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A well knotted bit of rope
to secure their little boat.
With a plastic blue sleeve
to stop the knot slipping I believe.
And thanks to Lifesnapper for his award
ah didny expect any reward !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot G11
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 10:31 AM
Focal Length:6.1mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Tied up.
Username:mikbee mikbee
Uploaded:18 Jan 2014 - 12:31 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Saturday Shadow's
Votes:57

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 1:48 AM

A very nice color combination, and what a clever way to protect the rope!

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Dowie
Dowie  1 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 2:07 AM

It has a feeling of opposition and strength, it is as if they're fighting against each other.

Di

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nonur
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18 Jan 2014 - 2:18 AM

Superb compo, texture and amazing clarity.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 5:03 AM

Blue plastic sleeve 'neath a complex knot
And some twisted wire that you forgot,
A ring, a bolt, a concrete wall,
A Saturday Shadow to please us all,
Let's not forget the compulsory rust,
As the RAS boss, I guess you must,
But here's a challenge for you today,
Give us just one image without decay!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 6:27 AM

Knot forgetting the rust, Mick Wink Carol

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 7:13 AM

A super knot Mick , and lovely rust too, a lovely clear sharp shot. Smashing shadows.

Best stuff Patty Grin

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Mollycat
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18 Jan 2014 - 7:38 AM

Love all the previous comments Mick. Great shot. Peter.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:37 AM

Ye're a poet
And we didna know it.
Alternative title - Get knotted... Love the tension in this.
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:46 AM

Bondage Division, R.A.S.,
Has lately been a bitty mess:
With loads of locks and strings of rope
And hordes of hawsers, on the slope
From ship to shore, you might have thought
That pictures of a ship in port
Would be enough to satisfy
All rusty tastes. But Mick and I
Have had some diff'rent fish to fry:
The road to War has been my study
In recent weeks, while my Leith buddy
Has spread his wings and felt he must
Photograph other things than rust.

But here and now the die is cast:
Our Mick's decided at long last
The way to activate the slouches,
To get them leaping off their couches,
Get out and exercise their brains
By seeking out and snapping chains,
Is - peacefully to sit at home
And write his intro as a pome
!

BlushBlushBlushBlushBlush

Regards
Bill

Last Modified By woolybill1 at 18 Jan 2014 - 8:48 AM

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:03 AM

Clearly needs a knot making course...it's either a knot or NOT WinkGrinGrin

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:03 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinSmileSmileSmileSmile- great image Mick and for the poetry - Didn't they do well!!!GrinGrinGrin
Joan.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:19 AM

Hahaha...excellent...first the poetry, then the shot, then the comments you've inspired GrinGrinGrin

Andrew

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:22 AM

The poems here are just way too good
I won’t bring out my Pen
I see you did the same right here
And used your G11

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:29 AM

Poems now for a reward on an interesting image
brilliant Mick but sorry my poems don't rhyme...so instead
great shot..and get yourself untied...weekend you knowWink
Lillian

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
18 Jan 2014 - 9:42 AM

Fine composition Mick, excellent detail captured,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 10:01 AM

Can't better Lynne's comment in poetic form and with which I totally concur, Mick.
So good to see you back and posting on a regular basis.
R.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 11:04 AM

A great shot, Mick, and some Saturday Shadows, too! Like your bit of poetry.... SmileSmile
Trev Smile

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Irishkate
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18 Jan 2014 - 11:21 AM

Excellent image Mick and what about Bill's 'pome'?
Saturday shadow as well - aren't you the clever one?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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18 Jan 2014 - 12:24 PM

A lovely colour and textured image MickSmile
NettaSmile

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lifesnapper
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18 Jan 2014 - 1:42 PM

Good comp' Mick and of course, great subject matter.
You're very welcome when it comes to UA Mick, that really was a great image.

John Smile

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digital_boi
18 Jan 2014 - 2:10 PM

think I must echo Ronnies sentiments here Mick am away noo fer fish and chips and a good pint ot ale TongueWink

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18 Jan 2014 - 4:01 PM

Even your poetry's a bit rusty! But suits. Grin

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4602 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 5:22 PM

OMG !!.....the lad's into 'bondage' now ???????? GrinGrin......impressive detailing !!

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18 Jan 2014 - 5:26 PM

laughs galore today ....
thankyou!

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18 Jan 2014 - 7:07 PM

Entertainment abounds here, Mick!SmileSmileSmile

Richard

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18 Jan 2014 - 7:49 PM

Nice diagonal good bit of rust and enough colour to tickle ones fancy

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18 Jan 2014 - 9:33 PM


Quote: Knot forgetting the rust, Mick Wink Carol

I am all tied up in knots just reading all the comments...a great shot Mick

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18 Jan 2014 - 11:55 PM

Two R's Mick! - Rope & Rust! Grin PERFECT!
A really beautiful and original shot with a great shadow as well...
IB

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19 Jan 2014 - 1:35 PM

No Poet laureates here but a well composed abstract.

Albert

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19 Jan 2014 - 4:59 PM

A wonderful capture Mick plenty of rust, grot and colour and to make it 50 Smile
Rob

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19 Jan 2014 - 5:17 PM

Very appealing composition of shadows and rope,
which for for many more rusty photos makes us hope Smile
Rende

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19 Jan 2014 - 9:15 PM

LynneJoyce You must take up the challenge Mick Smile But a great photo

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19 Jan 2014 - 9:42 PM

Still in aboot the rust and grot I see Mick TongueGrin. Moira

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brownsilent
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19 Jan 2014 - 10:53 PM

A rusty ring, a bit of wire
is just all of Mick's desire.
Add some rope, a bit of plastic
Makes the image sheer fantastic.
Too much of a challenge I would say,
Is for Mick a shoot without decay!
Things rotted, knotted, rusty, muddy
They are Mick's objects of study!

Whell, at least I tried to write my comment in rhymes.
Silly, silly... but aye, it's Sunday.

Johanna

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24 Jan 2014 - 10:02 PM

It's poets corner here Mick, you should start a poetry group!Grin I can't beat what Lynne, Bill and Johanna have said so I will just say well done old chum

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