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For the Antiques Roadshow - Today's Question - Should you polish your rust? or does it wear away valuable layers? GrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D60 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70.0-300.0 mm f/4.0-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 1:28 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:A Shiny Rusty Thing
Username:cats_123 cats_123
Uploaded:30 Aug 2012 - 8:22 AM
Tags:Polish, Rust, Specialist / abstract
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Votes:18
Voters:canonfan · franken · Alan_Baseley · riu · woolybill1 · mrswoolybill · SlowSong · nonur · NDODS · barbarahirst · mikbee · carper123 · Sandipb · WhiteRose1 · SUE118 · GordonLack · Badgerfred · pascalg ·
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1188 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 8:59 AM

The word is patina. Wink
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 9:00 AM

I hang my head in shame - I do not know the answer SadSadSadSadSad
If the rust is new or just thin you risk polishing it away > answer NO, unless of course it's on your car's bodywork.
If the rust is well-established and flaky you risk tearing the duster and/or your fingers > answer NO, unless you get somebody else to do the dirty.
But somehow 'shiny rust' is a contradiction in terms!!!!!
Bill

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 9:27 AM

I think it does, Jeff. I like the shine and the metallic blue colouring! You must have shot it after rain.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43924 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 9:40 AM

A great image of 'Rust' as of yet no one as let me into why is 'Rust' so very appealing to an ever expanding group of EPz members, "Am I missing out?"

Regards Nathan

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 2:03 PM

Most definately NO for polishing rust.
And you will need a better excuse than that
if wearing these rubber stretchy Marigolds gloves
is a big turn on for you !!
Mick.

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3194 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 2:32 PM

Nice one, good composition and dof, well spotted and captured (yes captured by the Rustaholics , new they would get you)Wink
well done.
Darryl.SmileSmileSmile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51261 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 4:11 PM

Certainly does look like a contradiction. Shiny rust.. hmmm.

Dave

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 4:51 PM

Rust seems to be very popular on this siteSmileSmileSmile

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