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The lovely Karleen sits dejectedly on the harbour side in North Sunderland.

Before you go looking for a map, North Sunderland is probably 60 miles from Sunderland as the crow flies; indeed, it is much closer to Scotland than to Wearside. Until two days ago I would have said Seahouses harbour, but the sign at the entrance definitely said North Sunderland. Mrswoolybill and I went there for a bag of chips.

Karleen is rudderless at the moment. That means she's as good at navigating the salt seas as the Venus de Milo would be at doing the dishes. This is her stern. I expect she is of the genus or species known as a coble, but as I am a devoted landlubber I am uncertain.

Tomorrow I shall post another picture of Karleen to show that a rudder is not all she is lacking...........

70mm, 1/125th sec @ f4.5, ISO 200

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 70-300 VR Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Karleen
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:3 Oct 2007 - 9:14 AM
Tags:Boat, Coble, Harbour, North sunderland, Repair, Rust, Seahouses, Specialist / abstract, Transport
Votes:46

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Nettles
Nettles e2 Member 7Nettles vcard England
3 Oct 2007 - 9:17 AM

I'm starting to get the distinct view that you quite like chips Bill. A lot of your sorties seem based around fish and chip shops !
Rust, peeling paint, colours and thingies - excellent shot, like it.
Annette

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davidhu
davidhu e2 Member 9davidhu vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 9:17 AM

Lots of peeling paint, rust and general grunge, Bill. Excellent work.
Dave

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 9:25 AM


Quote: Mrswoolybill and I went there for a bag of chips

(see above)

Quote: Sorry, always like your back up story, it's just occurred to me, they mostly all include food and drink

(Robert glyndwr's comment on my upload yesterday.)

I hadn't realised until this week just how strong the connection is between photography and the Inner Woolybill...
Moira

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imander
imander e2 Member 7388 forum postsimander vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 9:31 AM

(Venus de Milo would be at doing the dishes). lol lol lol lol......fantastic............ great looking sad pic
ian

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Phil_Warr
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3 Oct 2007 - 9:38 AM

nice shot, sad also

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danbrann
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3 Oct 2007 - 9:44 AM

a good abstract bill with vibrant colours.

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derekv
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3 Oct 2007 - 9:46 AM

Love this type of shot, well taken, great colours and detail.
Derek

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graff
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3 Oct 2007 - 9:46 AM

excellent mate!.....red the job too. Graphics from walls and doors do the business for me all the time!

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
3 Oct 2007 - 9:50 AM

Excellent abstract Bill, nice colours and plenty of rust,
Fred.

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dianah
dianah e2 Member 824474 forum postsdianah vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 10:30 AM

Great symmetry here Bill and the lines and colours are very vibrant regardless of its rather dilapidated state..excellent.
Di

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field
field e2 Member 8field vcard Wales
3 Oct 2007 - 10:33 AM

Nice abstract Bill....colour and composition. Like the inclusion of the name though does add an air of sadness. Must try and find that old country and western album of hers.
Phil

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bliba
bliba e2 Member 9bliba vcard Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 10:55 AM

a great study ...love the vibrant colours!

superb


ollie

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Adrian_Reynolds
Adrian_Reynolds e2 Member 10202 forum postsAdrian_Reynolds vcard Scotland
3 Oct 2007 - 11:33 AM

Great vision Bill, love the abstract approach, the colour has presence, Karleen is quite a common name here in Shetland, fine image, Adrian

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 11:56 AM

Wonderful lettered abstract with lovely colours and textures. I wonder what the rest looks like.
Regards,
Rende

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glyndwr
glyndwr e2 Member 766 forum postsglyndwr vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 12:33 PM

Nice colours and detail Bill.

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Joline
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3 Oct 2007 - 12:49 PM

A festival of color. Even in it's dilapidated state it is beautiful. Very nice shot.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 2:59 PM

And what a beauty Karleen is.The nameplate itself is quite a ''recent'' addition with the condition it is in.The print is well defined and the three screws are still in good condition.The two nuts and bolts at the top make me wonder what they are securing at the other side.Good contrast with the red and blue paint.The metal bar is like a thermometor.It shows four stages of rust,decay and weathering.Good indication where the water line is most prominent here.Yes I like Karleen.But I think you knew I would Bill

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Briwooly
Briwooly e2 Member 9452 forum postsBriwooly vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 3:26 PM

Love this great crop

Brian.........................

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brownsilent
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3 Oct 2007 - 3:29 PM

Poor old lady, not in her best days anymore,
Johanna

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summ3r
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3 Oct 2007 - 3:57 PM

She still has some beautiful colours on her. You do seem to eat rather a lot of chipsSmile

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ChristineL
3 Oct 2007 - 4:23 PM

lovely colours and textures,
Chris.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 4:53 PM

Karleen shows much wear and rust-- Makes a great texture subject!

Well done, jennnn

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riprap007
riprap007 e2 Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2007 - 5:40 PM

very strong abstract; lots of interest with the colours, comp to make the most of the shape, peeling paint and textures Smile

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kinfatric
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3 Oct 2007 - 6:16 PM

well spotted

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JudeC
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3 Oct 2007 - 6:46 PM

Lovely old tub - JudeC

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3 Oct 2007 - 7:08 PM

colours look great

DougSmile

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davewaine
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3 Oct 2007 - 7:14 PM

Nice one, Bill. Beautiful colours.
Dave

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AngelaR
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3 Oct 2007 - 7:25 PM

Chips again Bill - you Northern folk must live on them Wink

Nice study of the colours and lines here - look forward to the next.

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TyChee
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3 Oct 2007 - 7:40 PM

Excellent color and texture! Well seen.
Ty

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Hop-A-Long
Hop-A-Long e2 Member 752 forum postsHop-A-Long vcard England
3 Oct 2007 - 9:00 PM

Lovely colours and textures Bill. Great shot and I am now intrigued as to what else she is missing.
Andy

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csr
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3 Oct 2007 - 11:17 PM

Great crop nice one
Chris

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newy17
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4 Oct 2007 - 6:30 AM

lovely colours and textures and a long way to go for fish & chips lol and yes we do love our chips up north.
ian

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IainH
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4 Oct 2007 - 8:34 AM

Nice work Bill

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Mavis
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4 Oct 2007 - 12:31 PM

Great abstract look on this peeling paint and stuff Bill .

They soon pick up on the food situation Smile So long as you're together , hang the cooking and washing up xx Smile

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pamelajean
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5 Oct 2007 - 7:36 PM

Karleen looks to have been quite patriotic in her youth, and the colours still survive. I like this, it's right up my street (boatyard).

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