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Peeling Paint and Piston Rings

Doesn’t peeling paint, especially on Brick, just produce the most interesting textures? And it certainly sets a particular sort of mood for a photograph — it is reminiscent of a bygone era, regardless of what that era might be. It … Continue reading

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Drums

I love the composition of these oil drums, and all the reflections of the water, and textures and warm colors of the rust. Although I must admit I find it a bit disturbing that such a scene can exist at … Continue reading

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Fuel Containment Tank as Art

  Heh. You don’t usually find a lot of artistic photos in the field of fuel tank containment or even just any kind of containment tanks. But this one blew me away. It’s really gorgeous. I love all of the … Continue reading

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The Ants in the Steel Mill

Photographer Erik Charlton fills in the details on today’s photograph, “On a tour of one of the largest steel producers in the world. Baosteel is almost completely vertically integrated. Ore arrives at the ship terminal, rides along conveyers to the smelting facility … Continue reading

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Not Always What it Seems

At first I thought this was another great example of how composition can make industrial machinery interesting and amazing to any viewer. But, would you believe it? These objects actually aren’t industrial fuel tanks, gas detection devices, electric capacitors or … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the Grime

Aren’t the textures in this photo just amazing? The grime may obstruct the fine details of the machinery – I certainly can’t tell where the pipes end and the pneumatic connectors begin – but it’s a fact that if everything in … Continue reading

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Industrial Waterfront

Today we bring you another truly gorgeous black and white photograph. This photo is all about its composition – its focal point is negative space, and it works. Quite a feat. Not only that, but between the lateral poles, diagonal … Continue reading

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Men & Machine

Anyone who has ever attempted taking a nice photograph of someone welding will tell you that it’s not easy. I mean, think about it – look at that bright light source, which is not continuous, right in the middle of … Continue reading

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