Fire House No.2

© Terry A. Stoa

Fire House No.2

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/6/2013 4:45:05 PM

Oh my goodness, I adore this, Terry. And I predict a winner! The color, textures and especially design elements are fantastic. #1507454

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 1/6/2013 5:17:50 PM

Cool lines lines lines and shapes.. :-) #10502597

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 1/6/2013 6:34:09 PM

Truly excellent, Terry! The balance is perfect. #10502752

Joy Rector level-classic 1/7/2013 4:17:07 AM

great shot #10503270

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/7/2013 9:47:46 AM

Thanks Nikki, Bob, Martha and Joy - for looking and for the kind remarks! #10503722

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/7/2013 9:55:55 AM

Oh, my, yes. Your framing here creates an instantly appealing graphic image, Terry. #10503730

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/7/2013 4:03:25 PM

Thank you, Mitch. #10504233

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 1/8/2013 8:12:45 AM

You have a real knack for EoD in architechture. Wonderful composition, and I concur with Nikki in seeing this in the Winners' circle! #10505133

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 1/8/2013 12:20:11 PM

Powerful elemental shot Terry... I see this going places! #10505407

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/8/2013 12:21:05 PM

TFL Melinda and Kara - I hope you're right about "going places"! It was fun. #10505409

Christopher Budny level-classic 1/22/2013 5:58:31 PM

What a great design find, and all that red... terrific! #10528625

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/22/2013 6:05:48 PM

Thanks a lot, Chris! #10528634

Christopher Budny level-classic 1/24/2013 4:14:11 AM

Hello again; congratulations on this making POTD, Terry!! #10532004

Katarina Mansson 1/24/2013 4:14:19 AM

Great find, comp, tones and details. Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Terry! #10532006

Joy Rector 1/24/2013 4:32:57 AM

congrats on the POTD #10532049

Mary K. Robison 1/24/2013 4:34:54 AM

Great graphics and composition, Terry!
Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #10532058

Lana Arcemont level-classic 1/24/2013 4:50:44 AM

Great Detail!
Congratulations! #10532086

Eivor Kuchta 1/24/2013 4:53:00 AM

What a great find and composition! Congratulations on your POTD, Terry! #10532090

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/24/2013 4:55:05 AM

Congratulations!!! Nicely seen design elements Terry! #10532096

Sylvia Rourke level-classic 1/24/2013 4:59:42 AM

Congrats on your photo of the day of my favs #10532120

Virginia Kickle 1/24/2013 5:38:54 AM

Congratulations, Terry, on your POTD! The graphics and composition are outstanding! #10532263

Nancy Marie Ricketts 1/24/2013 5:50:46 AM

Congratulations on your superb POTD, Terry! #10532287

David Phalen level-classic 1/24/2013 5:51:48 AM

BIG Congrats on a spectacular POTD!! #10532291

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 1/24/2013 6:15:23 AM

He's our man!
If he can't do it,
No one can........... :-) #10532386

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/24/2013 6:35:53 AM

Gooooo . . . Terry!
Told you :)
Congratulations on the POTD. #10532443

Lydia Williams level-classic 1/24/2013 7:25:57 AM

Great image, Terry...congratulations on your POTD...we will see more of it, I am sure! #10532590

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/24/2013 7:37:29 AM

Congratulations on the striking POTD Terry!

jo ann c. #10532623

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 1/24/2013 7:51:40 AM

Congrats.. very neat elements! #10532680

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/24/2013 8:03:46 AM

Congratulations, Terry. It's simply a great shot. #10532734

Michele Peterson level-classic 1/24/2013 8:08:00 AM

Fabulous!!! And not only because it's red. :-) Many great elements of design. Congrats on the POTD!! #10532762

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/24/2013 8:40:38 AM

Keeps the viewer's attention for long. Great framing for a marvelous comp, Terry. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10532953

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/24/2013 9:01:35 AM

Congrats on a fantastic POTD, Terry. #10533064

Susan M. Smith 1/24/2013 9:18:02 AM

Well seen and perfectly executed, Terry! Congrats on the POTD! #10533132

Ellen Hodges level-classic 1/24/2013 9:32:59 AM

Congrats on a super POTD! Terry!! #10533193

Nancy L. Green level-classic 1/24/2013 9:41:04 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Terry on this wonderful POTD!!! <>< #10533230

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 1/24/2013 10:20:11 AM

Great simplicity, texture and design. Congrats on POTD! #10533394

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/24/2013 11:07:17 AM

Well, this POTD was a very pleasant surprise! Thank you all for your encouragement and kind words! #10533558

Carol Quina level-classic 1/24/2013 11:41:58 AM

Congratulations on the POTD Terry! #10533682

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 1/24/2013 12:27:24 PM

Excellent design, Terry! Congratulations! #10533833

Wendy Stevenson 1/24/2013 12:38:29 PM

Congratulations on this fine fine image! I love the simplicity and geometry!! Beautifully seen and captured!

