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Fire buckets at the parcels office of Rowley Station, now part of Beamish Museum.
So how did the New Year creep in for you, then? I'm afraid I fell asleep over my book not long after 11 p.m.: can't take the excitement any longer Wink

Thanks to SUE118 , Joline and Peter jaktis for their generous U.A.s yesterday.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Lensbaby Composer/double glass optic/f2.8
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Oct 2012 - 1:30 PM
Focal Length:50mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Shade
Title:IN
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:2 Jan 2013 - 8:57 AM
Tags:Lensbaby, Photo journalism, Specialist / abstract
Votes:42

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phil1963
phil1963 e2 Member 2265 forum postsphil1963 vcard United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 - 8:59 AM

My wife and i didn't even make it to 10 o clockGrin

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Jan 2013 - 9:03 AM

This is a great image ! I love the red buckets and stone wall combination !! Well seen and taken Smile

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104248 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 9:07 AM

Stayed up for the Hootenanny (which is recorded anyway!!!) but some great `live' music GrinGrin

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43678 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 9:08 AM

Two seizures and a cracking headache...

Hey ho that is life Bill

A great image again the Lensbaby and your wonderful eye working as one.

Regards Nathan GrinGrin

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 9:28 AM

So eye catching Bill...When is New years Eve?

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 10:01 AM

Good use of the lensbaby here, works well with the vibrant colour of the buckets.

Best Matt

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 10:55 AM

Wonderfully dynamic bokeh Bill. (how's that for a nickname; Bokeh Bill Wink ) To me it suggests heat coming out of that window; maybe it is time to actually use those buckets Wink
Regards,
Rende

Last Modified By Rende at 2 Jan 2013 - 10:55 AM
WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41119 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 11:09 AM

A fine way to see the New Year 'IN', Bill. Managed a 20hr stint to see midnight and watch the fireworks on TV. I keep promising myself to get down to the Thames on New Year's Eve but the crowds just put me off.

Dave

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 11:46 AM

Rende's nickname may catch on Bokeh Bill! Smile I love your composition here with those lovely spikey circles just edging in on the right and the lensbaby magic!
Ann

Last Modified By AnnChown at 2 Jan 2013 - 11:46 AM
Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 11:55 AM

Effective use of the lensbaby Bill and I like the colour combination too!

Sarah *

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 12:42 PM

The red does it for me. I would also like to see this shot with a normal lens, it has strong compositional possibilities.

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 1:31 PM

That red just pops Bill!

I have some colour lensbaby images coming up in the near future. A day in the park downtown in glorious winter sun rendered some amazing colour - I think the LB slightly exaggerates colour.

How did we ring in the New Year? With some good Riesling (champagne just gives us a headache!) and watching a Christmas special of Call the Midwife that I had taped earlier. So, we made it past midnight Smile

Anne

nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 1:50 PM

Well, after eating and drinking my home-made wine with the family and a friend, I was called by my friends sharing the same block and I went upstairs for another course which lasted until four in the morning. I drank raki this time with specially made hot balls made with bulgur, raw meat and lots of red chilly pepper. However, I was up at 8.30 with no headache. I was lucky, wasn't I? Otherwise, I'd have to pour buckets of water in to appease the bad effect of hot pepper and booze.Wink So, your inquiry and the photograph made me think of all that, Bill.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 4:40 PM

Buckets of water this way .........

I beat ya Bill. I was tucked up with me book by 10.30pm, then the blighters with fireworks kept me awake anyway. Grin
x

leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
2 Jan 2013 - 4:48 PM

Nicely composition. The blur adds something special to your image
Effrossini

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 5:25 PM

That shade of Red really brings this image to life Bill, smashing!

John Smile

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 5:31 PM

I managed to stay awake until I left our local club about 1:00 a.m. yesterday morning! A good night was had by all, with some good entertainment Wink
Nice colourful capture here, Bill Smile
Trev Smile

aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 - 5:41 PM

......and OUT, OUT and.......TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink
P.S. Getting older getting wiser??SmileTongue

franken
franken e2 Member 123265 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 6:05 PM

I managed to stay awake until 1 am! First time we've been in on new years eve for years.

Played Trivial pursuit and after several long drinks nobody can remember who won!SmileSmile

More excellent work here Bill.

Ken

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 6:21 PM

Wonderfully captured and played with, also pleased to be your 30th vote.

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 9:43 PM

Wonderful affect on those red buckets Bill SmileSmile
Helen

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2013 - 4:04 AM

Love your red pails and the pull towards them. Hey, I get up at 4:00am so you can guess what time I stayed up to........Sandy

frz67
frz67  5 Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2013 - 6:41 PM

fantastic color and perfect placement of the sweet-spot

francesco

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