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An old fashioned post box.
And unless you come from another planet (or Sunderland perhaps !!) you will recognise where about it is.

Brand:OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera:Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1
Lens:Olympus 14-42mm Lens
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Aug 2013 - 10:19 AM
Focal Length:27mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Sunday Post.
Username:mikbee mikbee
Uploaded:8 Sep 2013 - 12:26 AM
Tags:General, Humour / fun
Votes:53

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debu
debu  4 India
8 Sep 2013 - 12:29 AM

Great capture.
debu

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taggart
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8 Sep 2013 - 12:36 AM

Guess I am from ontoher planet, but the post box is well placed and of such a color that it can't be missed!

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sweetpea62
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8 Sep 2013 - 12:54 AM

Excellent shot Mick..Lin

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Irishkate
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8 Sep 2013 - 1:26 AM

Is that what you're reading these days Mick?
I should explain that The Sunday Post is a Scottish newspaper!
Good one Mike!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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nonur
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8 Sep 2013 - 2:18 AM


Quote: Guess I am from ontoher planet, but the post box is well placed and of such a color that it can't be missed!

Same here, Mick.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
8 Sep 2013 - 4:43 AM

I always suspected there was something different about me - I really do not know where this image was taken Smile I do love that red post box though - a beauty !

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LynneJoyce
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8 Sep 2013 - 5:12 AM

Wow, two Victorian beauties in one shot, well done.

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8 Sep 2013 - 6:11 AM


Quote: I always suspected there was something different about me - I really do not know where this image was taken Smile I do love that red post box though - a beauty !

and I am not from Sunderland or another planetBlush.....however I find the image wonderful....excellent photography Mick

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Badgerfred
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8 Sep 2013 - 7:37 AM

No post here on a Sunday Mick,SmileSmileSmile, a fine composition,
Fred.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 7:56 AM

What a lovely old post box Mick ~ altogether a fine composition.

Albert

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CaroleS
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8 Sep 2013 - 8:04 AM

A grand old post box - would not want to post letters there if it was stormy, I can see letters being blown away! At least the hole looks big enough to get your arm in if you change your mind about postingWink
Great comp MickSmile
Carole

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 8:15 AM

Yes the good old Forth rail bridge Mick seen that few times in my younger days, A cracking shot though Rob

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woolybill1
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8 Sep 2013 - 8:19 AM

At least it isn't The Last Post, Mick. We've been hearing rather a lot of that in the last week . . .
Nicely composed shot, even if it's rather a long way from Tipperary Smile
Regards
Bill

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netta1234
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8 Sep 2013 - 8:22 AM

Abrilliant shot MickSmile
NettaSmile

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Michaela_Solway

Great image & the red really pops.....love it & I think I know where it is Wink

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lifesnapper
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8 Sep 2013 - 8:27 AM

A very good 'posting' Mick, and not completely short of Rust. ( Is it the Golden Gate Bridge) Wink

John Smile

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pluckyfilly
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8 Sep 2013 - 8:37 AM

The old pillar boxes are always good for a picture and you show this one well, if I am being picky Mik and if you were able without falling into the drink - had you moved slightly left the fabulous bridge might have been less obtrusive but full credit to you for the shallow dof the P.B could look better a couple of inches left where there is a natural dip in the structure of the bridgeWink I do like these old type P.B. thoughSmile

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NDODS
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:19 AM

What is wrong with Sunderland Mike?

I have been a Sunderland fan all my life, I lived in Whitburn for a considerable time, and I know Sunderland very well. I find your remark to be extremely curt and out of order. "But you are probably right" GrinGrinGrin

A great image, love the point of view and the subject matter

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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morpheus1955
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:29 AM

Cracking shot Mick, excellent composition and I love the post box

Hugh

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TrevBatWCC
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8 Sep 2013 - 11:43 AM

Sunday Post, eh? My dad used to get that newspaper every...err...Sunday! Grin I used to like reading The Broons and Oor Wullie when I were a lad...and a bit older! A fine looking old post box, and that old bridge in that background ain't bad either! Wink
Trev Smile

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danbrann
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8 Sep 2013 - 4:09 PM

Is it the Tyne Bridge Mick? I love that receding focus which helps to accentuate the post box.

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8 Sep 2013 - 4:30 PM

Trust you to take a picture with the old post box as your subject instead of the Forth Rail BridgeGrin! And it's not all that grotty, quite well maintained. Excellent dof, though, Mick.

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Joline
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8 Sep 2013 - 5:26 PM

Where ever it is, it's a beauty. The juxtaposition between the two objects is brilliant.

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ChiliMan
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8 Sep 2013 - 5:39 PM

This really makes for a beautiful shot but I must admit I got rather anxious initially as I hunted about desperately to find some rust and couldn't find any!

I then relaxed as I realised it was your evil twin who had taken this and commandeered your EPZ account.

Andrew

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8 Sep 2013 - 6:02 PM

Very impressive combination Mick
Lillian

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wnbeat
wnbeat  836 forum posts Scotland
9 Sep 2013 - 8:11 AM

Nice work Mick, just goes to show the old ones are the bestGrin

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9 Sep 2013 - 9:06 AM

That is a beautiful old post box, and love the title Mick. Moira

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KingBee
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9 Sep 2013 - 9:07 AM

You would remember them putting this up, no? WinkWink

Regards.

Bob

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annettep38
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9 Sep 2013 - 4:31 PM

very good explanation of a sunday post
I have stood on your planet some 13 years ago and taken a few shots of the beacons under there.

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gingerdelight

I'm from Sunderland Mick and have no idea what you are on about!!

However......I do know a good shot when I see one! Smile
Carol

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9 Sep 2013 - 10:07 PM

They don't Mackem like that anymore Mick, a first class post from you, just like the postman you always deliver

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fificat100
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10 Sep 2013 - 12:05 AM

Well done placing the postbox where you did, Mick. For a change, something really dominates over our lovely bridge!!!

Lavina

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Ayoob
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11 Sep 2013 - 12:06 AM

Fantastic shot , Mick....Grin

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Chinga
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23 Sep 2013 - 2:38 AM

Who put that there?
I am so into that great metalic thing in the background Mick!
IB

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