Suzanne Crawshaw 1/24/2013 1:56:12 PM

Cool pov! Congrats on your POTD! #10534176

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 1/24/2013 5:50:18 PM

Love the graphics and colors. Congratulations on your POTD! #10534986

Dr Silly 1/24/2013 5:56:19 PM

Congratulations Terry on you wonderful POTD. :O)

Thomas E. Hinds 1/24/2013 6:22:18 PM

Beautiful POTD! Congratulations! #10535196

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/24/2013 6:23:14 PM

Thanks Carol, Martha, Wendy, Suzanne, Amanda and Doc! #10535202

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/24/2013 6:23:32 PM

Thanks Carol, Martha, Wendy, Suzanne, Amanda and Doc! #10535203

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 1/24/2013 6:23:46 PM

Thanks Carol, Martha, Wendy, Suzanne, Amanda and Doc! #10535205

Patti Coblentz level-classic 1/24/2013 7:02:29 PM

Fantastic lines and color contrast, Tery! Congratulations on your POTD! #10535312

Emile Abbott level-classic 1/24/2013 7:41:34 PM

Great EOD and congrats on your POTD Terry. #10535424

Michael Umbreit level-classic 1/27/2013 8:59:06 PM

Terry - Congratulations on your POTD!! - Mike #10540992

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 2/7/2013 9:14:54 PM

Terrific eye. Love it! Congratulations on your POTD! #10558666

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 2/14/2013 4:28:49 PM

Belated thanks for your comments Patti, Emile, Mike and Guy!


Katarina Mansson 2/25/2013 5:26:04 AM

My fav of yours in Jan. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Terry! #10583065

Sylvia Rourke level-classic 2/25/2013 5:44:01 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, it was my Jan fav too. #10583117

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/25/2013 10:05:19 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Terry #10583981

Christopher Budny level-classic 2/25/2013 10:25:26 AM

Congratulations once more, Terry! #10584056

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 2/25/2013 10:33:32 AM

Great to see this as a Finalist too. Congrats, Terry!! #10584077

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 2/25/2013 10:43:38 AM

Congrats Terry on your Finalist! #10584107

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 2/25/2013 12:03:55 PM

Thanks for looking (again) Katta, Emile, Chris, Guy, and Amanda. #10584274

Nancy Marie Ricketts 2/25/2013 12:51:25 PM

Congratulations, Terry, on your superb finalist! #10584361

Peggy Pfister level-classic 2/25/2013 6:26:30 PM

Fantastic color, texture, and composition. Congrats on your POTD and finalist! #10585066

Carol Quina level-classic 2/25/2013 9:55:12 PM

Congratulations on the finalist Terry! #10585526

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 2/25/2013 9:57:15 PM

Thanks Nancy, Peggy, and Carol! #10585528

Lydia Williams level-classic 2/26/2013 6:10:26 AM

Congratulations, Terry on your finalist! #10586080

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 2/26/2013 6:01:04 PM

Thanks so much, Lydia. #10587279

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/27/2013 9:58:21 AM

Just delighted to see a little more bling on this one, Terry. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #10588248

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 2/27/2013 11:46:09 AM

Thanks again, Nikki. You're first comment made shortly after the image was uploaded was really rewarding to read. And your prediction has come true, so far... finger crossed. #10588412

Michele Peterson level-classic 2/27/2013 1:14:31 PM

My fave of yours this month! Congratulations again!! #10588555

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 2/28/2013 9:08:02 AM

A big thanks, Michele! #10589771

Richard D. Love 3/29/2013 10:57:26 AM

Congratulations, Terry. Wonderful lines and shapes!

Rick #10633073

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 3/29/2013 11:46:52 AM

Thanks, Rick. #10633173

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The old Fire House No.2 in Decatur, Illinois has been repurposed for use as Firehouse Flea Market &Antiques. Located near the old Wabash Depot, the fire house was near many warehouses that have also been put to new uses, many of them as antique shops.
f/8, 1/125 sec, ISO 400
Photo taken January 2013

Exif: f/8, 1/125 second, ISO: 400, Focal Length: 58mm

Uploaded on 1/6/2013 4:26:42 PM Photo Contest Finalist Photo of the Day

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