Random Image of the Week #42: Rusty and Peeling Iron Scroll Work

This week’s random image is of a decorative but rusty and peeling iron scroll work on the front porch of the Old Stone Prison in Decatur, Texas.

Old Stone Prison in Decatur

This article was originally posted to EvolutionaryDesigns.net/photography on October 24th, 2014

Rusty and Peeling Iron Scroll Work

I few years ago I was working in Hillsboro, Texas. On my last day in town, I did a little exploring in downtown Decatur, Texas. One of the places I found and explored was the Old Stone Prison in downtown.

Instead of posting an exterior shot of the old building or a shot of the interior, I decided to post an abstract taken from the front porch.

This type of decorative iron scroll work isn’t found on modern houses and buildings. This type of work is seen on buildings from the 1940s and 1950s. You can also find them on earlier buildings as well. But I believe that it’s not as common.

For more information and pictures of the old Stone Prison, check out my article on the personal blog.

About the Image

The image was shot by hand with my Sony Nex-3N and a Sony SEL16F28 16mm f/2.8. I then edited the image in Adobe Lightroom. Next, I post processed with Topaz Clarity to add texture, brighten, and bring out the details in the image. Then I removed the dust spots. Finally, I used Topaz DeNoise to remove the noise from the image.

About James

James spends most of his free time using social media and loves to teach others about design, web development, CSS, SEO, and social media. He is addicted to Wordpress, social media, and technology. You can reach him on his personal website, Evolutionary Designs Blog, Do not forget to follow him on Twitter @element321

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