More Photos of Houses

Moving on with the theme of houses that have personality or character.  Houses become an extension of the owner’s personality, quirky, eccentric, cute, luxurious, run-down, spooky, boring, cold, etc.  It’s always sad to see them neglected.  When I see neglected homes I think of the Tom Waits song, “House Where Nobody Lives,” it’s very sad.  There’s a lot of that going around these days.  A rundown house can signify someone who was down on their luck or it can signify someone who doesn’t care; a waste of materials and resources.  Our tear-down culture needs to learn to save and preserve the old structures.  Here’s a quirky, humorous one I saw in Newfoundland.



Photographing houses at night became a theme for me.  The houses either glow with warmth and life or seem scary, empty, haunted.

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About andrea rugg

Professional photographer specializing in location, architecture, product, interiors and gardens. Other interests: bicycling, soccer, gardening, golf, music, travel and walking Boris the dog.
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2 Responses to More Photos of Houses

  1. Tracy Z says:

    I really like the colors in the last few photos!

    thx for sharing~
    http://tracyzhangphoto.wordpress.com/

    • andrearugg says:

      Thanks, Tracy, the colors are caused by the different color temperatures of the street lights. I just started my blog so there’s not much there yet. I checked out your blog, very nice photos. I go to San Francisco fairly often because I have two family members living there. Do you run your photos through a special software or just Photoshop? They have an interesting softness combined with sharp detail.

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