Saturday, June 05, 2010

Photo Challenge - Weathered and Worn

(Click the pics for a better view if you'd like.)

This granary is still in operation but has become weathered and worn over the many years it's been standing.

One of the older stones in this rural cemetary. I wonder what happened to the tree?

Weathered, worn, and weary, but happy to take a break to sit beside the lake with his fishing pole.

These tractors have performed their weary duties and are now worn and resting after many hours on the farm.


It's that time again and as usual, I sit here wondering where the time went. I had planned to do some blog posting again before now,,,,I did,,,I promise. Oh well, I'll get it together one day,,,I really will.

Lots of folks signed up over at our photo challenge blog for this Weathered and Worn Challenge. Pop over and have a look, ok?

25 comments:

Jeanette said...

Great photos, Brenda. I especially love that head stone one! Looks like that was a huge tree they cut down!

Cindra said...

Good collection of photos, Brenda. Being an Iowa farm girl raised, I am partial to the tractors. Those machines just keep on running!

Manang Kim said...

Lovely photos they are my favorites. Happy Saturday!


Weathered and Worn

June Coe Harris said...

Hey Brenda, Great Photos! I just LOVE nature photography- old and weathered is a good subject! That's how I am! LOL!!! I hope you are feeling better since your surgery. My sister, Jill had the same surgery about four years ago, and she still has some problems! Hope you don't! Enjoyed your photos very much!

Out on the prairie said...

Like the balck and white, it offers a good effect.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Love the black and white shots here and does he know he's modeling for the challenge?

Jeanne said...

Great job Brenda. We have a granary near us like that and those tractors look pretty good for all the miles on them!

Brenda said...

Yes, he does indeed know he's modeling for this challenge. In the second photo he's got a big smile!

Tes said...

Lovely collection of weathered and worn. Love each one of them, Brenda! :)

Ann said...

Great set of weathered and worn photos. Very cool with the headstone.

SquirrelQueen said...

Very nice collection of shots. The granary reminds me of the ones I see here with the same weathered look. I love the tractors.

Donna said...

Great combination and examples. Doing a black and white on the old grainery was perfect. That gave it even more age!

Thom said...

I love these. The old man is just excellent. I remember my grandparents tractor like that last one. It was sooo fun to drive. And the B&W gives these just added ooompph. Love 'em Have a great weekend :)

dibear said...

Well done Brends. Love the old rusty tractor. :)

RNSANE said...

You did a great job with your photos, all of them most enjoyable!


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Nita Jo said...

Love your photos, especially the fisherman! I know I'm a bit weathered and worn... never thought of getting a shot of myself!

WR said...

What an excellent group of photos. Very good. I have a soft spot for all things country. And FISHING too!

Have a great week!

Ebie said...

The granary mills look so rustic, and they have kept it well to be up and running.

Me, too, I always wonder why they chopped off the tree.

P.S. Brenda, thanks for stopping by. I really cannot answer why you cannot comment on my blog. Maybe it is the template itself or the spam filter that came with the blog format in wordpress. I have checked your comments before and it went through but using a different IP address.

Many thanks for your nice comments.

Butterfly Gardener said...

I love all your pictures! I enjoy driving through towns and seeing the old grain mills and visiting cemeteries - they hold so much history.Of course I am partial to the old Famrall. The tree could have needed cutting to prevent it from falling and breaking a headstone.

Donna said...

Sorry to be late! We went out of town!
I remember the granary in the town where we use to live when I was a kid...I can STILL smell it!Hahaa
Love these Miz Brenda! Especially the old man fishing...
Wonderful!!
hughugs

Virginia Gal said...

What beautiful pictures! You really have a talent!

dancingmatilda365 said...

great photos...love the tractors especially.

SOUL said...

these are great pix-- and i feel so left out that i didn't join in-- but i was on my trip. maybe i'll catch the next one. i love the ole tractors.

i'm so sorry to hear about your friend. good friends are hard to find, and harder to keep. sounds like she was a blessing to you.

hugs -- xo

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