Tag Archives: Rust

Salton Sea – Leaning

I’m not entirely sure what this old, rusted barrel would have been used for back in the day, so if you have any ideas, feel free to let me know. This structure is one of the only things still standing on the waterfront at Bombay Beach. Most of the other old houses and trailers have […]

Rusted Growth

This is a detail shot from the same building seen in my previous post. If you look hard enough at yesterday’s photo, you can probably spot this on the left wall. Honestly, I’m not entirely sure what this boxes are, although it seems like they probably have something to do with the electricity that must […]

Peeling

I love all the detail in this door. The peeling paint, the rusted door handle, the nasty old temperature gauge…it’s all good stuff. To keep this shot from being texture overload, I decided to take a few steps back and frame the very busy door against the simple corrugated siding of the building. I like […]

In Your Face

Interesting foreground elements and leading lines can turn a ho-hum scene into something more compelling. Although there were a number of great individual elements in this abandoned warehouse to shoot, creating an interesting composition that included a large chunk of them required a bit of thinking. Nobody wants to look at a pile of discarded […]

Gold Boxes

When I was in Mexico, all I could think about was how many great urbex opportunities there were down there and how I wasn’t going to be exploring any of them. Between the bus rides to and from the airport and the cab ride to the second resort we stayed at, I saw more great […]