The old Homestead

© Helen N. McHugh

The old Homestead

Uploaded: October 08, 2006


Taken during a recent trip to Donegal ,Ireland. Canon Lens 24-105mmF4LIS.Shutter speed 1.125sec, aperture F8, ISO 400 @45mm.Chalk & charcoal filter used in PS. Also a touch of buzz filter.I thought monochrome would best evoke the sadness of this abandoned homestead!


Karim Abiali October 08, 2006

Great effects Helen. Works well in b&w. #536469

Lynne Morris October 08, 2006

Gorgeous image Helen and love the effects, great work. #3424642

Renee Doyle October 09, 2006

Wonderful ps work to create a very moody image Helen!!! Lovely work!

Helen N. McHugh October 09, 2006

Thank you Karim, Lynne & Renee for your lovely comments!They are much appreciated! #3424845

Ross Throndson October 09, 2006

It sure looks Old, Helen...Great Find & Capture....Wonderful Effects!! :^) #3424913

Jenny Bosmans October 12, 2006

Beautiful image, Helen...perfect in B&W, great use of effect also! :) #3440626

Helen N. McHugh October 13, 2006

Thank you so much Ross & Jenny! Your comments are really appreciated!! #3443413

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett December 07, 2006

Super job, Helen ... this is one of those places that dates back sever hundred years, isn't it? .... I have cousins that live in the UK .. and they occasionally send me photos of castles and the like that have been around for centuries ...

Steve #3677071

Helen N. McHugh December 07, 2006

Thank you Steve for your welcome comment! Yes this ruin would date back to the time of the Famine in Ireland 1844-1849! We have our fair share of old buildings & castles here in the UK! #3677748

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