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A Friend Forgotten by tfavretto A Friend Forgotten by tfavretto
Another shot of a stuffed toy found in an abandoned house along the Trans-Canada Highway, roughly 32 km north of Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Location of photograph: [link]
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fosheezi Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2009   Photographer
this is so sad :(
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Ratafluke Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2007
Poor toy - poor kid who had to leave him behind. He's lying on that mattress lost and exposed, like on an operation table. And so dirty and rundown looking! Good idea to include that rubble beyond the doorway. Creates that atmosphere of abandonment, while the toy is singled out as the main subject by the empty area of the mattress. The lighting looks cool here! Did you work with extra flash, or just the light available in that abandoned house?
And BTW how do you get into all those abandoned houses?
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tfavretto Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2007
Thank you very much for another insightful comment. I never, ever use flash - I just worked with the natural light coming in from the windows. And these houses usually don't have any doors in their door frames, so you can just walk in. This one was actually missing a good portion of the front wall, so it was even easier.
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Ratafluke Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2007
Haha, I guess if part of the wall is missing, there is lots of light available inside :XD:
I've seen some abandoned houses here, but there's all locked and boarded up. In fact, I have some outside photos of one abandoned house in my gallery, but it looks just too dangerous too climb in through the broken roof.
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tfavretto Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2007
Yes, but the part of the house near the hole in the wall didn't really have much worth photographing, so I was still mostly working with the light coming in through windows in other parts of the house. A lot of abandoned houses around here are boarded up too, or are on private property within view of people's homes. I'd love to check them out, but it's probably not worth the risk. I think I have enough shots from inside abandoned houses as it is.
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Lil-Teaser Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2007
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Yesss ... I love the picture , I love the title (makes me sad)
and I love your great idea with the lokation-link.

Thanks for this.

I would be very happy if you would like to have a little look to my last deviations.
Its not yet abandoned but nevertheless meaningful.

L.T.

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Sammy23 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007   Photographer
This is so sad and scary at the same time. Wonderful shot.
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tfavretto Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2007
Thanks
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Toop Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I realized I was just past this house the other day =P
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tfavretto Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2007
And did you notice it? I must have passed it a hundred times before I even noticed it.
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