Thursday Doors – Abandoned Barn

An abandoned barn at Cliffe, Rochester, Kent.

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 1100D
Lens: EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-6.6 IS STIM
F/Number: f/6.3
ISO: 100

Focal Distance: 18mm
Shutter Speed:
1/160 sec
Adobe Lightroom CC

As we were driving through Cooling/Cliffe near Rochester one day along the country lanes we stumbled across this old barn… even in its dilapidated state, I just couldn’t resist taking a photograph. Simply because the old door was hanging in there despite everything falling apart around it. And I thought it would be an ideal candidate for posting as part of Dan’s Thursday Doors Photography Challenge.


18 responses to “Thursday Doors – Abandoned Barn”

  1. First class image, Bren.


  2. Gorgeous. The Sepia gives it a timeless feel.

    It reminds e of a scene from ‘The Thirteenth Tale’ by Diane Setterfield. book by Diane Setterfield.

    I wanted to give it 5 stars, but couldn’t vote.


    1. Thank you very much… I will check out the voting… I think you have to click on the stars and not Rate This…

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  3. That is a wonderful photograph. The door may end up being the only element standing. The barn is in very tough shape, but there is a certain charm to it. It’s like it’s working to blend in (or it’s being consumed by) its surrounding.

    Very well done.


    1. We went back there a couple of years later and it is still standing… more vegetation has grown over it but still standing… Thank you for your lovely comment.11

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  4. Over from Dan’s. Love the texture of this image. Well done!

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  5. Brilliantly done! Good show!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. In sepia it has almost an ominous look or could. It’s a beautiful dilapidated barn, but there’s something about barns that are falling apart that makes me a bit sad.


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    1. Me too… derelict barns are very photogenic but to see them fall to beyond repair is sad..

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  7. I really like the mood set by your editing. Great photo.

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  8. The effects made this photo look ancient! Amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

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