Too Late for Rustoleum

© Michelle Alton

Too Late for Rustoleum

Leslie McLain Student 10/3/2012 5:40:25 AM

Fantastic capture and texture, Michelle. #1489914

John Rivera 10/3/2012 5:42:05 AM

Great capture here Michelle.
Great detail! #10352854

Julie Burnett 10/3/2012 5:58:41 AM

Wonderful colors and textures, Michelle!! P.s., SPE stands for Smart Photo Editor, a very inexpensive and fun program! #10352886

Lindley Johnson 10/3/2012 6:12:45 AM

Good eye to find this one, Michelle - excellent composition and textures. #10352945

Stephen Zacker 10/3/2012 6:12:48 AM

Like the colors and rust #10352946

Connie J. Bagot 10/3/2012 6:18:55 AM

LOL on your title---accurate for sure! Love the old lock, chain, and gate, great detail and texture! #10352964

Monnie Ryan 10/3/2012 7:44:42 AM

Terrific composition and detail! Sure would love to have seen this place in its heyday! #10353159

David K. Hurt 10/3/2012 8:36:19 AM

Love your composition here, well done #10353246

Julianne Bradford 10/3/2012 9:53:23 AM

Great story and capture. Makes you wonder at what's behind the gate Michelle #10353339

Mike Clime 10/3/2012 11:31:25 AM

Nice old rusty capture! Sand blasting might save it! Too bad they are just letting it all fade away. #10353448

Ann Coates 10/3/2012 12:32:08 PM

Fantastic textures and colours here Michelle. Shame about the mansion behind it. I guess the rusting chain and lock say it all. #10353519

Emile Abbott 10/3/2012 12:53:54 PM

Superb details and texture Michelle. #10353539

John Connolly 10/3/2012 1:16:30 PM

Some nice quality rust there Michelle! A great find and capture and thanks for the history! #10353574

Anita N. Hogue 10/3/2012 4:17:26 PM

Awesome Michelle! I think you've been hanging around Mike's gallery too much. LOL!

Fabulous details and textures! #10353875

Daniella Puente 10/3/2012 7:11:30 PM

Superb detail Michelle! #10354085

Robert K. Bemus 10/3/2012 9:34:16 PM

Great find and detail, Michelle!!
Too bad it's been left to decay... #10354240

Avril Young 10/4/2012 12:56:54 AM

Terrific capture and info about the Hall, wonderful detail and texture.. #10354326

Nadia Paul 10/4/2012 4:11:15 AM

The textures are wonderful Michelle - great capture! #10354583

Jeffrey R. Bange 10/4/2012 8:10:19 PM

Great find and capture Michelle, love anything old and rusted as there always seems to be a story to go with it. #10355918

Rona L. Schwarz 10/4/2012 10:09:07 PM

So it is abandoned and just sitting there? It surely is costing the city $$. What a shame! But it makes for wonderful photo opportunity - great rust and great composition, Michelle! #10355987

Lana Arcemont 10/5/2012 5:53:13 PM

Excellent detail and texture, Michelle! #10357326

frank w. degenhardt 11/29/2012 7:38:43 PM

Love the textures on this Finalist my friend. Congratulations. #10438839

Heather Loewenhardt 11/29/2012 8:03:40 PM

The colours and textures in this image are wonderful Michelle. Congrats on this finalist award. #10438979

Michael J. Kelly 11/29/2012 8:10:30 PM

Wonderful detail and great color Michelle! Congratulations. #10439020

Susan Williams 11/29/2012 8:24:39 PM

Congratulations, Michelle. Beautiful details and a very interesting story. #10439101

Nadia Paul 11/29/2012 9:53:51 PM

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist Michelle! #10439422

Ann Coates 11/29/2012 11:25:26 PM

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist Michelle. #10439622

Stefania Barbier 11/30/2012 1:19:02 AM

Fantastic close up Michelle… Congratulations on your finalist! #10439809

Jeffrey R. Bange 11/30/2012 3:08:06 AM

Congratulations Michelle on this well deserved finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #10439941

Judy V. Kennamer 11/30/2012 3:45:01 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Michelle!!!! #10440021

Connie J. Bagot 11/30/2012 4:31:46 AM

Congratulations Michelle! #10440258

Sharon 11/30/2012 5:37:23 AM

HUGE congratulations on your fabulous finalists, Michelle, and all the best in the next round! Have a great day and a wonderful weekend!!! #10440557

Emile Abbott 11/30/2012 9:06:08 AM

Congratulation again Michelle on another great finalist. #10441476

Michele Peterson 11/30/2012 10:01:46 AM

Wow, great details!! Congratulations on the finalist! #10441687

Mitch Spence 11/30/2012 1:03:02 PM

Rust is our friend, and it certainly was yours here, Michelle. Beautiful framing from you, as always. Congratualtions. #10442348

Nancy L. Green 11/30/2012 1:33:51 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Michelle on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10442438

Deborah C. Lewinson 11/30/2012 1:52:17 PM

What an example of the beauty of rust! Congratulations, Michelle, on another excellent finalist!
Debby #10442523

Jack Gaskin 11/30/2012 2:49:08 PM

CONGRATS
Love the Title & the RUST FOLKS ARE IN LOVE WITH THIS NO QUESTION !!!

Jack #10442730

Phyllis Burchett 11/30/2012 4:56:30 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Michelle! #10443295

Thomas E. Hinds 11/30/2012 7:37:27 PM

This is really a deserving Finalist, Michelle! Congratulations! #10443793

Neal D. Hatcher 12/1/2012 7:55:14 AM

-----"CONGRATULATIONS"--------------- #10444703

Lorna Shutter 12/1/2012 1:48:55 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on another Fabulous Finalist, Michelle!!!!! WTG!!! :) #10445417

Marilyn K. Lincecum 12/1/2012 9:26:12 PM

WTG!! Congratulations again on another wonderful finalist. #10445912

Carol Eade 12/2/2012 6:01:49 PM

Love the texture, congratulations on your finalist! #10447539

Merna L. Nobile 12/2/2012 9:54:22 PM

To my photo friend:
Look back with pride,
Look forward with excitement,
Enjoy the success of the day.
CONGRATULATIONS! Merna

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Description


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The heavily rusted gate and lock at Lynnewood Hall, an abandoned 110-room neoclassical revival mansion in Elkins Park, (suburb of Philadelphia) Pennsylvania.
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The huge building that once welcomed presidents and the wealthiest and most aristocratic of guests is now an elegant crumbling ruin.

Lynnewood Hall is said to be the largest surviving Gilded Age mansion in the Philadelphia area. It is built from Indiana limestone and was famous for its large art gallery. The home's collection was on public display at Lynnewood Hall from 1915 to 1940 when the collection of more than 2,000 sculptures, paintings, decorative art, and porcelains were donated to the National Gallery of Art.
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The home also had a ballroom, swimming pool, wine cellars and its own electrical power plant.
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(above info excerpted from the Luxist website.)
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Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 10/3/2012 5:26:25 AM

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