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Time Stands Still In Sunlight by John  De Bord Photography

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I love “rural decay” and I mean LOVE. There is something about the eastern plains of Colorado and all the abandoned farms you see. A time gone past of a life once lived. This one in particular had me guessing a great deal ….best guess is that it was abandoned probably in the 40s or 50s as it did have power lines in areas although quite old, complete with 2 barns, a farm house and a couple of out buildings. We had some of the most incredible light at sunset to work with as well. Utterly just amazing stuff which made the buildings and landscape simply dance. I wonder though who once lived here, where they went, how many families were raised here and what happened to them?

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I am a photographer based in the beautiful state of Colorado who focuses on nature, retro and country lifestyle images on my wonderful state! I have been shooting since the middle 1980s and my adventures have taken me all over. I am grateful for where I live and consider myself fortunate.Join me on my photographic journey to show you that beauty still exists in the world.

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  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanabout 2 years ago

    Just love the glow of light John, brings the whole shot to life.

  • hey thanks, it was pretty darn amazing with the light

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Jan Cartwright
    Jan Cartwrightabout 2 years ago

    That warm yellow light is spectacular, John. Beautiful image!

  • Thank you Jan!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Ursula Rodgers
    Ursula Rodgersabout 2 years ago

    Superb light!

  • :) Thanks Ursula!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • swaby
    swabyabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous glow and capture!

  • Well i appreciate that, thanks!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardabout 2 years ago

    Congrats on your feature!

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  • trueblvr
    trueblvrabout 2 years ago

    It does make you wonder doesnt it!!! Having grown up in Colo. (Englewood) I have seen many old plain places. I go visiting my Mom usually once a year…and we always go out for drives, but she always likes the mountains…guess I will have to just head for the plains myself….and hope I get some great lighting like you did….favorite BTW

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    pat gamwellabout 2 years ago



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    Mary Sediciabout 2 years ago

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  • JeannieBlue
    JeannieBluealmost 2 years ago

    Gorgeous. I especially love the mystery that the lighting adds to this.

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 2 years ago

    Just a awesome capture,…..Love the light,…

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