Friday, September 18, 2009

Hitting the Bricks

I usually don't have a clue what I'm going to post up until the last moment. I have so many pictures it's hard to decide. The Chinatown series made it a little easier because it narrowed my choices. Now I'm starting a brick series. I imagine that lots of old salty sea dogs have done business inside of these bricks that I found near Philadelphia's harbor.


  1. You couldn´t find more weathered brick wall? This is incredible to me because I never see anything that old and unused anywhere. There is always a new building or it´s demolished.

  2. I love old buildings and there is a lot of detail to study in this picture. Great shot!
    Sunny :)

  3. Very effective, old industrial buildings make great photos. Have you adjusted colours? The o;d blues and rust colours in the windows work well. Bet it would be good in monochrome as well, with fairly high contrast.

  4. Hi James,

    Very beautiful old building. I think it's fascinating.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Best regards

  5. Really nice also this photo!
    I really like the contrast and colors!

  6. I love the colors and the weathered brick wall!nice!/Kerstin

  7. Now you've got me thinking. With so many old harbor shops closed in different cities and countries, where does one go nowadays for anchors and chains?

    This looks like a painting rather than a photograph! Cool.

  8. Very nice. I always have liked brick buildings.

  9. Thanks James for your tireless effort in visiting and leaving comments in my blog. Just trying to sneak in with time limit to say hello to you.

    Leaving in ten days time.

    Talking about bricks, yesterday as I was in the car with my son-in-law and daughter to church, we passed by so many colourful and attractive bricks.

    Bricks in buildings also represent the characteristic personality of the architect and the builder. They are magnificent components in building structures.

    Have a lovely weekend.

  10. I love the texture. You always have very nice posts. I love your Chinatown series, especially the photss of Mao and Marilyn. Have a great weekend James. No new posts for me, taking time to recoup. See you around.

  11. I'm just like you!! Not knowing what to post until the very last minute, and get in trouble because it's so time consuming to browse through archives trying to decide!! This is another great idea, I love this picture James!

  12. I like very much "ghost signs" especially when they age and that cities make an effort to keep and protect them...