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Halfway down the stairs
Is a stair where I sit:
There isn't any other stair quite like it.
I'm not at the bottom,
I'm not at the top:
So this is the stair where I always stop.

Halfway up the stairs
Isn't up, and isn't down.
It isn't in the nursery, it isn't in the town:
And all sorts of funny thoughts
Run round my head:
"It isn't really anywhere! It's somewhere else instead!"

A.A. Milne

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 May 2010 - 2:34 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.7
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Halfway Down the Stairs
Username:gingerdelight gingerdelight
Uploaded:9 Mar 2011 - 7:46 AM
Tags:Cat, Concrete, Head, Humour / fun, Mono, Ornaments, Pots, Railings, Stairs
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Voters:VIKI · andylea · CarolG · James_C · saeidNL · Jodyw17 · Alan_Baseley · taggart · Rock · baclark · pdcche · Suehh · helenlinda · woolybill1 · stephenscott · Herge88 · mrswoolybill · digital_boi · Alvar · NobbytheNobster · EMJAYCEE · prabhusinha · danbrann · Len1950 · Daisymaye · SUE118 · mikbee · EAS · moiral · Brian65 · TrevBatWCC · ChristineD · RysiekJan · NeilWigan · bayleaf1 · Brilane · PaulLiley · barbarahirst · rpba18205 · Glostopcat ·
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 7:51 AM

v1 for me today carol wonderful comp and detail cracking colours a belter Wink
andy

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 8:07 AM

V.2 for me, Carol, and I love A.A. Milne's verse, so fitting for this image! Carol

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James_C
James_C  536 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 8:40 AM

I love A.A. Miln. What an good choice to accompany these two images.

James

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Jodyw17
Jodyw17  5 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2011 - 8:43 AM

Love V2, very effective

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 9:06 AM

An unusual accompaniment for A.A. Milne, but it works so well--- love it!
Jennnn

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baclark
baclark  63740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 9:12 AM

Now I remember the poem being sung by Kermit in the Muppet show!! Thanks I'm going to have that as an earworm all day now!! Raised a smile with me this morning, wonder how many cats they have on Easter Island!? Super shot Carol.
Barbara

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2011 - 9:16 AM

Lovely capture Carol, nice poem too, V1 for me today.. Peter

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Suehh
Suehh  839 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 9:19 AM

The image and poem compliment each so well - V1 is my favourite today.

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helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 9:30 AM


Quote: Now I remember the poem being sung by Kermit in the Muppet show!!
Barbara

me too - delightful capture - I like both versions
Helen

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 9:36 AM

Love the contrast between the two heads!
V2 in preference.
Bill

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stephenscott
9 Mar 2011 - 9:38 AM

Excellent shot Carol, has to be V2 for me lovely detail and texture..

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1187 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 10:20 AM

What an extraordinary combination - the cat wants to play, the head is trying to maintain a dignified distance. I'm thinking 'A cat can look upon a queen'
Colour for me.
Moira

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digital_boi
9 Mar 2011 - 10:51 AM

V2 for me today Grin

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Alvar  8 France2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 10:57 AM

V2 for me Delightful shot. ....AA Milne and my English literature class .... a long time ago Carol!!!
Thanks for the memory
Alvar

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NobbytheNobster

Excellent shot Carol, good detail and composition, love the poem too Smile
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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 11:37 AM

Colour my choice Carol and thanks for reminding me of that poem.
Joan.

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prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 11:54 AM

The cat is more prominent in color.A well planned image & appropriate poem.

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danbrann Plus Member 10517 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 1:42 PM

A super array of bits and pieces.

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Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
9 Mar 2011 - 1:46 PM

Colour for me Carol, very nice with a delightful poem.

Len

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 2:48 PM

I never know if I am half way up or half way down when I am in the middle of stairs !!
Colour for me.
Good shot Carol.
Mick.

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moiral  4 Scotland
9 Mar 2011 - 4:06 PM

V1 for me Carol. Very well composed. Moira

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TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 5:04 PM

Nice one, Carol...definitely V1 for me Smile
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9 Mar 2011 - 8:46 PM

Great light and textures, colour for me.
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9 Mar 2011 - 8:52 PM

V2 for me.

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NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2011 - 9:36 PM

vi i like the colours.

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bayleaf1  5 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2011 - 9:14 AM

Love the look on the statues face.
Well spotted.
John.

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PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2011 - 9:23 PM

Superb detail and great link with the Milne poem. Food for thought. Paul

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