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Boarded up and partly painted - maybe to hide some unpleasant graffiti.
Yet even in such grim circumstances something of beauty can be found.
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:17 Dec 2013 - 3:21 PM
Focal Length:32mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Boarded up.
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:26 Dec 2013 - 9:00 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Specialist / abstract
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7395 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom970 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:07 AM

Fading wood and paint produce such pretty pastel tones.
Moira

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:09 AM

Thanks Moira Smile

Last Modified By helenlinda at 26 Dec 2013 - 9:10 AM

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:13 AM

Gorgeous colours and textures, Helen, super spot and capture. Carol

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
26 Dec 2013 - 9:28 AM

beautiful textures!

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2154 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:32 AM

There's some lovely tones and texture in this imageSmile
NettaSmile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:34 AM

Thanks Carol, Pascal and Netta SmileSmileSmile

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:39 AM

Love this, yes full of beauty....great capture

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:42 AM

Oh wow - many thanks Colleen for your User Award - what a wonderful surprise SmileSmileSmile

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franken
franken e2 Member 113055 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 9:57 AM

Wonderful abstract, Helen.

Ken

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 10:13 AM

Thanks Ken Smile

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 10:24 AM

Amazing tones and texture and shapes as well. Great shot.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 11:39 AM

Super texture and tones very nicely captured here Helen.
Joan.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 1:20 PM

Lovely tones. The knot in the wood reminds me of a peacock.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 3:24 PM

A bit of detail well spotted and picked out Helen.
Good shot.
Mick.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 3:28 PM

You certainly have made this into a very interesting and attractive composition.....sometimes the parts really are greater than the whole.

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 5:20 PM

A peacock is attempting to morph out of the wood.

Anne

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Dowie
Dowie  1 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 5:29 PM

A hidden bird of paradise

Di

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 6:50 PM

Beautifully observed Helen.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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JawDborn
JawDborn e2 Member 2722 forum postsJawDborn vcard England
26 Dec 2013 - 6:54 PM

Loved the "peacock," (as described above). Makes a great photo into an even better one.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2013 - 12:10 AM

Good textures and patterns,well spotted.

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lblythe
lblythe  1 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2013 - 8:18 AM

Great piece. Really love it.
L

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91894 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2013 - 1:23 PM

A really superb abstract Helen. The grain patterns on the unpainted wood are wonderful.
Brian.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2013 - 1:26 PM

Many thanks everyone and especially to Brian for his User Award - mucha chuffed SmileSmileSmile

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
28 Dec 2013 - 3:42 PM

Well spotted, love the patterns and textures here. IB

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