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Thursday, May 28, 2009

FALLEN WALL

Lucy Corrander - Fallen Wall - May 11th 2009


6 comments:

Sujomi (SuzyH) said...

It seems that old crumbling bricks contain so many interesting tales. I wish I knew how to get them to speak to me!

The texture and angle of this shot is excellent Lucy.

Lucy Corrander said...

Hi Suzi.

This wall is part of the ruins of what I think was a World War Two gun emplacement.

I could have made the bricks look warmer but the colours here are accurate and it isn't the kind of picture one wants to make pretty - when it isn't. The bricks really are this rather horrid redish colour and the mud is grey - the kind you can sink in and very dark when wet.

I showed a bigger area from the same site a couple of weeks ago, I don't know whether you saw it?

http://picturesjustpictures.blogspot.com/2009/05/now-war-is-over.html

and said a little about it in the comments there. I am very affected by these scars in our landscape and take them as a reminder of how important peace is.

Lucy

bentonflocke said...

great and interesting shot - love the texture!

elk said...

oh how I enjoy images of bricks..something about the texture...the lines!

Hermes said...

I agree with Elk and thank goodness they never had to be used.

Lucy Corrander said...

Angelika, Elk and Hermes - I'm glad you like the photo of the fallen wall. I wasn't sure what people would make of it because it is very dark (in several senses) compared with pictures of other walls I've posted here - which have had a much warmer atmosphere.

Lucy

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