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Brickworks: corner by thespook Brickworks: corner by thespook
~phunkdust and myself (`thespook incase you didn't notice) went and visited an old brickworks. It hasn't been used in a long time, and it was quite an experience walking through and seeing all the old machinery and discarded things. The cool thing was that although it must have been a long time ago when it was closed down the place still had that 'just gone' look about it - upturned chairs and tables and discarded documents... just older and with more dust and weather around them.

the site is a goldmine for stock photos and textures, but i had a bit of trouble taking it all in at once in such a short time so i'll probably head on over again and do a more thorough shoot.
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WingsOfWisper Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
[link] used here =) thank u :)
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kittywoodphotography Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Congratulations, you have been featured in my news article 'Texture in Photography' which can be found here ---> [link]
It is a selection of photographs that have that quality that makes you believe you could reach out and touch them.
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Maze-NZ Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2007   Photographer
Abandoned buildings are a favorite of mine. This is a great one. :nod:
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ZerimarClassics Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
o.o

Aweeesome ^^
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sirpsychosexy1 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2006   Photographer
Niiiiiice!:drool: It looks so cold and lonely.. I'm gonna fav it.
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misteriddles Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2006   Photographer
Mmm, grungy!

A similar site in Brisbane, an abandoned powerhouse, is now a groovy arts centre.
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gak Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
awesomely composed, the fallen sign and the tin in the foreground... wicked :D
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CisneNegro Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Fanstastic shot. We want more!
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valhalla-vania Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2004
Gorgeous..
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ghaib Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2004   Writer
Great! :+fav:
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FoY- Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2004   Interface Designer
man i always looked through your galleries for the textures. But wow this is a GREAT shot. i couldnt put my finger on it...but DAMN... i luv it. :+fav:
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mythrid Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2004
amazing .... love the atmosphere of the pic :)
neat work m8 :nod:
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Pzychotic13 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
I love the industrial feel of this and I used it here-[link]

Thanx...
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thespook Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
:hmm:

notice how this photo isn't stock?
i'm getting this a lot recently - i think people have mistaken me for a stock-only deviant/account, which i'm not.
but even then, if you took the time to look at the deviation information you'd see that this photo is neither a stock photo or a resource.

kindly remove your deviation and be more carefull when downloading images in the future - make sure it's stock. if you're unsure, just ask first. :thumbsup:
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Pzychotic13 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
OK Gone, I appologize...
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PercyLilou Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
great!!

Some kind of "end of the world" feeling...
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helios-c7 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing shot .. love the colors.
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AngelicGarden Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2004   Interface Designer
nice, :+fav:
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cottser Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2004
The broken stuff's always more interesting. Because nature takes over, as if to say 'this is my turf, yo' :D
Very desolate, that's for sure. But beautiful. Lots to look at, but not too busy. Very well done.
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DrMorgue Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2004
I wanna live there when ill be dead.
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zekinder Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2004
Ruins always inspire me. I like the treatment you given to this one, really interesting. That underline the idea that this place have a past but no present, with this "bleach" tones yo given. Great shot.
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MPsai Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2004   Digital Artist
Very nice. Somehow there's something about old, forsaken, abandoned places that make for such interesting photographs. I think the composition of this is what I like most, especially the placement of the wall within the frame of the photo, its off-centered-ness seems to just pull everything else together so nicely. :thumbsup:
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the-perfect-flaw Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2004
I wanna come! What an amazing resource, fantastic shots everywhere I'm sure! Can't wait to see more from you spook!
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ChaoseVIIn Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2004
Buildings such as these are excellent resources to photograph...I have a number of pictures as taken from an old malt factory, and some of a missle base...maybe I'll get to posting them one of these days...
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eilidh Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
Ahh, wonderful. I like the feel of old crumbling buildings -- they just seem to call for photo sessions. And I like this particular shot a lot. It's got exactly the right feel.
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TOYIB Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
ckckckck..nice photo
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aliska Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
I like the way the light falls on that.
And you couldn't have possibly come up with photography material at brickworks better than a corner.
Maybe it's me, but it does inspire post-Industrial-Revolution "humanity is going nowhere with this" thoughts...
very good work.
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thespook Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2004
thanx again.
it's quite interesting you should bring that up (post-industrial revolution).
since the brickworks closed down the area around it has been turned into a reserve/park...
and the brickworks old water source has been turned into a lake of sorts.

it's a far cry from the day when the earth was being raped, and the sky was filled with smoke.
as i left the factory and walked through the reserve i had the distinct feeling that i had just been dancing on someones grave who would not be missed. :)
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noir Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004  Professional General Artist
i've been looking for a place such as this to do some model shoots. damn you find all the good places....
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kyoko Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
master of lightings. I praise you. +fav.
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synchra Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
ooo very neat picture, i love all the dirt and stuff. :)
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shadowstarrz Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
yet another kick ass photo spook! such a feeling oh desolation and abandonement...yet it almost looks like its still waiting...still expecting someone to come back and pick up where the left off...everything return to normal...

love the atmosphere, love the feeling, love the effects. love everything spook. sweet job! :nod:
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serenebrutality Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
gorgeous shot, the lighting is fabulous!
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Mohawkeman Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
I love finding things and places like this. I hope we find some cool things this summer... Great stuff this is!
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bohemian-muse Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
impressive work
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phunkdust Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
very good...! the digital darkroom tweaking is very effective...
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megatronx Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004   Photographer
that place doesn't happen to be close the yarra does it?
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:iconphunkdust:
phunkdust Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
nope, not close to the yarra megatronx. i'm actually trying to guard the location somewhat... ;)
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megatronx Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004   Photographer
sif i wanted to know anyway :teddy:
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ellexestxmorte Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004
this is cool too!
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jek Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
nice one dude!
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soninha Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
wow
really cool shot
i love the atmosphere and the tones
very cool :clap:
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