Thursday, February 1, 2018

A Tired Old Boat


We've lived in Ocala for 13 years.  Soon after arriving here, we visited Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages, a few miles south of Ocala, and that's where we first saw this old fishing boat which has been around since the creation of Lake Sumter Landing.  It's located in Lake Sumter just off shore from the Waterfront Inn.

Not long ago, the thing began to sink.  When the water reached the deck the "powers-that-be" took action to bring it back to "life."  So now, again, it sits proudly on top of the water, rusting away.

The City Daily Photo theme for February 1 is "Tired."  You can view other interpretations of the theme HERE.

P.S.  The "snow" in yesterday's post was faux.  It was made possible via Photoshop.

17 comments:

Andy said...

Holy mackerel! What a great photo. Anything rusty is always worth photographing.

William Kendall said...

Useful only to gulls, at this point!

RedPat said...

Perfect theme pic! I think you have shown it before, no? It is till rusty though! ;-)

magiceye said...

Beautiful take on the theme!

Petrea Burchard said...

It sure does look tired!

Small City Scenes said...

Tired and rusty just like me right about now----Yawn!
MB

Gosia k said...

Look abandoned

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Excelente trabalho e gostei da fotografia.
Um abraço e bom fim-de-semana.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros

Greensboro Daily Photo said...

Indeed, it looks tired but, happy to no longer be sinking!

Janis
GDP

Sharon Anck said...

How photogenic! It's perfect for the photographers of the world!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

That's a whole lot of photogenic rust there Lowell, a boatload!
P.s. Checked out Ken Rockwell.. he's quite a controversial character isn't he 😀

Karl Demetz said...

A photogenic boat! Great pic, Lowell !

Kay said...

Photogenic, but tired. Very, very tired!

Gunn said...

A good choice for todays posting.

Kate said...

Someone loves that old wreck; there must be a story behind it.

bill burke said...

What a beauty, I love rust. You can get lots of opportunities from this old tired boat. I wish it was here. )

Lois said...

I'm glad it was rescued. Perfect choice for the theme!

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again." — Henri Cartier-Bresson