The Farm 1952 by Susan Bergstrom

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Another capture from my day at a little Utah museum.
I was the only person in museum that day for almost 3 hours!
Needless to say I saw a capture in every direction.
The titles for my captures are usually the first word (s) that pops into my mind when I see the composition.
This is also the way I put names to my paintings and drawings.

Thanks for viewing my art, comments are always welcome!

I enjoy a full time career as a working Fine Art Artist and Natural Lifestyle Photographer.
To me, my art and photography is the best way to express what I see around me.
I also teach both mediums and I host 3 and 4 day Art and Photography Workshop Retreats through my private studio on my desert property in Nevada/Arizona.
I formed Elbow Canyon Fine Art & Photography Retreats several years ago to offer my students a unique one-on-one instruction.
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  • Bellavista2
    Bellavista2over 5 years ago

    I love History, I especailly love this stuff, great timely reminders of when we complain that life is too hard, to look into history I believe is to make a better future. ’You where in Utah!!!!" Dam! Missed yeah! …..Anyway back to photo…I remember the check table cloths and cookware,great image, great capture…anymore:=}:=}

  • Thanks Gurl Friend!…I have a pile of captures from that day…just glad you all are not growing weary of them!!!!!!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 5 years ago

    Wow just wonderful indeed:))

  • Thanks sooo much!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • UnEasy
    UnEasyover 5 years ago

    Oh my god Susan This is my favorite of all you’ve done. It resonates with me so powerfully. I remember pressure cookers, and how my mom used them to make her chili. I remember hanging out in the kitchen. How intensely sweet.

  • My mostest, bestest mamories come from kitchens like this…I believe I had an out of body experience that afternoon and was able to compose vivid recolection! Thanks Mr.Easy …LOL

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • oops there I go again…memories! LOL

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryover 5 years ago

    Excellent use of selective color and great composition!

  • Thanks Helen…I just live in the past too much…the simple drudgery, the endless preperation and the lack of a microwave…I truly respect my ancestors!!!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • ritaagostinelli
    ritaagostinelliover 5 years ago

    Susan this is a sweet capture….the memories of history and of days gone past are timeless….thanks for sharing these touch images! We have a museum that is similar called Genesee Country Village & Museum it is colonial history..but fun just the same! :)

  • Oh man don’t tell me that! Instead you make a trip and do the same thing!!! Thanks Rita!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • redladyart
    redladyartover 5 years ago

    This reminds me so much of my dear departed grandparents kitchen. The old canner in the back reminds me of spending the day with my grandmother making homemade bread & butter pickles and canning them when I was a child.

    I love the way you have the wash bowl and pitcher in the foreground. Even the checkered tablecloth looks like home to me. :)

  • Hey you look familiar! Didn’t you just join my ZAZ fan club? I think I saw it flash by in my email…anyway…all this vintage stuff just seems to ground me! Thanks for viewing and your comment Sharon!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 5 years ago

    looks familiar…………..ha…………

  • Thanks!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • redladyart
    redladyartover 5 years ago

    Hi Susan, yes I joined your fan club and left you a note that I followed your Zazzle link from RB. :)

  • Appel
    Appelover 5 years ago

    I love it!!! I especially enjoy the pov on this one, with the pitcher in the foreground and the stove in the back. I’m slowly learning from your examples that you don’t have to include the whole object in order to get the point across – you do that so well! My natural inclination is to make sure I include the whole object but that’s not always the best idea as you have shown, especially well in this shot!

  • Abstract realism is the name of my game Ann…pretty much in all things…this shot is totally right brain as we all know what a pitcher looks like and a table and chair…right brain distorts sometimes to present a clear picture…I supposte that was clear as mud!!! LOL

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • Diana-Lee Saville
    Diana-Lee Savilleover 5 years ago

    wow..beautiful Susan!!! You should do a calendar of these country kitchen shots!! :))

  • I’m sure a calendar of all of these old museum shots will be in the making when RB lets us turn the year! Thanks Diana!

    – Susan Bergstrom

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