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4 images for Mick {"mikbee"} from the Greenbank Garden, a National Trust for Scotland property to the south of Glasgow.

V 1: Although I know Mick's clear preference for floral imagesWink, I still felt the need for the rusty pump to feature as V 1.
V 2: Water garden, water fed in from the pump and trough in V 1.
V 3: Gateway from the lawns to the Garden itself.
V 4: Greenbank House

Many thanks to all who voted for and commented on my "National Trust" rose shot.......very much appreciated.

Brand:NIKON
Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:DX 18-200mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:"A Mikbee Special"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:23 Jun 2011 - 12:02 AM
Tags:Gateway, Greenbank garden, Nts., Photo journalism, Pump, Water garden
Votes:68
Voters:andylea · snag · BarryC123 · Daisymaye · mikbee · Big_Beavis · taggart · morpheus1955 · JPatrickM · helenlinda · CarolG · lesliea · jaktis · kirkoid · 330bmw · Scottishlandscapes · prabhusinha · jennialexander · phillG · SUE118 · CaroleS · Ray42 · EAS · nikshot · moiral · samarmishra · Alan_Baseley · accipiter · digital_boi · danbrann · lesarnott · gingerdelight · pronabk · Adrian_Reynolds · barbarahirst · Lesley1959 · Alvar · viscostatic · TrevBatWCC · Anna62 · Codiac · luckybry · Lillian · EMJAYCEE · Dilys · phil_j · MikeGreaves · saltireblue · ccb · Shellio · johnbell · Sue_R · jujupops · jackitec · tomcat · Billyray · JackieB · SteveMoulding · MartPics · Gezina · Pegon · bunbeam · cabbie · PhillipMinnis · DanielD · dmhuynh72 · Glostopcat · Michaela_Solway ·
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 12:04 AM

good morning ronnie
it's v1 for me today wonderful rusty detai brilliant textures a real cracker nice one Wink
andy

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snag
snag  3 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2011 - 12:13 AM

Hi Ronnie. Four lovely images but, for me, I have to agree with Andy above. Image #1 is a cracking shot!
Chris

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 12:16 AM

Rusty but still doing the job. Great captures of this lovely house and gardens............Sandy

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 12:16 AM

A grotty pump Ronnie and it still works too.
I like the ''sink'' here to go with it too.
All that is missing is a kitchen wench with all hands to the pump !!
Good shots,and of course you will know my favourite one !!
Mick.

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BarryC123
BarryC123  643 forum posts Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 12:18 AM

I have to agree, V1 is something special, and I imagine would be Mikbee's choice too - the other shots simply aren't grotty enough for him !

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 12:23 AM

well, the gardens and the house are all very nice-- but I WANT THIS PUMP!!!

It is a superb piece of memorabilia-- much needed here in my garden!

Jennnn

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JPatrickM
JPatrickM  8 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 12:30 AM

Four lovely shots Ronnie, but the rusty pump is way ahead of the rest ---- and it works !!
Patrick

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morpheus1955
23 Jun 2011 - 12:39 AM

Super set of images Ronnie, i absolutely love V1, such gorgeous textures and tones.

Hugh

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 12:59 AM


Quote: All that is missing is a kitchen wench with all hands to the pump !!

Mick.

[I think he meant to say ".............in a red mini skirt"]
Interesting selection Ronnie
Helen

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8169 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 4:42 AM

A lovelt set of images, Ronnie, love to see the old pump in full working order. What wouldn't I givee to have grass like that in V.4 Grin. Carol

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lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
23 Jun 2011 - 5:15 AM

Very nice images Ronnie well captured.
Allen, Smile

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
23 Jun 2011 - 5:15 AM

Great textures on the pump

Peter

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kirkoid
kirkoid Plus Member 4kirkoid vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 6:00 AM

Good colourful set of images.
Dave

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 6:41 AM

Nice set of images from this NT house Ronnie, slightly different hostory to this one than the usual wealthy merchant made good from the Colonies. Seems this baker bought it and lost it too.
The image with the bfrren weed on the pond is unusual and usually would be removed to keep the water clean for fish, maybe there's no fish in there?

Dougie

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 6:54 AM

Just look the frames in sequence, then close ur Eyes. A great feeling dances like a movie clip.

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 7:26 AM

This looks a lovely place to visit.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 8:14 AM

Surprised as I have never heard of this house and gardens. Love that entraceway which is so inviting, but somewhat to my surprise, as I am no fan of rust, V1 is actually my favourite today.

