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Two symbols of different eras in artillery means. Stone balls where the missiles of catapults and the cannon of the image above is one of the prime ancestors of modern artillery guns. Both stand in the moat of Rhodes great castle walls demostrating the use of these war means in the glorious past.

Thank you all for voting and commenting in my last upload! All are very much appreciated !
Special thanks to Kate (Irishkate) for her precious user award!

Regards,
George

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:8 Nov 2013 - 3:37 PM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Cannon and stone balls
Username:GeorgePlatis GeorgePlatis
Uploaded:12 Nov 2013 - 4:33 PM
Tags:Architecture, Greece, History, Rhodes
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Votes:35

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Caziwinkles
12 Nov 2013 - 4:38 PM

...and fire!! Another superb image George. Lovely composition and the colours are spot on. Smile

Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 4:41 PM

An interesting and very well composed image George. Pity about the car in the background, maybe a different point of view who have removed this distraction.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 4:52 PM

Two interesting artifacts George. Good there in situ. A hint of blue sky, lovely to see. Grin Peter.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 5:14 PM

A very interesting image with these weapons from such different ages.
R.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 5:22 PM

An Interesting image!!

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capto
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12 Nov 2013 - 5:51 PM

Nice to see these old relics.Smile

ivor

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JuBarney
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12 Nov 2013 - 5:56 PM

A really lovely and interesting capture
Ju

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 6:19 PM

Spent several weeks on Rhodes a few years ago, loved the island and its many historic sites, thanks for the
reminders. Nice Work.

Dave,

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 6:58 PM

An interesting image, I thought the cannon balls had rusted with a lovely patina-- Thanks for your text!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 7:13 PM

A bold image & interesting,

Ali

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 8:02 PM

An interesting historical image, well taken.

Lavina

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 8:09 PM

A lovely interesting capture George..Lin

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 11:46 PM

Interesting justaposition of these weapons of war.
Sad too that disputes lead to use of these.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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ukgubbi
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13 Nov 2013 - 12:44 AM

Love the composition.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 5:36 AM

An excellent composition, capture and presentation, George. Carol

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