Out photographing old homes yesterday for the Oley Heritage Foundation, I find that homes like this are not seen so much anymore. It seems to be a design that has gone to History. This home is found along Main St. in Oley which has a number of places like this. While photographing these I always wonder who had this in the past? How long has it been here? Information is very hard to find about these. All I know is it was built sometime in the early 1800s. They must be well built because it stands to this day.
Here is another one. Who was here? What happened you never seem to know.
Photographing homes in Oley along Main St. is somewhat of a job to do. Most homes are located along a busy 2 lane road that runs thru the town. Traffic traveling up and down can be a problem. Even though I have pulled my car off to the side of the road as far as I safely can, and have my 4-way flashers on, and an added yellow rotating light on the roof, car’s speed by without care or slowing down. I always have to be cautious when doing this or get run over!
Another thing that I have to put up with is wires & telephone poles! I hate them being in my Images. You can’t seem to get away from them. I try and shoot the best possible composition, but still, get them in my Image. Then what I have to do is get rid of them using my Photoshop CC program. Thank goodness for that! It’s a bit time consuming since there are so many. Wish Oley would get rid of them somehow.
This one dates back to the 1800s but does not look it. It has been made over to look more modern. It looks good.
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