In photography we like the textures of age, especially on the surfaces of buildings. If there isn't enough we add it using filters and digital enhancement like HDR. We seem to be obsessed with "patina."
Here are some photos of Detroit's ruins published recently. http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/gallery/2011/jan/02/photography-detroit
|Wooden Building showing some Weathering|
|Old Car Wreck|
|Barn Roof Shingles Falling Off|
Today here are a few of our photos of surfaces altered by the ravages of time....