Photo Challenges:
April 2013

"Urban Decay"

This week's challenge is a favorite topic for many photographers: urban decay. Somehow, it holds a fascination for us - seeing what remains and imagining what once was. There's a beauty in the decay itself, in the textures and patinas found as objects transition from new to old.

This month, I'm delighted to feature example images from my good friend, and a wonderful photographer, Harry Cartner from London, Ontario, Canada. I hope you enjoy his images below.

I look forward to seeing your interpretations of "urban decay!"

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Urban Decay through Harry's Eyes...


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Please Come In
© Harry Cartner


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Harvey Woods Building
© Harry Cartner


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The Boiler Room
(Harry tells me this scene was pitch dark, and lit only by painting with his flashlight. Great job!)
© Harry Cartner

urban decay
© Harry Cartner

"Urban Decay" Contest Entries

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Photo Challenge Entries - April 2013 
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