Ann

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moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
23 Jun 2011 - 8:41 AM

A lovely set of shots Ronnie. find it difficult to choose a favorite. I love the water frozen in V1, and that old pump is just lovely, but I also like the lillies on the pond in V2. Looks a lovely place. Moira

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samarmishra
23 Jun 2011 - 8:54 AM

Hi Ronnie,
This is really excellent upload, loved the V1 and V4 and my votes are for it.. Excellent shot..

Samar..

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accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 9:18 AM

Great set Ronnie. A

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digital_boi
23 Jun 2011 - 9:22 AM

was torn between V1 and V2 this morning Ronnie in the end has to be V1 great clarity in all shots and the lawn and the white house in V4 is also special nice work acrtoss the board

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 9:26 AM

Have an Rc on me Ronnie for this fine set of four. The pump being my favourite.

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lesarnott
lesarnott  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 9:51 AM

Great place and four great photos!
Les

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gingerdelight
23 Jun 2011 - 10:02 AM

Superb images Ronnie, all so well captured.
Carol

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Adrian_Reynolds
23 Jun 2011 - 10:28 AM

A fine set of captures Ronnie, you've picked up the metallic texture well in no1 love the subject no2 is a beautiful pea soup, a sea of green, no3 is a lovely shot with lupins standing guard at the gates, no4's clean lines is beautifully captured with its immaculate lawn, love those ornate turrets, well done on this set.
Adrian

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Lesley1959
23 Jun 2011 - 10:38 AM

Great image!!

Lesley

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Alvar
Alvar  8 France2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 11:02 AM

Yes it is V1 Ronnie but difficult choice !!!!
Alvar

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viscostatic
23 Jun 2011 - 12:05 PM

An interesting set of images of a beautiful spot Ronnie. I particularly like the gates in V3.

Phil.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 1:07 PM

An excellent variety of images, Ronnie, but what a wonderful old pump in V1, it's got beautiful tones and textures...has to be my fave of the set Wink
Trev Smile

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Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 1:08 PM

A lovely set of images Ronnie. I particularly like the rustic water pump. Something you don't see everyday here Smile

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 2:38 PM

All very different for you in V1 Ronnie had to do a double check on the nameWink
but so beautifully shot and so detailed with the motion of the water,
eat you heart out for the rust Mick Grin
A great set but really enjoy V1
Lillian

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Dilys
Dilys  4 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2011 - 3:33 PM

V1 for me
Kathy

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ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 4:57 PM

4 sharp shots, Ronnie - love v2 and 3 the most for the lovely greens.
Christina

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Shellio
Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 5:38 PM

Excellent set of images Ronnie...
V1 nice shapes, texture and water movement.
V2 Great colour and comp with some nice light hitting off the Water Lily leaves.
V3 An open gateway for an inquisitive mind.
V4 An outstanding presentation of the house against some wonderful colours.
Shell

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jujupops
jujupops  4 England
23 Jun 2011 - 6:55 PM

Love this set of images Ronnie, it is a close call, but my favourite is the water pump Grin
Julie

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jackitec
jackitec  6 Spain
23 Jun 2011 - 7:22 PM

Crackin shots Ronnie, I just paid 1500 Euros a few months ago for a new pump for my well (80.3 meters deep) so I think that one might do the job rather well, if you don't mind the pun, Wink although I do like V4,Wink

regards,

Jack.

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Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 8:20 PM

A superb shot Ronnie. Excellent detail and colour. Your Pf is excellent.
Ray

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MartPics  8 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2011 - 9:37 PM

Four great images Ronnie.
Martin.

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Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 10:09 PM

LOL like the title - a good set but I particularly like the comp in V3 - Ina

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2011 - 10:20 PM

Four cracking images Ronnie, V1 is my favourite, I like the textures of the pump and trough.
Pete.

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bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2011 - 10:31 PM

brilliant set of shots
bunSmile

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PhillipMinnis
23 Jun 2011 - 11:23 PM

Four lovely images, Ronnie! I particularly like image 3 - the gates! Thanks for sharing them with us! A pleasure to view!


Cheers

Phil

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DanielD
DanielD  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2011 - 12:10 AM

Yes, indeed- Ronnie - Our friend, Mick seems to be our specialist in rusty hardware - I like it but I can't ignore the complexity of V4 - well done

Daniel

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27 Jun 2011 - 9:20 PM

I thought you were going through a trough until I viewed V4 which is my pick in this fine set incidently

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Michaela_Solway

a fantastic set Ronnie- love the pump with flowing water- thank you for taking the time to appraise my shots- much appreciated.

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