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I have to report that I am absolutely stuffed today, I ate so much yesterday it was ridiculous. What can I say, if you put items such as brie and tomato bread in front of me I have no choice but to scoff it.
I have a huge weakness for something that quite a few people hate and that black pudding, I love the stuff. Well, yesterday Gill found a stall selling french black pudding and to say it is probably the best I have ever tasted would be an understatement. Not only was it made of the usual, but it also had onion and some other niceys in it, absolutely wonderful. To cut a long story short and to try and prevent me ruining my computer from drooling I will finish talking about it now, besides I ate it all yesterday.Sad

Today's upload is from a trip to Blyth quite some time ago. I spotted the wind turbine just beginning to move, I got myself set up and waited for it to make a reasonable speed as I wanted some movement in the blades.
I liked the mix of the new turbine and the old stonework of the quay sharing the same space. I wonder if the turbine will last as long as the quayside has, only time will tell.
Inevitably some oink has come along and defaced it with a spray can. I honestly cannot see what pleasure someone gets from constantly spraying their own name on someone else's property, they must be quite narcissistic, in which case why not place mirrors on the wall, at least aesthetically they would be more pleasing and interesting than a painted name.

I hope you like this one, thanks for looking and for any comments.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70.0-300.0 mm f/4.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:210mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.3
Aperture:f/40.0
Shutter Speed:1/10sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Wind Up
Username:Hop-A-Long Hop-A-Long
Uploaded:29 Oct 2012 - 11:20 AM
Tags:Architecture, Quayside, Stone, Turbine, Wall, Wind
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 11:47 AM

Not for me, Andy (the black pudding that isWink), but I love the upload, great movement in the blades. If it was running here, I think it would have taken off, a force 7 gale blowing right now Sad Carol

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 12:41 PM

Great movement and composition. Spanish black pudding is worth tasting too - I'm not a great lover of the black pudding, but the Spanish recipe is excellent! Tongue Super image, even with the graffiti.
Ann

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 12:55 PM

Love the composition, Andy, and you have got the exposure just right.
We once watched black pudding being made at a village harvest festival in France, and when our portion was served it was still hot. None of that fancy plastic skin to worry about either. And since my Significant Other doesn't like black pudding I ate hers too. Didn't feel too good the morning after, mind you, but that had more to do with the multiple bottles of red and 40 ambient temperature - sunstroke and hangover rather than food poisoning!

Regards
Bill

Perhaps better not be too hard on Lee and Danny because their names are probably the only words they can spell . . .

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 1:37 PM

Like the write up! keep any black pudding to yourself though,Sad
different image of the turbine, but the movement in the blades
brilliant a great shot
Lilian

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7450 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1030 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 1:44 PM

I prefer this to black pudding. By a long way...
Moira

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 1:46 PM

Ye canny beat a bit of Scottish black pudding Andy !!
I get mine from a butcher that makes it himself.
Tastes lovely,but I would rather not know what he puts in it to make it though !!
And to enhance the taste,some HP brown sauce on it is a must.
And for once I am not winding you up !!
Good shot.
Mick.

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 4:38 PM

We are experience some lashing winds and tons of rain--elements of hurricane Sandy-- but are most worried about our children and grands who live on the Rhode Island Coast---There are lots of wind turbines there, and they are surely working hard as I type---

you image reminded me of them, thank you!

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:02 PM

I like the way you've captured the whirring motion of the blades. Jenn's comment above reminds me of a photograph I saw in the Times newspaper sometime last winter when we had some storms and gale force winds, it was of a turbine that had caught fire as it had been turning round so fast!

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:39 PM

Great show of movement and blur

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