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Loleta Dairy - detail 2

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 26 September 2008 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

[photographer's notebook]: This just in...

I was shooting with model Lacey Field yesterday. She is from this area and knows our town well. I find out that it is pronounced 'Lo-Lee-ta' (like the 16 year old Lolita of literary and movie fame) - not 'Lo-let-tah' as I've been saying. It is a small world.

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Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

I LOVE this Stephen, I am a rust lover as you know and this is just stunning, the colour and contrast here is wonderful, complete with the detail of the cobwebs, brilliant!

26 Sep 2008 5:42am

Zygene from morlaix, France

Une étonnante composition du temps qui passe

26 Sep 2008 6:03am

@Zygene: Qu'est-ce qui se passe à cette installation de traitement des produits laitiers - est vrai pour tout dans notre vie - nos relations - nos métiers - nos corps et l'esprit: si nous cessons de soins et pour maintenir les choses qui sont importantes pour nous - nous allons les perdre rapidement.

yz from Hungary

Great composition. I also like the rusty texture.

26 Sep 2008 10:19am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

You'll be happy to know that I've been pronouncing it right lol must be 'cause I'm French (Canadian)...

26 Sep 2008 11:06am

@Lorraine: Oh, you clever French-Canadian - you. My poor tenth grade English teacher - Mrs. Hamilton - just constantly spins around in her grave over my faux pas. Anyway - it is great to have you on board. May I throw future pronunciation questions your way?

Marcie from United States

Love the contrasting textures and details. Good eye!

26 Sep 2008 12:40pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

I love this - it seems very abstract to me - interesting how the closer we ge to something the less recognizable it becomes sometimes. The colors and textures are interesting.

26 Sep 2008 2:39pm

Rui from Leiria, Portugal

Eheh Language has some "traps"... I don't know why I was reading it like the "ee" and not the "eh" :o)
About this picture... well, this really shows what you intended to show: abandonment and old structure. This brown rusty structure and the cobweb are just fantastic. Thanks Stephen

26 Sep 2008 2:47pm

@Rui: Language is fascinating - especially when you look at its origins, and growth, and then the changes that are happening - "as we speak!"

Thomas Griffioen from Rotterdam, Netherlands

Great Stephen! I just love that rusty stuff!

26 Sep 2008 3:32pm

@Thomas Griffioen: Then you would be fond of me!

alex centrella from California, United States

i like this, so much detail, and it makes a great abstrack image..ps, have you found any cheap hotels in Bodega Bay, email me if you have, thanks steph.,

26 Sep 2008 4:32pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

You're right Stephen... your french is almost correct... it's a beautifil abstract composition with these rusted parts.

26 Sep 2008 7:19pm

Margie from Auckland, New Zealand

I like the detail and texture in this, cool shot.

27 Sep 2008 12:47am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Very nice abstract, even the rust gives an impactful color. I don't speak French Stephen, but how about; schitterende plaatje..?

27 Sep 2008 1:50am

@Observing: Mike - not a clue - and I'll let you blow my cover with Zygene as well. My French is only as good as 'Google Translates' - and my elocution with her in that beautiful language is (I'm sad to say) a fraud. Or, to put it another way: Mon français est seulement aussi bon que "Google traduit" - et mon élocution avec elle dans cette belle langue est (je suis triste de dire) une fraude.

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Thanks Stephen, that was Dutch, meaning excellent picture. Have a good weekend.

27 Sep 2008 2:35am

Anthony from Bielefeld, Germany

Carrying on the langauge lesson,"sehr gute foto,schöne farben and viele details"
That´s German

27 Sep 2008 11:54am

@Anthony: Mares essen Hafer, und nicht essen, Hafer, Lämmer und wenig essen Efeu, ein Kind wird Efeu zu essen, sollten Sie also nicht?

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Throw anything my way, I love to translate--:)

27 Sep 2008 4:30pm

@Lorraine: Oh, our linguistic dare-devil of the north.

gbe from kansas city, United States

the rust and light are great together.

27 Sep 2008 11:46pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Fabulous detail! Love the colour and texture!

17 Oct 2008 4:59am