the weathered look

In Inspiration, Nature, Still Life

Once you catch the photography bug, you find yourself being drawn to certain themes, subjects, or scenes over and over again.  Sometimes you don’t even realize you’ve got a series in the making until you scroll through your images (in that way we do) and the thread becomes visible.

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I definitely have a passion for old things — antiques, crumbling houses, peeling paint. One of the unconscious threads that I’ve discovered in my photographs is the use of the wood on my deck as a backdrop for what I think of as my deck still-lifes.

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Combining natural elements with the old wood makes me practically giddy.

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Here on Cape Cod, where many of the houses are clad in weathered shingles, it’s not hard to find a spot to showcase the latest garden harvest or beach treasure.  If you live in a place where weathered wood isn’t right outside your back door, there are LOTS of blog posts and Pinterest pages dedicated to distressing wood to use in your photo shoots.

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Share your weathered wood images with us by linking up in the comments, or tagging your images with #viewfindersio and #weathered on Instagram.

Cheers!  –lucy

4 Comments

  1. Your love for where you live is so apparent in the images you take – someday I intend to visit and see in person what your eye captures so beautifully.

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