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- at last I found out what that means. Hope this will renew my membership in the RAS. Found this yesterday in Mr Nadaud's garden, where I go hunting for critters during lunch break.

My special thanks to Gerry for the UA. And to you all for your encouraging votes and comments Smile Lynne found the perfect explanation for the violet capped and lined mantis.

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:PC Micro Nikkor 85mm 1:2.8 D Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Oct 2012 - 1:44 PM
Focal Length:85 in wobbly mode
Lens Max Aperture:f/8.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:3 fingers
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:press aperture button while you press shutter
Metering Mode:don't even try with this one
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:no, rusty
Title:A key position
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:2 Oct 2012 - 8:25 PM
Tags:Fence, General, Key, Ras, Rust
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Votes:60
Voters:DCox · cabbie · jdinne · saltireblue · helenlinda · User_Removed · gajewski · NaturesHaven · morpheus1955 · gwynn56 · NDODS · MissLena · RonnieAG · G3 · Gerryrys · WhiteRose1 · Greyheron · aniamoore · taggart · canonfan · HELANA · DiazSprite · Mike_Smith · SlowSong · mrswoolybill · thedon1941 · fentiger · Irishkate · EAS · marktc · Tynnwrlluniau · Badgerfred · Lillian · LynneJoyce · Alan_Baseley · Herge88 · mikbee · stuart1963 · Cliff1944 · pamelajean · CarolG · gazlowe · Deep_Bhatia · CaroleS · Philip_H · Humblebee · digital_boi · Joline · Ade_Osman · twelvemegs · Maiwand · ValeryAst · mex · Niknut · mikesmith · AnnChown · Tibetan · mark2uk · jasonrwl · Glostopcat ·
Views:175
Unique Views:72

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DCox
DCox  2 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2012 - 8:28 PM

I like this image, the colour of blurred background works well against the rust.

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
2 Oct 2012 - 8:28 PM

Lovely rusty nail and fence, wonderful Annette.

John

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54730 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 8:31 PM

The key to my heart.....unused and not wantedSad

Just kidding, Annette. Wink
The R.A.S will be proud of this offering, as you should also be.
Eat your heart out, mikbeeTongue

Malc

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 8:31 PM

What a fantastic key SmileSmile
Helen

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User_Removed
2 Oct 2012 - 8:33 PM

Very well seen (or did you put it there? Wink) Either way, a very good shot that really works

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gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 8:36 PM

Great detail and comp., Annette. Very nice border treatment as well.
-=\Walter

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 8:39 PM

I've got the key of the door, never been 21 before...........well once I think..........GrinGrinGrin

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morpheus1955
2 Oct 2012 - 8:41 PM

Brilliant shot, superb textures and tones, well seen and captured.

Hugh

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43975 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom109 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 8:48 PM

An image, filled with both curiosity and wonder. So may ponder, so may simply admire it for what it is.

Regards Nathan

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 9:03 PM

Well worn would be an understatement: a nice find, Annette.
Ronnie.

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 9:07 PM

Outstanding work to the last detail Annette, even down to the complimentary border. Nice. Grin

Gerry

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51296 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 9:16 PM

I don't think we'll ever find a rustier key than this, Annette, and so well composed on the chain link. Think you might have over-exposed by a little pinky!!GrinGrin

Dave

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2012 - 9:28 PM

Hope the key is not for... or... from MickSadSadSadSadSad!!!!!!! Otherwise....................TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue!!!!!!!!!!! Truly stunning piece of work, Annette!!!!!! Envy you!!!!!!!!! AniaWink

Last Modified By aniamoore at 2 Oct 2012 - 9:29 PM

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 9:30 PM

An enviable shot, First class focus and composition!

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2012 - 9:30 PM

A brilliant image Annette. Full of rust and texture. This one will definitley get your membership to the RAS renewed
Jim

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HELANA
HELANA  5 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2012 - 9:42 PM

Very well weathering key Annette,nice rusty texture and colour.
Elena

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65035 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 9:43 PM

How interesting. Can't help wondering what it fits, and what's inside once opened. Smile
x

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8686 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1190 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 9:50 PM

Wonderful - image, title, implied story.
Moira

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thedon1941
2 Oct 2012 - 9:53 PM

Lovely image. Great composition. Don

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 10:01 PM

Some serious rust there Annette ~ a fine composition supported by a good title.

Albert

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 10:05 PM

A great find - lovely rusty key.
No doubt Mick will love it!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 10:14 PM

What wonderful texture in your key though I doubt it will be opening a door any time soon!

Ann

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Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Oct 2012 - 10:27 PM

Super image Annette, excellent texture and colour,
Fred.

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 556 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 10:27 PM

Life is out there - you already have the key Smile Cracking image with superb detail and impact.
Alun

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 10:46 PM

What a detailed shot
like Ann thinking this is past usefulness except to photographersWink
well captured Annette
Lillian

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LynneJoyce
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2 Oct 2012 - 10:51 PM

Definitely the key to RAS renewal!

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 11:27 PM

You may have found the Holy Grail of rust here annette.
I think this may be the key to Queen Guinevere's chastity belt !!
Many Knights spent many nights seeking this item,but to no avail.
But I reckon Sir Launcelot did find it but he kept quiet and never told his mates !!
A splendid bit of rust.
Mick.

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pamelajean Critique Team 9898 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1710 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 1:02 AM

What an imagination!
Wonderful find, Annette, togged to perfection.

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 6:02 AM

An excellent composition and capture, Annette, love the little strands of gossamer web. Carol

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Deep_Bhatia
3 Oct 2012 - 7:26 AM

Nice abstract shot. deep

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Humblebee  2 England
3 Oct 2012 - 9:31 AM

A super capture Annette - it is really rusty and worn and makes one wonder where's the lock this key fits? ... Carol Grin

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digital_boi
3 Oct 2012 - 10:42 AM

artistic grott here Annette great tones

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 12:07 PM

This certainly gives you bragging rights in the RASSmile

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twelvemegs
3 Oct 2012 - 1:51 PM

Excellent colour, detail and texture.

David

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 3:29 PM

I should think you must be in line for Chairperson in the RAS ranks with this shot Annette.WinkWinkWink
Ron

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
3 Oct 2012 - 4:24 PM

Is this a symbolic key to the city?Wink
Regards Valery

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2012 - 11:17 AM

Great composition and all round image Annette! Smile

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
4 Oct 2012 - 12:52 PM


Quote: You may have found the Holy Grail of rust here annette.
I think this may be the key to Queen Guinevere's chastity belt !!
Many Knights spent many nights seeking this item,but to no avail.
But I reckon Sir Launcelot did find it but he kept quiet and never told his mates !!
A splendid bit of rust.
Mick.

Sir Mick! has spoken! he got quite keyed up about it, Bet he could hardly contain himself......what a grotty rotten old manky key! presented on a rotten old fence made of rusty wire, I reckon you could hang that in the TATE Gallery, could become a national treasure, well done Annette did you trip over it lol. a seriously good photo, bet I could not have done it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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mark2uk  9744 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2012 - 5:25 PM

Its all been said above !

Well spotted and presented.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 7:20 PM

This key will unlock our Mick's heartWink As always the Professor of rust is on top form

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