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Pump Hall

Philadelphia Richmond Power Station, Urbex, HDR, Photography, Scott Frederick

Nikon D5000, Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5, 10mm, f/11, ISO 400

While exploring the main hall of this location, I noticed this scene and just had to fire off some brackets. I was really drawn to the light and the vanishing point but these pump like rods added some interesting detail. I couldn’t decide if the Coca-Cola can should of been moved out of the way, but considering I was standing on asbestos and lead paint I decided not to kick it!:)

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July 28, 2011 - 9:42 am

Dave DiCello - Great gritty details in the wall, love the look of the paint peeling, urbex at it’s finest!

July 28, 2011 - 10:44 am

Edith Levy - Great shot Scott. I love the detail.

July 28, 2011 - 11:33 am

Jason Hines - Wow, I just love all this grungy goodness going on here! Great detail and symmetry here Scott!

July 28, 2011 - 12:27 pm

Chris Frailey - The vanishing lines formed by the hallway and the paint on the walls work great together for this image. Nice one Scott.

July 28, 2011 - 1:33 pm

William Pratt - I am curious what this looks like without HDR. Are any of the original brackets good enough to share as a contrast?

July 28, 2011 - 2:26 pm

Toad Hollow Photography - I actually LOVE the Coke can, myself, it adds a little dash of something special to the shot. This is amazing work here, Scott, good Lord you have a great talent.

July 28, 2011 - 2:28 pm

Scott Frederick - As always, thank you for your comments. :)

July 28, 2011 - 6:29 pm

A.Barlow - One creepy hallway. Nowhere to go!

July 28, 2011 - 11:51 pm

Doug Arrington - “The door at the end of the hall leads to freedom…IF you can make it that far…Bwahahahaha!”

July 31, 2011 - 7:47 am

Adam Allegro - Wow! I would love to hear the story behind this place. What a great capture. I would enter this one in a contest if I were you. Well done!

August 5, 2011 - 8:55 am

Jan Winther - Wow, very cool shot. It looks so narrow and tight.

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