Posts Tagged: atmospheric

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

B must be Bagno Vignoni…..

One of my favourite places in Italy, a tiny hamlet around a sulphur spring….. I came across it in a film by the late Andrei Tarkovsky. My friend and I stayed one night in a wonderful small B&B, and the

B must be Bagno Vignoni…..

One of my favourite places in Italy, a tiny hamlet around a sulphur spring….. I came across it in a film by the late Andrei Tarkovsky. My friend and I stayed one night in a wonderful small B&B, and the

Into the light…..

Taken on the same day as ‘Your Shadow in the Morning”, I thought this one was quite atmospheric, but it’s not quite in the same league for drama… but I reckon there’s still a story there…  

Into the light…..

Taken on the same day as ‘Your Shadow in the Morning”, I thought this one was quite atmospheric, but it’s not quite in the same league for drama… but I reckon there’s still a story there…  

Deep in the Forest / 15

Looking across from one old wreck of a car to a rather grandly shaped vehicle with very large wheel arches…. must have turned a few heads in its day! I am guessing 1940s, but I could be quite wrong! I

Deep in the Forest / 15

Looking across from one old wreck of a car to a rather grandly shaped vehicle with very large wheel arches…. must have turned a few heads in its day! I am guessing 1940s, but I could be quite wrong! I

Wandering in Wapping

As anyone who has visited this blog regularly will know, I do rather like old buildings, preferably showing some signs of dilapidation and decay, the better to give a sense of the lives they have led… I have been doing

Wandering in Wapping

As anyone who has visited this blog regularly will know, I do rather like old buildings, preferably showing some signs of dilapidation and decay, the better to give a sense of the lives they have led… I have been doing

Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge: Intangible

This week, Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge is asking us to show Intangible. Well, I found a number of quotes, but how to fit an image to the quote? I wanted to show intangible, but by dint of an

Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge: Intangible

This week, Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge is asking us to show Intangible. Well, I found a number of quotes, but how to fit an image to the quote? I wanted to show intangible, but by dint of an

Lingering Look at Windows

Well, two posts today! I wanted to post some more images of windows from the derelict, abandoned village of Craco Vecchio, and have been playing about with Snapseed this morning (instead of doing more important jobs), so I thought I

Lingering Look at Windows

Well, two posts today! I wanted to post some more images of windows from the derelict, abandoned village of Craco Vecchio, and have been playing about with Snapseed this morning (instead of doing more important jobs), so I thought I

Lingering Look at Windows: Deserted

For this week’s Lingering Look at Windows challenge over at The Day After I am posting a few images from a place that was high on my bucket-list, and did not disappoint. Craco is a most atmospheric ruined village in

Lingering Look at Windows: Deserted

For this week’s Lingering Look at Windows challenge over at The Day After I am posting a few images from a place that was high on my bucket-list, and did not disappoint. Craco is a most atmospheric ruined village in