abandoned greenhouse : round three - The Dainty Squid

abandoned greenhouse : round three

Monday, October 26, 2015


Last Sunday, as part of our anniversary adventure, Jeff and I swung by the abandoned greenhouse. We've visited in the winter, in the spring and I've been not so patiently waiting for the perfect time to go see it in the fall. Alas, it wasn't as colorful as I had been hoping and dreaming it would be. ...At least that's what I thought while we were there. It wasn't until I got home, sorted through the photos, and compared them to past visit's photos that I realized there was some definite color going on in there. It's kind of funny because that was the same reaction I had the last time we were there.

It's hard to go into a place like this, that doesn't really have too many objects to photograph, for the third time and try to find new things to shoot. I honestly wasn't sure I got anything I really liked but the more I look at them the more I appreciate them, especially that first shot. It's easily my favorite of everything I shot.

I didn't plan very well in terms of taking photos that I would easily be able to replicate on future visits to compare the differences. I did take a very similar shot of the car each time though. I found it interesting to open each of the greenhouse posts (links above + below) in a separate tab, scroll to the car shot and click back and forth. My urge to shoot this place in the snow isn't all that strong considering what I mentioned above about struggling to find new shots of this place but I feel like I need to take that car shot with snow.

Abandoned, Greenhouse, Ohio
Abandoned, Greenhouse, Ohio

One of my favorite things about this spot is that it could easily be overlooked. It's in a fairly rural area, surrounded by fields, and if you aren't paying attention you may just drive by it. It could be mistaken for just a large overgrown area. There are a few spots where you can see the glass paneling but otherwise it really doesn't look like too much from the outside. After entering it's like being in a jungle. It's kind of weird because you're inside of a building but this building is just a frame that is covered in vines. It's like being outside but you're inside. ...It's also like I'm trying way too hard to explain this! Heh!

Jeff and I had planned to take outfit photos together and make it a little tradition to do that for every six month anniversary. I was having one of those days though where after every photo I found something "wrong" with myself. We didn't end up shooting too many of us but I managed to find a few that I just adore. So maybe every six months we won't get a full outfit post but here's to hoping we can at least get an adorably cheesy shot together. 
xoxo

Find previous abandoned green house posts here: winter without snow, and in the spring.
Unrelated to the greenhouse but way, way cute - Mine + Jeff's one year anniversary photos.

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  1. These photos are perfect! I LOVE seeing areas in all four seasons. I can't imagine living in a place that doesn't have four distinct seasons, although fall is clearly the best ;)

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  2. What a fun anniversary adventure! These are really neat photos. I especially like how there is an abandoned car there as well. Happy anniversary, too!

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    1. I know, right? They'd have a heck of a time getting it out now!

      Thanks, Stephanie!

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  3. This place looks totally magical. I love places like this where people have abandoned and nature has stepped in and taken over- it's fascinating. It looks like a prime location for outfit shots too, but I know what you mean, sometimes you're just not in the mood x

    Beth | Alphabeth

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    1. I know, me too! My favorite abandoned buildings are the ones that are overgrown!

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  4. There's something so nostalgically beautiful about this place.
    The Rad Wife

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  5. How cool! I wish there were more interesting abandoned places here... There are some farm houses/barns, but it's mostly just corn fields. I love the pictures!

    lesdeuxlapins.blogspot.com

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    1. I LOVE farm houses. I wish we had more of those around here.

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  6. This is such a neat place. The spring pics are my favorite. It looks mysteriously magical with all the green growing everywhere.

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    1. Doesn't it?! Being inside feels like you've found some entrance to a magical world!

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    2. Yes! Like a Narnia/Terabithia sort of thing

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  7. You should definitely go when the snow is in ! I have a little spot I visit sometimes and I've gotten it in the different seasons it's pretty cool .

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