27
Feb
09

The Tall Ladder

278. Shades of Gray

278. Shades of Gray

Gray barn, gray roof, gray ladder. Shades of gray. I’m not sure exactly who would climb that ladder. It’s a very tall ladder. I’m beginning to think it is simply there for decorative purposes. It’s been in that location for the past several years, and never once have I seen it used.

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16 Responses to “The Tall Ladder”


  1. 1 tmcchesney
    February 27, 2009 at 7:28 am

    Fabulous image – love everything about this! Love the shades of gray, the rugged texture and the shadow of the ladder! Really nice find and even better shot! Great perspective!

  2. 2 Gandalf
    February 27, 2009 at 8:06 am

    Great texture & maybe it’s the best place to store the ladder.

  3. February 27, 2009 at 4:03 pm

    Typical man. Leaves his tools where he last uses them. lol At least the person who placed it there knows where to find it!

    I like the way the trees assist in adding depth to the photo. The barn is a “blank slate” but with the ladder, it breaks up that feeling. I like the touch of red in what appears to be a snow blade.

  4. 4 Sue
    February 27, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    Great photo…love the grays
    Also love the ladder…it should stay there forever! 🙂

  5. 5 Sue
    February 27, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    oh…almost forgot…my favourite detail? The splash of red…
    TFS

  6. 6 Karen S.
    February 27, 2009 at 8:42 pm

    Everything in this photo works so perfectly. I love the story and hearing that the ladder has been there forever. Such a nice shot.

  7. February 27, 2009 at 9:15 pm

    Love the composition here. The blue of the sky makes the grays pop. Pretty funny that the ladder has been there for so long! Great shot!

  8. February 28, 2009 at 9:40 am

    Wonderful image, Bo. I love the ladder and its shadow……………

  9. February 28, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    This is really wonderful, ditto on all of the above especially the blast of red.

  10. February 28, 2009 at 10:31 pm

    You have an eye for seeing the unusual, and this is unusual. That ladder doesn’t seem to be substantial. The shadow seems to come and go, too, depending upon what it rests on. Love that dash of red!

  11. February 28, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    i would NOT climb that ladder … but i would probably snap a pic of it … i LOVE LOVE LOVE old barns and ladders.

  12. March 1, 2009 at 12:25 am

    Well they aren’t climbing it to take the snow off the roof! Great image…photographed beautifully! Love that ladder…definitely completes the scene!

  13. 14 Candy
    March 1, 2009 at 12:08 pm

    eeshh I wouldn’t climb that thing! but I guess someone has to do it…isn’t it amazing how that was probably there the whole time and now you are just seeing it? nice find

  14. 15 Mary Lou
    March 1, 2009 at 8:10 pm

    Lovely shades of gray and very interesting ladder. Love the barn. Great photo.

  15. 16 Mike ~ mrod
    March 8, 2009 at 10:35 am

    Wow, that is tall! I’ve been up a 40-footer before. Not fun. Great composition!


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