With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: OW and Sepia Scenes ~ Tomlinson Mansion

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

OW and Sepia Scenes ~ Tomlinson Mansion

More hometown photos for Outdoor Wednesday and Sepia Scenes this week.
This interesting building is the Tomlinson Mansion that is presently owned by the Marlton United Methodist Church. It was an overcast day when I took these pictures and as you can see, I played around a bit to try for an aged effect.
Above photo is the original.
Aged effect.
(Well, the water tower on the right with all of the microwave posts sticking up negates the aged appearance)

I did a little searching and found that the architecture is of the Italianate style, and includes a cubical shape, a shallow pitched roof with deep overhanging eaves and cupolas.
Above shot in un-aged sepia

If you click on this collage, you will be able to see closer the Doric Columns and intricate corbels.
This steeple sits atop the church that is attached to the Tomlinson Mansion.
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12 comments:

Leann said...

I love the aged look, but you know that I'm partial to vintage anything! Thanks so much for popping by today, I really enjoyed hearing form you.

Have a wonderful week!
Leann

Susan Wicker said...

Nice job, LDH! Very nice architecture. You are a good photographer and a woman of many talents! Sincerely, Susan from writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com

Ralph said...

Any old architecture seems to take the tone of sepia very nicely. Perhaps it is due to the oldest photographs of the classic buildings seemed to fade to such a tone as the prints faded. Very nice captures!

vignette design said...

I like the sepia tones so much. My post features a photograph at the beginning that faded naturally over time. I remember when it was taken and it look so faded now. You captured Tomlinson Mansion perfectly. - Delores

Light and Voices said...

Nice job on the collage.
Joyce M

nina said...

Oh wow, your blog is like a breath of fresh air....and you must be the most beautiful granny around. I love early mornings too and is usually up by 4.....in summer sitting in my garden, praying and waiting for another beautiful day!!!

Claudia@DipityRoad said...

such a great effect!

Nice subject too.

What program are you using?

Ms. Bake-it said...

Great photos LDH! Love the effects and collage.

Thank you for sharing Tomlinson Mansion with us today.

~ Tracy

Ann said...

What a great looking building. I love the older architectural style. I think the aged photo looks great

Serendipity said...

Interesting series. I like the un-aged sepia best :)

Stine in Ontario said...

It looks like you were having fun with sepia! It works well on a photo of an older home!. Well done!

kaye said...

nicely designed building, I liked it in the un-aged sepia the best. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

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