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A mystery item in my sister's garden in mid-Wales.

Sorry I can't offer a positive identification but it's either a Wotsit or a Thingy.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100
Lens:LEICA
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:8 Apr 2012 - 8:45 AM
Focal Length:8.3mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/3.2
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:-0.33
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Wotsit
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:28 Apr 2012 - 8:19 AM
Tags:Black & white, Photo journalism, R.A.S., Silly saturday, Specialist / abstract
Votes:44

Comments

twelvemegs
28 Apr 2012 - 8:44 AM

Super gritty mono Bill, which complements this piece of gubbins.

David

franken
franken e2 Member 123125 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 9:14 AM

Definitely a wotsit Bill! Grin Excellent!

Ken

minter
minter e2 Member 4minter vcard United Kingdom
28 Apr 2012 - 9:45 AM

I was going to say gritty! Nice.

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 9:46 AM

clearly an oomajaflop! Grin

photoshy
photoshy  3 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2012 - 10:16 AM

agree with ken, a wotsit.
stuart.

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
28 Apr 2012 - 10:27 AM

superb
and this toning...!

Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 10:37 AM

We would say here A "truc" Bill SmileSmileSmile
Regards
Alvar

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 12:18 PM

A good gritty image here Bill, and yes, it's definitely one of those.

John Smile

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 1:43 PM

Or it could be a douflop - but most of them are in Northants WinkWinkWink
Like your grainy mono here Bill
Helen

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 2:30 PM

That's what I'd call it. Kind of looks like an old heavy duty wheelbarrow...........Sandy

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 3:30 PM

It's a thingummyjig, Bill! A great, gritty mono shot Wink
Trev Smile

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 3:37 PM

You are close with your ID of a thingy Bill,
but it has an extra gear wheel here,so therefor
it is a thingyjiggerybob !!
But wotsit for ?,I have no ID !!
Mick.

Last Modified By mikbee at 28 Apr 2012 - 3:38 PM
LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 5:26 PM

~ Makes for a Unique Monochrome Abstract still life Image ~

~ Peter Wink

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1596 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 5:50 PM

I thought it might be an old mangle, but am very unsure about that.
I am even wondering if YOU know what it is.
Makes a great picture, anyway, Bill.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 6:09 PM

Intriguing! Makes a good mono pic though.

jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 6:17 PM

No idea what it is, but I may have the missing bit.
jon

stevesloan
28 Apr 2012 - 6:27 PM

I like these gritty images

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 6:41 PM


Quote: I thought it might be an old mangle, but am very unsure about that.
I am even wondering if YOU know what it is.

I haven't the faintest idea Smile
I think it was purely ornamental when new; I find it even more ornamental now.....
At any rate, it is bound to be related to Jon Webber's Thingy Smile

Last Modified By woolybill1 at 28 Apr 2012 - 6:43 PM
annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 12:39 AM

not the faintest idea. definitely a farmadingdong. and very well processed.

joolsb
joolsb  927115 forum posts Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 8:11 AM

The answer is quite simple. If it tastes of cheese then it's a Wotsit. Otherwise it's a thingy.

HTH. Wink

KingBee
KingBee e2 Member 8329 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 8:52 AM

it's a knackersqueezer, anyone can see that, typically used by the Spanish priests back in the day .....

(God, makes me eyes water just thinking about it ....)

Lovely grain, BTW.

Trying to catch up - trust you're both well.

Begards.

Bob

Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 8:02 PM

No. It is defo a thingymajig Bill. Love the POV here and the graininess.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 8:33 PM

This one would catch Mikbee's eye no doubt

Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 8Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 9:15 PM

Tis summat, Bill.
Brian

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