A Friendly Barn


A Friendly Barn

from 125.00

A Friendly Barn, Pennsylvania, 2016

Printed on 14 x 11 archival matte fine art paper.

Edition of 10.

This photo was taken in the late summer of 2016 near Williamsport, Pennsylvania. I have long been fascinated with barns. Not only are they beautiful structures, but they are universal -- the architectural connection between human beings and the earth. 

The verbiage in this image comes from a favorite poet of my childhood -- James Whitcomb Riley, whose poems evoke a simpler time of life on the land and the joy people found in that simpler life. The title of this piece came from Riley -- A Friendly Barn. In fact, all barns feel friendly to me. They bring me joy. Which is why photographing them has become part of my Daily Practice of Joy. But the increasing automation of human life may one day render these beautiful structures obsolete. Which is what the ominous grey clouds in this image signify. One day, this friendly barn may be gone -- and we will only have photos like this by which to remember them.

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