B&W Deck-Clearing Photoblogging

12 comments December 31st, 2006at 11:34am Posted by Eli

Alrighty, this is the last of the South Carolina pics (taken immediately post-nature-hike), so I should be ready to post some NJ & NYC pics soon.


Very lonely parking lot.


Air-raid sirens.


Mmm… barbed wire…

No, we did not go hiking on an army base…

Entry Filed under: Photoblogging,South Carolina

12 Comments

  • 1. op99  |  December 31st, 2006 at 3:46 pm

    Looks like Gitmo.

  • 2. shoephone  |  December 31st, 2006 at 3:57 pm

    Eli – some day I’ll show you my So. Carolina pics. They’re in color, and not nearly as creative as yours, but fun anyway.

    Have a good New Year’s. So glad I found your blog.

  • 3. Eli  |  December 31st, 2006 at 4:53 pm

    Looks like Gitmo.

    Not even close. I’ll leave it up to the shadowy and mysterious Codename V. if she wants to chime in on what it is.

    Thanks, shoe – I’m glad you foind my blog too. Hope you have a good New Year’s as well.

    You might want to try Flickr.com or Yahoo photos to post your SC pics – I have more here and here.

  • 4. V  |  December 31st, 2006 at 5:33 pm

    It’s actually my old high school. There’s a public nature trail behind it, which I helped build back in the early 90s as part of the Wildlife Club. When I went to school there, there wasn’t any barbed wire. Or metal detectors. And you could say “I hate my teachers” without everyone thinking you might bring a gun to school. Things change…

  • 5. Eli  |  December 31st, 2006 at 5:35 pm

    When I went to school there, there wasn’t any barbed wire.

    V. had to make her own.

  • 6. oldwhitelady  |  December 31st, 2006 at 5:45 pm

    Looks like a neato hike. When I was a kid, we used barbed wire on the farm. I didn’t realized there was an “ed” at the end of barb, for a very long time. I always heard it called barb wire.

  • 7. charley  |  December 31st, 2006 at 6:46 pm

    when i went to school we hung out on the “grates” against the side of the building and bought and sold pot.

    then we went back in the woods and smoked it, where mr. creameans, and mr. lawson would chase us around with walkie talkies.

    it was all very silly.

  • 8. charley  |  December 31st, 2006 at 6:55 pm

    wait, what i meant to say was your urban photos are much better than your nature photos.

    i’ve been wanting to make some good urban photos for a while.

    i have this excellent poster, it’s just a parking lot, early morning, lamps burning yellow against a blue sky, yellow paint on gray asphalt, not a car to be seen. mundane in description, but a very powerful photo.

  • 9. V  |  December 31st, 2006 at 7:09 pm


    V. had to make her own.

    Heh, I’m surprised you remembered that.

    I still do, sometimes – it’s a strangely soothing hobby. I have loads of it stashed in my art drawer. I’ll probably lose a finger to it one of these days.

  • 10. Eli  |  December 31st, 2006 at 7:14 pm

    I always heard it called barb wire.

    Well, there is something…

    wait, what i meant to say was your urban photos are much better than your nature photos.

    Heh. I have a theory on why this is, that goes beyond my being an urban creature. I’ll probably get into it when I start posting the latest NYC pics.

    Heh, I’m surprised you remembered that.

    How could I forget something like that?

  • 11. op99  |  December 31st, 2006 at 11:41 pm

    It’s actually my old high school.

    Well, high school certainly felt like Gitmo to me.

  • 12. charley  |  January 1st, 2007 at 11:19 am

    Heh. I have a theory on why this is, that goes beyond my being an urban creature. I’ll probably get into it when I start posting the latest NYC pics.

    i look forward to hearing it, seeing them. just my observation, but your best photos have a very strong sense of geometry.


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