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Latch on a greenhouse door at Southport Botanical Gardens.
excellent shot Eric,fabulous detail and colours.well done*click*
great comp, super colours, love it, Eric, click (*:*)
Really interesting muted colours, Eric, and nice shapes to go with it.
Great shot, the colours and textures are fab!! *click*
ooh yes, great shot. Klicked. K.
Good example of a subject we all try to take. Well done.
Great image and well spotted.
Great Colours and tones.
Well spotted Eric, I didn't even know you could get that close to the greenhouses there.
I love the range of textures and colours.
Well done Eric, I think I need to open my eyes a little bit more, I wouldn't have seen the potential here. Nice colours. Click.
Beautiful colors. Nicely spotted.
Fabulous shot Eric,love the colours and its really sharp,very well taken*click*
Excellent capture Eric, good colours shape and texture. Well spotted and well taken.
Excellent pic, lovely colours, good composition, I like it lots... Emma
what a wonderful colors !!
Wonderful capture Eric, click
Lovely rich colours. Great how you have found such beauty in a mundane object.
Brilliant work Eric & a well deserved EC :o)
Lovely detail in this Eric - many congratulations on your award.
How did this slip in without me noticing? Only found it when looking at your portfolio.
As ever - wonderful shot, with colours to die for!
Congrats on the EC
Stunning shot, Eric, well deserved EC. Fantastic, you inspire me, thank you
Great shot Eric. Congratulations on the EC.
nice shot eric --well deserved EC--nice and sharp
Well seen and taken Eric. Well deserved EC - congratulations.
Great shot, just shows that beauty is everwhere if only we open our eyes.Well deserved EC
Amazing colours, perfectly lit.
Many thanks to one and all for your positive responses. Just got back from Chester to find this pleasant surprise.
Just excellent Eric - great colours and textures in this.
What amazing colours, Eric.
Well done - its a great shot.
Well spotted Eric, such amazing colours.
Fantastic capture,love the colours...Mark
No more to add, it's all been said...Congrats on the EC.
Brilliant Eric - well done on your EC x
Holy Scousers! Another EC. Top shot Eric, for me, perhaps amongst your best. Those colours are a pure joy.
There's such a variety of colour and texture, and it all sits together very well. A lovely close-up study of an everyday object.
Totally brilliant Eric, some really appealing colours in this shot.
cool! congratulations! what great colour and detail!
Well seen, well photographed, great shot and congratulations
Great range of colours Eric and well composed. Congratulations on the EC.
Colour, detail, composition - fab!
Well done on the EC Eric its well deserved,
Superb colour and composition Eric. Congratulations.
Well spotted. Congrats on the EC.
Amazing range of colour in this, great shot.
Many thanks everybody. Great to hear from you all.
some beautiful colouring - congrats
Stunning shot eric, so much detail and what a collection of colours.
Great detail and colour for such a subject - usually it is shades of rust! Well desrved EC Eric - steve
Brilliant Eric, a well deserved EC, fantasic colours, great composition and pin sharp, very well done!
Very nice. well spotted.
Great picture Eric, congratulations on the EC.
Missed the thumbnail on this one first time, just wanted to say it is extremely good, its the range of colours that does it for me, really superb, congrats on the EC, very well deserved.
Many thanks for the comments. Computer problems this end, but hope to be back soon.
Proberly all been said already Eric, So Big click from me.
Excellent colour and texture Eric, really well done and worthy of your SECOND EC :o)
Bout time you got another EC. Good lad!
Brilliant image Eric, the EC is more than justified, congrats.
Superb shot. Fantastic colour -- like oil on water. Click.
Thanks Alan, Phil, Malcolm, George and Dean, great to have your comments.
A simple subject but very well taken Eric . Congratulations on your 2nd EC a well deserved addition ) The latch looks like a collectors piece . Wish I could read the words ,
Thanks Mavis, it says: Foster and Pearson Lmt Beeston Notts.
Thanks Eric I made the Notts bit out )
Spiffing shot Eric - congrats
Well done Eric ! You've done it again. Love detail shots like this and I think your latch is a cracker. Love the rust and decay and all the brown/green hues in it.
great colours and detail, cracking shot. *click*
Thanks Alan, David and Declan, good to hear from you.
Superb colour! and great detail to boot!
Congratulations Eric on another great EC image.
Thanks Gary and Roy, good to hear from you.
Superb, a great spot and a well deserved EC, congratulations. What lovely colours this has gained over the years.
Thanks Brian, great to have your comment.
Wow all the above and more,congratulations on your EC,well deserved.
Simply stunning. Very well captured. The colours are out of this world.
Congrats on the award Eric, this one truly deserves it.
Thank you very much Hudson, glad you like it.
Amazing colours and textures in this very original image. A well deserved EC
Thank you Graham, good to hear from you.
Well done on EC Eric. This is great work.
I am considering a 300D myself. Think I'll go and order it now.
Thanks Brian, very flattering. It's a good camera, but the automatic settings can't be relied upon for creative images, especially in high contrast and low light situations. Happily, there's manual control. Wish it had a split ring option for manual focus and I wish there were some way of having dof markings on the lens barrel like the older slr zoom lenses. You have to make do with a dof button which closes the aperture, but I find this misleading as the darkened image often appears to indicate a good sharp image over a wide dof, when in fact either the background or foreground turn out to be softer than expected when you zoom in to examine the results. It's also chunky and damned heavy!
Still, when all said and done, when it all comes together, it works. It didn't take long to grow accustomed to its little eccentricities. I'm saving for another lens as soon as I've a working burn drive in my computer.
