This is a view of the Denver Entertainment District at Night. Fourteenth Street near the Performing Arts Center, the Colorado Convention Center. Continue reading
A couple months back I decided I had better get some shots of the old abandoned Gate Rubber Plant before it was torn down. I knew nothing of any plan to do so, but then noticed about 2 weeks ago that demolition had begun.
I have always had a fascination with the old factory, from back in the days when it was still manned and producing. For some reason that fascination grew when the plant was deserted and I have spent many hours photographing the historic old building in different light and exploring new angles. I have a post from the shoot I did just before demolition and have loved the photos that resulted.
Somehow, I found photographing the demolition the most fascinating of all. The light coming from the setting sun on the now exposed interior view of the western drew me right in to the color and light it cast onto the otherwise shadowed concrete floors and supports. Shooting multiple exposures of each view, I noticed the “dance” of the many backhoes scooping away the debris. They began to remind me of the plumes of water shooting into the air and sweeping in graceful patterns in the fountain at the Bellagio Hotel in Vegas.
I guess it just goes to show there is beauty in all things. You just have to be willing to experience it. More from this collection can be seen on my stock photo site Private Collection Stock Photos in the Beauty of Industry gallery and the Metamorphosis of Denver galleries. I am also still adding to these collections.
I just returned from a trip to LA where I had the good fortune of being put up in a hotel a block off of Venice Beach and pier. Despite a full schedule of shooting and meetings, I squeezed in time to take advantage of the locale and shoot some photos just for the fun of it. I saw this scene on a late night walk out to the beach and was captivated by the isolation of the lone patron in the taco stand, the colors and light. This image will be available in the corporate art gallery on my new stock photo website soon.
When I first embarked on photography, the riches of the beautiful and varied Colorado landscapes caught my eye. I then moved on to “better things” and into a career of music, fashion and fitness photography. The beauty of Colorado has once again caught my attention and my lens and I am adding a number of new images of Colorado’s ghost towns, rivers, streams, mountain vistas, and urban sights to the Corporate Art, Fine Art and rights managed stock photo section of Mark Stout Photography. Images in this rapidly growing collection can be perfect finds for interior designers, architects, spas, hotels and government offices, not to mention travel and tourist publications.