Inside an abandoned camper out back of another old home. I noticed the Christmas decorations on the counter, and a Christmas sock on the floor. Wonder if they celebrated Christmas on the road long ago? The owner passed away and the house and camper have been sitting there rotting away ever since.

Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm @ 10mm
Exposure: f16, ISO200
Processing: Photoshop CS3, Photomatix, Redynamix
Technique: Tripod, 3-exposure HDR
Location: Plymouth, North Carolina, USA

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Sentara Group 12/11/2009


plymouth, abandoned, nikon, creepy, hdr, haunted, camper, nc, rv, motorhome, d90, north carolina, sigma 10 20mm, plymouthhouse, old, derelict

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  • Dave Warren
    Dave Warrenalmost 5 years ago


  • Thanks again Dave!

    – Joel Hall

  • Paul Thompson Photography
    Paul Thompson ...almost 5 years ago

    Great HDR mate

  • Thank you Paul!

    – Joel Hall

  • Andy Mueller
    Andy Muelleralmost 5 years ago

    Dude, awesome find and shot! As soon as I saw it in the image feed, i thought That looked a lot like Joel’s work. Sure enough, it is! Excellent!

  • LOL, thanks Andy

    – Joel Hall

  • Angel Perry
    Angel Perryalmost 5 years ago

    and you said.. you had nothing to post! Awesome Joel. Perfect for this time of year.. if only the walls could talk.

  • Yeah I guess its a good thing I put off posting this for a couple months :)

    – Joel Hall

  • Rachel Sonnenschein
    Rachel Sonnens...almost 5 years ago

    VERY cool- I am not usually a fan of editing photos, but this really works well; sad and evocative!!!!!

  • Thanks! I am pleased you like it :)

    – Joel Hall

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 5 years ago

    This is wonderful love the image and decay it shows but also what would of been. Love the processing works so well. : )

  • Thanks Karen :)

    – Joel Hall

  • Leslie Wood
    Leslie Woodalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot! Wouldn’t you just love to find out why the Christmas decorations were left behind??? I would!

  • Thanks! I know, there is so much mystery in all of these abandoned places, thats why I love it!

    – Joel Hall

  • Brian Gaynor
    Brian Gaynoralmost 5 years ago

    There’s quite a story here…great shot!

  • Thanks Brian, indeed!

    – Joel Hall

  • Andrew Rossington
    Andrew Rossingtonalmost 5 years ago

    Really nice work Joel – congrats on this one. The christmas decorations are kind of sad but add so much to the image.

  • Thank you Andrew!

    – Joel Hall

  • pennphotography
    pennphotographyalmost 5 years ago

    Just a stunning HDR, seriously good work!!

  • Thanks again my friend

    – Joel Hall

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