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I began this blog in 2011 in an attempt to improve my photography and showcase all of California's 58 counties. I didn't quite make all of the 58, I missed three and I will try to rectify that in the coming year. I'm not sure how much I improved my photography because I always seemed to be in a rush.
In 2012 I plan to take more time, perhaps not post every day (this is one thing I did accomplish in 2011). I also plan to expand beyond California and include images from other parts of Western United States. I will continue to include a map showing where I was when I took the picture. I will keep commentary to a minimum, long photo essays will continue to be at Martha's Musings.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Kelso Jail

4/14/2011

San Bernardino County

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10 comments:

texwisgirl said...

that's an interesting cell! i'm hopeful it's just an oldie on display!

Ralph said...

The iron cell is stark, not at all a place to reside, even for a moment. The shadow, on the other hand, looks exquisite, like a finely woven basket. I like the shadow bit better!

Sylvia K said...

What an interesting capture, Martha! I love how the simple "box" becomes so complicated in its shadows! Terrific! Enjoy your day!

Sylvia

EG Wow said...

That sure is a beauty of a shadow, Martha!

Kay L. Davies said...

What a hell of a jail to be in, like a prisoner of war, unless you're in there taking shadow shots! But I like yours, taken from outside! Wonderful shadows.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

This looks like what I imagine the cells to be like at Guantanamo...

WONDERFUL NONSENSE

A shadow’s a wonderful thing;
O listen! Can you hear it sing?
It tells of a time
Before there was crime—
Trust that and you’ll trust anything!


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Chuck Pefley said...

Looks like the community of Kelso used to practice "tough love"! Whew! Not a place to be in the summer, for sure!!!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

This is so incredibly unique!! What's the history of it all you wonder?

Mission Bells in Shadow

Have a great week.

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous!

Shadows at my page, have a blessed Sunday!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That'd make you not to want to go again. Reminds me of the former jail where my Mom grew up. It had the same structure but was housed in a building that barely contained it. Mother had stories about the kids going and talking to the prisoners at night. Apparently the prisoners were left to their own devices at night.

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