This week the Lens Artist team have invited us to find places and things that have “seen better days“. Take a look at Tina’s over at Travels and Trifles to get more information.
I copied Tina’s idea of framing my photos using the app that came with my iMac, Photoscape X. I am debating whether to purchase the paid version, but seems quite expensive for the amount of time I would use it. Any suggestions of good photo editing apps, especially framing.
I came across the above houseboat while out walking a while ago. Obviously it has spent a long time below water and has just been rescued and brought to the surface. It is completely full of barnacles.
“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship” ~ Louisa May Alcott
Advice not taken by the sailors of the boats above!
Buildings like these fascinate me and I had to yell stop to my hubby while driving so I could get out and take a photo. Something about them just resonates, who lived here, why did they leave and why is it still standing?
A very grand old house (early 19th Century) sitting above a wonderful country park. Completely deserted and derelict. It now belongs to a County Council and has been listed for repairs since 2014. Sadly in 2019 nothing had yet been undertaken.
“the actual building was old and dilapidated and remained standing more out of habit than from any inherent structural integrity” ` Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt
I think the above quote aptly sums up the images of these buildings