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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

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twelvemegs
28 Apr 2012 - 8:44 AM

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

David

franken
franken Plus Member 123471 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 9:14 AM

Definitely a wotsit Bill! Grin Excellent!

Ken

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

I was going to say gritty! Nice.

cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114320 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 Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
28 Apr 2012 - 10:27 AM

superb
and this toning...!

Alvar
Alvar  8 France2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 10:37 AM

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

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper 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 Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 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 Plus Member 6Daisymaye 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 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  9 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 9898 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1710 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 Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 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 Plus Member 8woolybill1 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 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 12:39 AM

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

joolsb
joolsb  1027116 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 Plus Member 9418 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  839 forum posts 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 Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 8:33 PM

This one would catch Mikbee's eye no doubt

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

Tis summat, Bill.
Brian

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