Now and Then by Barbara  Brown


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Buildings of the 1849 Gold Rush Sacramento contrasted against the buildings of modern day Sacramento


old, blue, windows, urban, architecture, contrast, new, modern, buildings, historical, sacramento, gold rush, reflections light

Barbara Brown is a mental health professional and an avid photographer. She lives in northern California and enjoys nature and all types of photography.

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  • ayham Salameh
    ayham Salamehalmost 5 years ago

    lovely shot well done. Great Contrast!

  • Thank you very much!! So glad you like it!

    – Barbara Brown

  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdalmost 5 years ago

    Getting an urge to head into the city. Well done Barbara

  • Thanks so much Davo! Since Old Sac is practically in my backyard, it is one of my favorite sujects.

    – Barbara Brown

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful contrast Barbara.

  • Thank you so much Georgie!

    – Barbara Brown

  • sfmilner
    sfmilneralmost 5 years ago

    Greetings Barbara; Excellent capture ! Love the green windows in the modern building !

  • Thank you Steve!! We tend to give names to our buildings here and that one is known as the Emerald Palace.

    – Barbara Brown

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellalmost 5 years ago

    Contrast is great, and shows the ugliness of the new.

  • Thank you. yes, one walks through a muraled tunnel under the freeway and enters a different world.

    – Barbara Brown

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökalmost 5 years ago

    Superb capture, my friend!

  • Thank you so much my friend!

    – Barbara Brown

  • rasnidreamer
    rasnidreameralmost 5 years ago

    What an awesome shot Barbara. The contrast is displayed perfectly!

  • Thank you so much my freind!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezalmost 5 years ago

    what an awesome pov. geniusly seen and captured.

  • Thank you so much Isa! Glad you like it!

    – Barbara Brown

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Moorealmost 5 years ago

    Thank goodness that Historic Preservation preserved the old. Aren’t they beautiful. Great shot Barbara. Fav! There’s a Historic Buildings group here, not sure of the name. But if you have info on the buildings, they would probably love this image.

  • Thank you so much Fran! Actually, prior to the 1970’s this area was completely neglected. It was the Skid Row part of Sacramento. Luckily someone realized what a gem they had there.

    – Barbara Brown

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaalmost 5 years ago

    You are so lucky that they preserve heritage buildings. Our country is just awful on that score.

  • Hi Al! We are’nt always so good at that. This was skid row for many years and is now a thriving visitor attraction.

    – Barbara Brown

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