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Friday, October 21, 2011

The Weekend in Black and White: Cone Manor and Carriage House

I played around with different angles when shooting the Moses H. Cone Manor in Blowing Rock, NC on Tuesday.

The first two shots were taken on the same side.
I took the next shot on the other side.
Then I took a full front view shot.
To tell you the truth, given the choice, I'd just as soon live in the Cone Carriage House. The shot below is a back view of the Carriage House.
Click for the home of the weekend in black and white.


Karen said...

Oh, beautiful crisp shots! I'd rather live in the carriage house too!

Marie said...

OMG! That´s what I call a house. Lovely post. Thanks for the comment.

Elisabeth said...

Magnificent the carriage house.

Gemma Wiseman said...

The balcony details add so much character to this grand home! It rally is impressive! But the carriage house is indeed more "homey"!

Lui said...

I love the first and the full shot. Monochrome really makes it dramatic.

Birgitta said...

I want to live in that carriage house ;)
Wonderful shots!

Harry Snowden said...

These are amazing Carver. Love the placement of tones!!

James said...

Wow! Great shots of a beautiful house!

Lesley said...

Wow, that is one bright house!

lina@home sweet home said...

The house looks shining!

Cezar and Léia said...

Magnificent lights and beautiful shadows in these pictures. The house is very charming!

Sivinden said...

Great b&w shots!

Serline said...

Love all the angle of those shots. Very enjoyable! Have a blessed weekend!

REJEN said...

Wonderful house, but as you I would prefere living in the carrige house..nice shot of both houses

Indrani said...

Superb shots.

Dragonstar said...

I like the third photo very much. but I agree with tou about the carriage house - lovely place!

Ann said...

house of the rich and famous. I wonder how many maids and grounds men they needed to keep it at such pristine condition.

Ann said...

house of the rich and famous. I wonder how many maids and grounds men they needed to keep it at such pristine condition.

Gillian Olson said...

Black and white works really well for these buildings.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Well yes -- I'd pick the second house too. (But I live in an RV, so you know I'm not a large house person ;>) Great shots!


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