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Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA


  1. FEATURED in:

Photomatix HDR group on March 24, 2011
Canon DSLR group on March 24, 2011
Urbex – Urban Explorers Of the United States group on March 24, 2011
HDRI group on March 24, 2011
HDR in B&W/Monochromes group on March 27, 2011
International Women’s Photography group on August 10, 2013

  1. WINNER of:

“When One Closes Another One Opens” challenge in International Women Photography group on October 29, 2011
“Broken Doors Only” challenge in Windows And Doors group on May 23, 2013

  1. TOP TEN place in:

“All Kinds of Doors” challenge in Your Country’s Best group on July 19, 2011
“Alphabet Challenge. Letter D” in Just Fun group on September 19, 2011


Canon EOS 40D
Sigma 10-20mm
Shot on March 19, 2011
f/14, ISO 100, @ 14mm
HDR of 3 shots processed in Photomatix + CS5


Tags

door, broken, cell, shadow, prison, jail, penitentiary, decay, abandon, kremsdorf, evelina kremsdorf, derelict, lean, corner

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Comments

  • Christopher Herrfurth
    Christopher He...over 3 years ago

    Very cool! Very dramatic capture!

  • Thanks a lot Christopher! :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 3 years ago

    ooOOOOOoooo!!!!! WAY COOL!!!! I think I’m heading up there on the 9th … can’t WAIT!!!!!

  • Thanks Lois!!! Have you been there before? It’s my 2nd time… This time we booked a tour for 3 hours… Thought I’d see more but it was pretty basic and similar to the rest of the place. The only luxury was not having people there and we had entire cell block for 5 people. I was completely done in 2.5 hours, the rest of the day we shot in public areas… Not as many people as I saw last year – which is great! I hate people HAHA :))))

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • David Murphy
    David Murphyover 3 years ago

    hey, is this what happens when you race home to watch dem Blues? U take the door clean off the hinges!!
    very evocatine, great capture Bluesbaby!!

  • LOL David .. My Blues are struggling… But I’ll knock the door off if I’m in a rush to watch the game! :))) There much have been another Blues fan there before me… trying to break out of the prison to watch some hockey :))

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Sean Farrow
    Sean Farrowover 3 years ago

    You guys are so lucky in regards to these sorts of scenes. Over here the minute anything is disused it’s knocked down and replaced with some gaudy concrete monstrocity.

  • Thanks so much Sean!!! Actually unlike most places that require trespassing, this one was left as is and turned into a museum so I was shooting without fearing being caught! :)) You should come visit us! Although I have a hard time picturing this type of stuff in your gallery :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 3 years ago

    Excellent image! Captures a mood.

  • Thank you very much dear Rene :) Happy you liked!!

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...over 3 years ago

    Haha, I love this place!

  • LOL remember last year? I still have a bunch of pictures I never touched from that trip…

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...over 3 years ago

    Looks like it has been knocked on a few times too many. Very cool. Exposure and details are perfect!

  • Hey Joe :) Glad you liked! I don’t even know how that got in there… They have different kinds of doors for cells… Weird…

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 3 years ago

    No, I didn’t go last year … am looking forward to it, though!!!

  • If you’re taking a tour, 3 hours might be too much time. We need to finally connect somehow Lois!!! Wish you went last weekend…

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Laurie Minor
    Laurie Minorover 3 years ago

    Wonderful composition; love the tonal qualities & sepia color, Lina!

  • Thank you so much dear Laurie :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Clive S
    Clive Sover 3 years ago

    Lovely composition Evelina. I love how the light falls off to infinity.

    24th March 2011

  • Thanks heaps for the feature dear Clive!!! :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

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