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In case you don't know, I live in rural france, which means we are not exactly spoilt with big trucks and wheelie bins.
This here is mainly from Malaysia and a glimpse into the French motor trade or what happens to your car parts. I couldn't resist dipping a bit into Nik's Color Efex.
Last but not least, why we didn't move to Malaysia. (nš6)
Finally, the trash team round where we are moving to: A pair of vultures above the wheelie bin, just round the corner from our future home in Guanacaste.

PS V2is not selcetive colour, it is only desaturated a bit and there was a last ray of sun reflected on the bins and a red light above a door.
Important, here is a link to a photo that is NOT mine on my Facebook page.. Tells you where your 'RECYLED' stuff goes!
looks like the link does not wor that well.. try this
https://www.facebook.com/annettep38

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:nikkor 135 1:2 DC Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Oct 2013 - 10:40 AM
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Bin There Dumped That!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:30 Apr 2014 - 9:13 AM
Tags:Architecture, Costa rica, Digitally manipulated, France, Landscape / travel. Kota Damansara, Malaysia, Photo journalism, Vulture
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 9:18 AM

And I thought Greece was a dirty nation, Annette Sad Malaysia beats our dumping of rubbish easily, so sad to see the lovely countryside ruined by their ideas of rubbish disposal Sad Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 9:23 AM

Just seen Lynne's contribution to this venture by she and others: great set again from you, Annette, and my favourite is between V 2 and 3, the selective colour retention shots.
V 6 would suggest the folk out east are as mucky as we are in the UK with a tendency to dump everything at our feet.
R.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 9:59 AM

OK Annette you're going to have to show mw images of why you are moving there?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 10:08 AM

This makes a good series - especially when combined with Lyn Joyce's post of today.
You have the subject covered between you!

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 10:44 AM

A contrast to what happens here, our earth being polluted !! Excellent set Annette.
Ron

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114301 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 11:05 AM

and parts of Malaysia are so unspoilt...this is what the pursuit of materialism brings Sad

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digital_boi
30 Apr 2014 - 11:22 AM

yes parts of Malaysia are unspoilt only because there are very few human living in the area Malaysia and Indonesia draw so many parallels its untrue having lived in both countries banyak orang bodoh

Graham

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 11:36 AM

YAY! Well done for this set and for being such a good international partner in trash! I love the series. All are excellent but of course I have favourites. V2 is spectacular and could easily grace any magazine feature on urban living, V5 is brilliantly complex and detailed and V7 features the best garbage disposal team of all.

Well done for featuring the link to the photograph in the midst of the place where our 'recycled' materials go. It is easy to be smug and complacent because we fill our recycling bins carefully, but recycling is only third out of five in the waste hierarchy and there are significant environmental implications associated with it as the photograph clearly shows.

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 30 Apr 2014 - 11:43 AM

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2268 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 11:58 AM

I bet these images won't be gracing the tourist brochures of MalasiaGrin....cannot understand why the rubbish cannot be removed from the streets at night...must attract rats...
That said an amazing set of images Annette...

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 12:06 PM

Excellent work, Annette, and the other 3 in your team Grin

For me, V6 would be the tip of the iceberg for 'reasons not to move to Malaysia', actually.

If I had to pick a favourite here, it would be between Vs 3 and 4. V4 is very artistically done, both the shot and processing. Especially the processing. But I also love the composition and that tree in V4 Smile

Andrew

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 12:11 PM

Nice to see the rubbish from foreign parts Annette.
Some good quality grot there by the looks of it.
As I said on Lynnes upload,
a fine rubbish set,and you too will know that is a compliment from me !!
Mick.

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ChrisWallace
30 Apr 2014 - 12:45 PM

An informative set of images, like the title
Chris

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 12:52 PM

We humans certainly do make a mess of things don't we!

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 3:10 PM

Ahhhhh---- the birds
They do a pretty good job cleaning up some stuff.

I saw a different image some where, thought it was the best!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 4:16 PM

We can talk of the bad old days but things don't seem to be improving much in some places.!!!Sad
Joan.

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 - 4:32 PM

I found the Birds Annette, bit bigger than mineSmileTongueWink Great set of interesting images.SmileSmile
Brian

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gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 5:11 PM

Wow -- what a wonderful series, Annette. I'm glad you mentioned that you did not apply selective coloring to V2. That might be my favorite shot and I was going to compliment you on how effectively you applied that technique. I guess I am jaded from doing to much Photoshop.

Is that your Mercedes parked in the no parking zone? Smile

I love your vultures in V7 -- perfect timing catching one looking down at potential food.
Nice comp. in V4. That tree really sets the scene and makes for a nice (but sad) juxtaposition to the trash.
V3 is right up there with V2 in terms of visual interest.
V6 is a good bit of photojournalism and a sad commentary.
V5 has some very nice grot detail.

-=\Walter

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2014 - 8:40 AM

A disturbingly interesting series of shots Annette. Still trying to make some sense of them to myself. Great images however.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2014 - 9:26 AM

A terrific set of rubbish images (except V7, Annette Wink ) and as varied as can be.
A truly worthy upload in the name of GAS (Garbage Appreciation Society) Smile
What a world we live in... literally a "throw-away" society.
And most interested to see where some societies are happy to dispose of their garbage.

Simon

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2014 - 9:35 AM

Great set of images
mike

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7219 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2014 - 5:03 PM

Cracking set of shots Annette, i like V7 they are real disposal units

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Glostopcat
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6 May 2014 - 9:13 PM

An interesting and eclectic set of images Annette

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