "tin roof... rusted!" to celebrate all the glorious old farm buildings that have seen better days.
Or maybe a series of postcards?
This first picture is actually of a building fenced off with a sign saying crown land, luckily there was a hole big enough for me to point the camera through to get a decent shot.
For a very long time- probably since I saw Flash Dance as a teenager I have thought it would be cool to live in a warehouse, or barn or old church, so every time I drive past this building I think of how cool it would be to turn it into a home with that huge deck out the front overlooking the river.
This vine covered shed is just up the road from the first building.
This little brick outhouse is one of two on a private property with an old school building.
The school building itself is hard to get a photo of as it is under a lot of trees.
first one side
and then the other of an old dairy, that looks like it still sees some use.
See the river peaking through the trees
Corragated iron siding
this doesn't look too bad...
... until you see the other side.
Here is an old milk can used as a mail box.
These three photos are all of an old house that is not far from me.
I think it is amazing that the chimney is intact along with the roof albeit rather rusted, the louvres on the veranda are even still there but the walls are all gone.
I suspect that they have been removed to use elsewhere around the farm.
Do you like these rustic photos?
Do you think they have potential?