VastnessI love the way that these old mills were built with their high ceilings, huge windows, and long and seemingly endless spaces.   The opportunities to find lines, patterns and interesting lighting are everywhere.  For this image, it was the combination of vertical lines in the columns, and horizontal lines in the floor and ceiling that won me over.  And the light from the windows was a nice bonus too.

And speaking of great photo opportunities… please be sure to check back here tomorrow for a big announcement regarding our upcoming photo workshop!


  1. Posted February 14, 2013 at 10:45 am | Permalink

    Great shot and composition.

  2. Posted February 14, 2013 at 7:42 pm | Permalink

    Yes sir, I can see why you wanted to grab this wonderful scene. It has all the elements we look for. Excellent processing, Steven. The enlarged version really looks awesome.

  3. Posted February 14, 2013 at 8:07 pm | Permalink

    This image has fantastic depth. Great work Steven.

  4. Posted February 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | Permalink

    Great shot, good luck on the workshop, wish I lived closer!

  5. Posted February 15, 2013 at 5:21 pm | Permalink

    Huge space to deal with – but you’ve captured an excellent shot and processed it so well. well done Steven

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    […] Vastness – wonderful vanishing points, great leading lines and a floor bathed in glorious natural light converge in this photograph by Steven Perlmutter that features an unused floor of the old mills he has been photographing with Bob Lussier in their area.  There are so many great elements at work in this shot, it’s really one that is sure to be enjoyed by all. […]

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