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No rust tonight,just a simple little knotty one I thought.
(Albeit,it is that cheap tacky plastic stuff !!)

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot G11
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Apr 2012 - 3:14 PM
Focal Length:6.1mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Tacky and knotty.
Username:mikbee mikbee
Uploaded:1 May 2012 - 11:11 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General
Votes:48

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2012 - 11:28 PM

Granny knot ot wotknot or a "tack bend" to match tacky plastic
or a good one for "hitching up your breeks. Good g(reef)thinkmI'm trying too hard.
KateGrinGrin

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2012 - 11:35 PM

It is certainly bright.
Good one Mick……

Jocelia………...

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debu
debu  4 India
2 May 2012 - 12:31 AM

Excellently presented.
debu

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 1:08 AM

Hopalong Chastity would turn in his grave if he saw the quality of rope available for lasso's these days Mike - good shot though ...Bill

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 1:42 AM

I WANT some of this rope--- splendid colors and great contrasts in the image!

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 6:28 AM

for a moment I thought you were starting a double act...but then the front end of your horse seems to have bolted WinkGrinGrin

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mikemullumby
2 May 2012 - 7:19 AM

It's knot what i expected from you Mick.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 7:37 AM

Rust? 'Frayed knot GrinGrin

Dave

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64431 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 7:40 AM

Nuclear rope!

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reflectionsinlight

hard to keep the eyes off it electric neon

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 8:02 AM

just what we needed on this damp morning - bright colour different to the days offerings re weatherWink

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 8:02 AM

You seem at the end of your rope, I'm a-frayed...

...sorry...couldn't resist Grin

[By the way, I believe the French maid's name would be spelt 'Fluffez' Smile ]

Andrew

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 8:58 AM

Super image Mick, great colours and textures, like this one a lot

Hugh

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1022 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 9:05 AM

Your uploads somehow bring out the best (or the worst... ) in your admirers' comments...
I was thinking, Blimey, Compo's trousers have gone psychedelic...
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 9:11 AM

Why has somebody added a stripe of white paint to the strands of the rope? Are they hiding something? Some real rope at the core, perhaps?
I dunno, I s'pose if you can have wire wool you can have plastic rope, after all.
Have you noticed how I sometimes get my arguments tied in knots ?
What day is it?
Which way is up?
Are these my feet?
Wink
Regards
Bill

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danbrann
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2 May 2012 - 9:29 AM

give a man enough rope.............. It's good to see that you have taken your photography in a new direction Mick. I can remember the days when you just used to photograph rust but now that the government are trying to put VAt on that you've moved on. I like a man who experiments......

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ugly
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2 May 2012 - 9:44 AM

I see you are fighting with light on this image..
A few burn out areas...
Other wise great detail...

Dave

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Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 9:53 AM

A great composition Mick Love the vivid colour
Alvar

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 12:11 PM

No rust?! Well, it's just knot good enough, Mick! A well seen shot, though you could hardly miss seeing that vivid colour! Grin
Trev Smile

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2 May 2012 - 12:21 PM

that is green!

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Mynett
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2 May 2012 - 1:45 PM

love that green against the timber it really stands proud, nice detail

Linda

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KingBee
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2 May 2012 - 3:48 PM

It's very green, as has been noted. But that's what gets ya right in the eye, and that's what makes this particularly effective.

Re your "hair" remark on my own upload, if you have any pics of yourself back in the day, I could use a laff ........ Wink

Regards.

Bob

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2 May 2012 - 4:42 PM

wonderfully bold image

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 5:33 PM

I'm just wondering who you've got tied up on the other side of the Tree Mick Smile

John Smile

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2012 - 5:52 PM

Nicely done, that green is . . . well, that green
jon

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LynneJoyce
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2 May 2012 - 5:54 PM

Hawser bout that for a change in direction, but I'm knot surprised, it's all a-cord-ing to plan!

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gajewski
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2 May 2012 - 7:33 PM

No rust? Be still my heart.
I like the diagonal composition here and the detail in the wood is very nice.
-=\Walter

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JPatrickM
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3 May 2012 - 12:12 AM

That string's rather a violent colour Mick. I think I'd rather have rust. Nice shot.
Patrick

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2012 - 5:47 AM

You certainly got this one tied up nicely Mick . A different direction for you on this one.
Rob

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annettep38
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3 May 2012 - 7:51 AM

I"m shocked!,,,
Someone nicked the rust in here!
No,only kidding, it is a nice rusty colour!

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moiral
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3 May 2012 - 9:02 AM

You been nicking washing lines Mick. Nice splash of vivid colour here.
Moira

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Glostopcat
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3 May 2012 - 7:23 PM

If your neighbour realises that you've pinched her clothes line it could be the end of the line for you and your last post! lol

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LexEquine
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3 May 2012 - 11:08 PM

'Excellent color, tonality, pin-sharp details, textures, & Compo,' Mick~~ Smile

~ Peter

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