The old and the new

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    Taken inside an abandoned (obviously) factory a block away from the one in the first pic. It has since been demolished.

    A matted and framed print of this image was stolen from an exhibit at the Skillman Branch Library in downtown Detroit on or around July 17, 2009 so if anyone sees it out there on someone's wall...:p

    declandebarra, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Kevin.... [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      I love this composition, the way the hollowed out shell of things gone by frames the... things soon to be gone by... I kid... I hope.

    2. Angela Anderson-Cobb 70 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the fave. :D That whole area is such a great contrast between the past and the present.

    3. ¥∑Ñ$kŸ 68 months ago | reply

      you've an incredible eye

    4. Angela Anderson-Cobb 68 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the lovely compliment. :D

    5. Ånne 66 months ago | reply

      I love the contrast of old and new.

    6. Angela Anderson-Cobb 66 months ago | reply

      Thank you! :D

      And thanks to you too, Derek...only three months late with this. :p

    7. trevor.christie 65 months ago | reply

      I dont think am ready for digital the render of texture is so fractal

      Great frame, Angelariel65, am not surprised somebody stole your image it burns so brightly

    8. Angela Anderson-Cobb 64 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Trevor! It definitely is a different look and feel compared to film which I think still always going to look better not matter how many megapixels you can cram into a camera sensor. Especially when it comes to B&W images, just something about the "feel" of it.

    9. Silentbuildings 58 months ago | reply

      Well exposed and excellent composition.

    10. Angela Anderson-Cobb 58 months ago | reply

      Thank you so much for the comment and fave! :D I love your site!

    11. Silentbuildings 58 months ago | reply

      Thanks Angela Anderson-Cobb (catching up). Photography has turned into an interesting journey and practice of defeating the habit of not seeing. Somehow it's turned into an endless fascination on par with my interest in music.

    12. Tbone_BPR 40 months ago | reply

      This amazing photo showed up today on Andrew Sullivan's blog on The Daily Beast!

    13. alfredo_tomato 40 months ago | reply

      Sullivan's page brought me here too. Perfect subject for B&W. Fine image.

    14. Track180 19 months ago | reply

      Fantastic photo Angela. We used this image for a story we did on our iPad app about the Detroit bankruptcy. Your composition could not be more perfect and your title more fitting.

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