An Unknown Early 20th Century Painter
Is (partially) responsible for these abstracts
He (most likely male at that time) was just doing his job
Painting the interior of this since abandoned (1957) mill
A light-colored paint over galvanized steel
Now it’s chipped, peeling, stained & looking very abstract
Many decades after the fact
Artist – Father Time
Another capture from the same area, different color cast
Made at an abandoned silk mill in Lanaconing, MD, 9/8/12.
Non-abstract mill images like this next one start tomorrow.
The abstracts were made from close-ups of columns like the two in the center of this image
Post-Processing in Color Efex Pro 4
Three filters – Color Contrast, Tonal Contrast, Detail Extractor
Settings on the extreme end
Extreme. You think, Ed? Just a little.
Why does it look dark? Because that’s the way it was.
Abandoned = no electricity = no lights = dark = fun
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