Thursday, September 10, 2009

My Town Shoot Out - Aged and Weathered

This week, Pauline of The Paddock suggested the topic "Aged and Weathered". I encourage you to go and see everyone's contributions here!
I'm digging into the archives for this week. This cross is in the Dublin Cemetery, and I really love the rust, and the design.
This Is an Elephant at the Oakland Zoo. doesn't get much more weathered than that!
Have a good weekend all!

18 comments:

Pauline said...

What a beautiful, old cross. And the elephant - clever and funny!

Cynthia L. H. said...

Oooohhh!!! Since I'm fascinated by the Celtic Eternal Rings...the cross in beautiful!
Love the elephant.
;^)

Sara Williams said...

I had to dig from the archives this week too!

Love the pictures, especially the celtic cross - lovely x

Sarah Lulu said...

Both crosses and elephants are very special to me!

Doreen said...

great choices! love the elephant. have a great weekend!

Denise said...

I love weathered metal and have quite a bit of it around our house. Great photos!

Rebecca said...

The elephant is perfect!

kate said...

I really like your pictures this week - the cross is especially cool.

Gordon said...

Elephants look old and aged shortly after birth. Tusk! Tusk!

GingerV said...

don't mind Gordon i like the shot of the Elaphant - my skin around the neck looks simular...

J9 said...

Note that I didn't say the elephant looked aged - just weathered! ;-)

Kerry said...

The elephant is a bit of genius.

Ann said...

Old rusty zoo.

Oakland zoo, is it Oakland California? There is an incredible story here. A young man was a transfer passenger from some where in USA, and due for Oakland. Instead he arrived in Auckland New Zealand.

Carrie said...

I am an elephant lover - cute idea!
The cross is beautiful.

Mark Cowell said...

I was late posting or looking at Friday's shoot. You are right about the elephant. Good choice!

SOL said...

I love both these shots. The cross is beautiful and the aging on it adds to its beauty. The elephant is also a fantastic shot!

Linda said...

The aged celtic cross is very beautiful indeed. Getting the metal to curve into all of those circles requires skill and patience. Elephants are so dusty, it dries their skin so much. These a wonderful pictures and I am really sorry about your tree. It's a blessing no one was hurt.
Thanks for sharing.

Jen said...

wow - with two photos I'd say you did one heck of a job with this assignment.

perfect - that cross is awesome, and I love elephants!