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I took this photo of an old barn in Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada. Not sure of the year of the barn but will try to find some more info. If I can get more info I will post it

Nikon D80
HDR 8 shots 1.6 sec to 1/15 sec at f/9.0
processed in Photomatix
ISO 100
18-55mm lens
focal length 18mm

104 views when submitted into The 100 – 499 Viewings group

all editing was done in Lightroom

28 favorites as of Jan 12, 2011

featured in
Rural Around The Globe Nov 20, 2009
Best from around the Barnyard Nov 20, 2009
Grand Old Shed/Barns Nov 22, 2009
Rural Canada Coast to Coast pre 1960’s Dec 5, 2009
Featured Features Jan 9,2010
Ontario (2/day) Feb 28, 2010
Weekly Theme Challenges May 16, 2010
All Things Photographic Dec 2010
Barns and old Grist Mills Jan 2011

1st in the challenge BARNS in the group You’re Accepted…. There was a vote-off due to a tie and this photo came 1st Dec 20, 2009

7th in the challenge Old Buildings in the group Weekly Theme Challenges….


port dalhousie, barn old


  • JKKimball
    JKKimballover 4 years ago

    This is wonderful!
    I love going to the Port, been too many years since I was there, next summer for sure!

  • thank you very much. I have been going there quite a bit trying to get some bird shots at the marina. Not much luck so far

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 4 years ago

    wow! great capture and colours!

  • thank you very much Edyta

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 4 years ago

    OOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Dave!!!!!!!! You’ve done it again … such fantastic light … a beautifully constructed barn … a winner of an image for sure!!!!!!

  • thanks Lois. That barn is just on the outskirts of the town. I wonder how much longer it will be there before development takes over

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • Svetlana Sewell
    Svetlana Sewellover 4 years ago

    Fabulous colours and shot!

  • thanks Svetlana

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • rasnidreamer
    rasnidreamerover 4 years ago

    EXCELLENT!!! Need I say more? Another instant favorite for me. XXSUEXX

  • thank you very much for your comment(s) Sue

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • BigD
    BigDover 4 years ago

  • thanks for the big thumb up BigD

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • Brock Hunter
    Brock Hunterover 4 years ago

    I drove by this on the way to work just yesterday morning and wished I had my camera and tripod with me. Nice capture!

  • thanks Brock. I probably went back there 5 times before I got that shot.

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopover 4 years ago

    Great work, well done and congratulations on your feature.

  • thank you very much David and thanks for the heads up on the feature. I didn’t even know

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 4 years ago

    wonderful image

  • thanks again Martina

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago


  • thank you very much Lorilee

    – (Tallow) Dave Van de Laar

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