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Photo at Point Lobos State Park in California during family vacation
One of my favorite things to do is find something beautiful out of objects that people wouldn’t even care to look. I came across this interesting texture and vibrant colors as I was photographing old railroad cars. This texture is from a corner of a step onto one of the railroad cars that is not longer in service.
Posterwall in Rome
A wall in Rome
Swirly texture from ceiling decorative plaster makes this texture
Found near a skatepark in Springfield, OR.
Old, softened sticker peeling of.
Ground a square named “Praça do Papa” in the city of Belo Horizonte in Brazil.