Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Beautiful Decay

Old Garden Door, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved



An old wooden door slowly succumbs to decay,
 while being framed by the lush greens of a winter garden.




22 comments:

  1. Makes me want to knock on the door and discover who lives there.

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  2. Wonderful contrasting colours and textures.

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  3. A wonderful feast for the eyes - colours, textures, shapes - lovely!

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  4. Indeed, just beautiful and very well portraited...

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  5. Beautiful rendering of wood of this old and nice door

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  6. oh I LOVE doors and this one is very special, wonderful picture!
    Léia

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  7. For this port I would like to go inside.
    Absolutely gorgeous picture.

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  8. nice find, it does seem like it needs some treatment of some sort to stop the decay..

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  9. Gorgeous find and shot Doug--a dog lover lives here perhaps?

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  10. ah, the ravages of time, so skilfully masked by lush vegetation ...
    (and i like the burning light ...)

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  11. I'm sure I have been to this place before, D!
    Very deja vu to me.

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  12. A wonderful scene left to the imagination…

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  13. marvelous. i love the bottom of the door.

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  14. Beautifully spotted and framed. I like the lush colors, the deteriorated bottom and that glowing globe on the right.

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  15. Such elegance. It must have been a beautiful door that opens to so many possibilities. Over time, it still stands beautifully.

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  16. Even as it decays it looks so inviting, makes you wonder what's on the other side.

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  17. Charming door! Nicely composed.
    Have a nice day.

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  18. So much fine detail to see in this one!

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