Wonderful image Eric and apolgies for not commenting sooner,super colours and shot! Congrats on EC! Regards Steve.
bit late, but thought i would add my congratulations, lovely shot eric, super colours, you do like your green dont you? :o)
Thanks Steve and Danny, great to hear from both of you. Greens are good for you Danny, didn't your mum tell you?
Hey Eric, well done! Missed this while I was away. Great colouring and I love the composition here also.
I haven't been here for a while, that's why I had lost this one, well Eric, it's great, the colours are magnificent and the composition is perfect. Congratulations!
Many thanks Phil and Patrizia.
Great shot Eric. Congratulations on the EC, really pleased you've got another, very well done.
Many thanks for your good wishes Richard.
Hi Eric ...so many comments here I won't attempt to read them all and I'm sure I'm repeating what others have already said!! ...This is a great shot, there's so much interest with the different textures and subtle colours and the composition is spot on. That new camera's earning it's keep already!! ....well deserved EC ....congrats and click
Thank you Rob, glad you like it. Good to have your comment.
Thanks Martin, glad you like it.
Eric - what a nice suprise awaiting me when I managed to get back in again just now. This is superb (as everyone has been telling you). The colours, textures and composition are masterful - a well earned second EC. (and my little click
Many thanks Brian, pleased that you like it.
Just come across this one Eric. I love it - superb detail and colours. So much going on in such a small area.
Thanks very much Adam, glad you like it so much.
Beatiful shot Eric.It looks very graphic for me but unusal for colour...been used with B&W in graphism.Congrats on your well deserved EC.thank you for comments.
Thanks Ovi, good to hear from you.
Thank you Tim.
A well deserved EC. This is the photo that I dream of taking!!! Saw this whilst looking through your outstanding portfolio. When are you going to turn pro???
Thank you Jo, no plans in that direction, although I'm open to offers!
I missed this one Eric, just been having a look through your portfolio, it was about time you had another EC.
Well spotted, this has made for a great picture, and 81 clicks ...wow, one of the highest I've seen I think.
Thanks Anne, glad you like it.
Fantastic Eric. One of your best I think - the colours and texture all come together and make this a real treat for the eyes. Every element in this from the screws to the latch itself really delight the eye and you get a real sense of the craftsmanship in the making of it. Big click.
Thank you very much Suzi, very glad you like it so much.
Wow Eric super shot,great colours & details,very well done.. & many compliments for the EC too....CLICK!!!!
Thank you Stef, great to hear from you.
Great image - thought i would give it click 86.
Thanks very much Phil, good to hear from you.
Great shot Eric, superb.
Got a sore finger scrolling down through all these comments, and all of them well deserved.
Thanks Gary and Dave, glad you like it.
Superb colours and textures, well captured!
the details are geat. ciao!
Thanks Andy and Gerico, glad you both like it.
Its wonderful that something so simple could be made so interesting! The colours and the details are amazing
Thanks Terry, glad you like it.
Thanks very much Paul.
Interesting Picture and great textures,well done.
Thank you Steven, glad you dropped by for a look.
Texture, colour, composition - the lot. Clicked.
Thanks Albert, glad you like it.
great sense of drama & mood. I really like this pic! =)
Thank you Vivo, good to have your opinion.
Many thanks Steve.
Thanks Laura, glad you like it.
This is great - lovely colours
Thanks Ella, glad you like it.
Wow, this is wonderful! So much colour and texture! A well deserved EC
Thank you Helen, pleased to hear your opinion.
Congrats on a well deserved EC Eric,well done
Thanks Julie, good to have your comment.
i wonder what happens? will the site stop? :o)
No, it will be left on the latch Danny.
Nearing the Century mark! As long as it doesn't become doormant (sic), then you should catch sight of it soon.
Sorry, I can't handle this any longer, I'm becoming unhinged!!!
Sounds like you are taking a lot of pun-ishment.
With the number of comments I have on my pictures(10 is my maximum so far on one image), maybe not as much as I might!
click number 99 ! quality shot
Many thanks Kevin! Just one more to go.
Saw your shot today, looked at your portfolio and couldn't remember if i'd commented or not! Had to scroll through the reams of praise, but got here in the end. A proud 100th click, no point saying owt else as its all been said before.
Thanks very much Phil, great to make the century!
Congratulations Eric - :oD - well deserved!
I have a liking for rust and this is simply a wonderful shot. Your work is great Eric.
You do have the 'EYE'.
Thanks Jal, glad you think so.
Pin sharp detail with great tones and textures - well spotted and nicely captured. Warm congratulations on the well-earned EC. *click*
Thanks Susie, glad you like it.
Overlooked this on the gallery, only found it when I saw that you had commented on "Blue". Excellent colours and interesting theme. cngrats on the EC and thanks too for your comments.
Thank you Mike, good to have your comment.
However did I miss this one?, sorry Eric, it's great, congratulations on the EC.
106 clicks eh?, I havent had that many for all my photos added together lol.
Thanks for viewing Geoff. I didn't expect this to do so well myself.
Excellent shot Eric. Congrats on the EC.
Thanks Rich, pleased to have your comment.
haven't looked at your portfolio for a bit, I take a look and there is this in it. What a vast depth of colour, sharpness is superb. Excellent photography on this piece of work eric.
Thanks Andrew and Kris, pleased to know you both like it.
Adsolutely amazing - Like it a lot.
Thanks Jenny, glad you like it.
Congratulations on recieving an editors choice award. I really do like this photo, and with the huge feedback already given by many many others, there's little that i can add that hasn't already been said. The colour saturation is unbelievably stunning. Thoroughly deserved EC. And thank you for your comment too. Much appreciated. But i have a hard task to match anything near this standard. Well done!!!!
Many thanks for viewing and commenting Craig, good to know you like it.
Crikey! That's a good pic! Good for you!!
Thank you Ade, good to hear from you.
great colours well done
so simple but nice