Sunday, November 6, 2011

I Heart Macro: Rusty

While out walking near the beach at Fort Monroe last week, I got some shots of a nearby building that has been in the elements for a looooong time.  The wear of the paint and metal was just too cool!  This is a bit of window and sill.  I'm not really sure what's inside of the building.  I think it's some kind of mechanical shop but since it was a Sunday afternoon, there weren't any people around.
Here's a bit of the sun-touched rusty finish on the side of the building.  I took dozens of shots...even had Curt holding me up precariously on a pedestal so I could get the right angle of light.  He is such a good sport!
And then I practiced my photoshopping a bit with this one and I love it!  
Here's a final shot that's not so macro but still captures more of that crunchy texture:

Enjoy your extra long Sunday!

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12 comments:

  1. I love rust, you got some awesome shots!!

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  2. what wonderful photos, great textures with the rust

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  3. Great textures, Jen! The second and third photos would make great texture overlays!

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  4. How cool! I love anything with rust or chipped pain and you found them all in one subject! I love the edit where you added blue. Sally is right, they would make amazing texture overlays!

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  5. Wow, these are some great photos! I just love rusty crusty chippy stuff!

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  6. Just shows there is beauty in everything! These are great shots!

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  7. Such beautiful colors and textures in the rust you found! Too bad the rust that shows up at my place doesn't look this good! :-) Wonderful photos!

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  8. Ooooohhhhh, these are just great. I also love me some rusty bits! Such great texture.

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  10. Amazing how it looks like another planet!

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  11. Love,love, love all things rusty! Great shots. These will make awesome paper backgrounds!

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