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Hanging on to History, 4

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 31 January 2013 in Cityscape & Urban.

This week I am featuring a few shots of houses and traditional buildings trying to survive amidst their modern urban setting.

Here an old temple wall temporarily holds back the advance of more building.

NIKON D300 1/200 second F/7.1 ISO 400 52 mm (35mm equiv.)

Sugata from Newark, United States

Wonderful contrast of old and new styles!

31 Jan 2013 5:33am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Perfect for your series! best…jf

31 Jan 2013 5:54am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

You are making this series even more powerful than I had expected. Another strong statement shot.

31 Jan 2013 6:24am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's as though those buildings are trying to push their way in. I guess they are.

31 Jan 2013 7:21am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Yes, the photo tells the story. I hope the old survives, not just because it is old, but also because it is beautiful, as shown in this image.

31 Jan 2013 12:25pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

A very creative framing which tells the shocking contrast between these buildings! Excellent!

31 Jan 2013 5:59pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

An outstanding composition GJC! Bravo! ;-)

31 Jan 2013 7:44pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

The strength of this wall screams S-T-O-P ... but I wonder for how long.

3 Feb 2013 6:07am

1/200 second
ISO 400
52 mm (35mm equiv.)