Introspection in Images: Fascinated by Decay 002


I have always been fascinated by the decaying remains of human structures.

That sounds weirder when I say it out loud, but I always knew I was weird.

I love to take pictures of stone buildings being overgrown with ivy, old gravestones, wooden houses being reclaimed by nature.  Old monuments.  Mossy stones set up by ancient people.  It all fascinates me.

My first digital camera probably took more pictures of things like that, than it did people.  I have hundreds of photos from trips around town and around the world of the things humans have built that are now wasting away.

Today, I’ll share a few of them with you.  And I expect in later posts I’ll share some more.

I hope you can see the beauty in them that I do.

Arch next to St. Paul's 001 Dundee

Arch next to St. Paul’s, Dundee, Scotland, 2005

March 2009 – Boone, NC – May 2011

Brookgreen Gardens, SC – March 2013

Edinburgh, Scotland 2005

Cornwall Crusader Haggis Tour Day One05-05-09 (3)

Cornwall Crusader Haggis Tour, Day One May 9, 2005

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Dublin, Ireland, April 21, 2005

Haggis Tour, Scotland, April 16-17, 2005

Gastonia, NC August 31, 2012

Shamrocker Haggis Tour, Ireland, April 22-24, 2005

Scheile Museum Nature Trail Gastonia NC 08-07-27 (3)

Scheile Museum Nature Trail, Gastonia, NC – July 27, 2008

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St. Andrew’s, Scotland, March 2005

Lexington KY Old Church turned Antique Store 02

Lexington, KY, Old Church turned Antique Store, 2014

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Welsh Dragon, Haggis Tour, May 6-8, 2005


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