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Old decaying Romanian door and window | Photo Art Print

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As I adjusted my camera, I was captivated by the sight of an old, decaying Romanian door and window, their worn surfaces hinting at a history filled with stories untold. In this sepia-toned black-and-white photograph, I captured the raw beauty of this architectural relic, emphasizing the passage of time and the fragile balance between decay and preservation.

The photograph was taken in the enchanting town of Sighișoara, located in the heart of Transylvania, Romania. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sighișoara is renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture, cobbled streets, and vibrant history dating back to the 12th century. The door and window in this image once adorned a historic building, now weathered by time and the elements, standing as a testament to the town's rich past.

The photograph's sepia-toned black-and-white palette brings forth an air of nostalgia, further emphasizing the aged textures of the crumbling plaster and peeling paint. The contrast between light and shadow and the intricate details of the woodwork create a dramatic scene that invites the viewer to delve into the untold stories hidden within the cracks and crevices.

From a photographic standpoint, the proximity of the door and window—just a few meters (or feet) away—enhances the sense of intimacy and connection with the subject. In addition, the composition skillfully showcases the decay and beauty of the architectural elements, urging the observer to appreciate the delicate balance between past and present.

© Dan Kosmayer, 2011 

Museum Quality Fine Art Prints

Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.

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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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