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I thought I would broaden my horizons with a floral upload here.
Unlike other flower uploads I have seen on site,I do not need an ID as I know what they are.
It is just an ordinary concrete post and a bit of high tensile steel chain !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot G11
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Jul 2012 - 12:03 PM
Focal Length:6.1mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:On new ground.
Username:mikbee mikbee
Uploaded:25 Jul 2012 - 11:06 PM
Tags:General, Humour / fun
Votes:66

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2012 - 11:08 PM

Reminds me of beauty and the beast. - gary

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2012 - 11:13 PM

Pretty flowers and rust.I am really impessed MickGrin..Lin

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LynneJoyce
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25 Jul 2012 - 11:26 PM

The mind boggles about what the block and chain are doing there. An intriguing juxtaposition well captured.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2012 - 11:34 PM

Great perspective and juxtaposition.
Matt

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2012 - 11:39 PM

How sad! You're going all soft, Mick.
I could not name your rusty contribution but I recognise begonias, petunias and the leaf of a geranium.
But it is interesting how these disparate elements can sit in comfy close relationship, neither one overwhelming the other.
Ronnie.
(PS........I went soft years ago but you knew that......must be something to do with the water......R)

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nicedayout
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25 Jul 2012 - 11:42 PM

Great combination Mick.

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Badgerfred
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25 Jul 2012 - 11:45 PM

Super composition Mick, like it,
Fred.

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Skeet1Away
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26 Jul 2012 - 12:04 AM

Mick, great pov, strong detail and colour.........rust and beauty.


Thought I had hidden that ball and chain.........


Paul.

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debu
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26 Jul 2012 - 12:13 AM

Nicely captured.
debu

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aniamoore
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26 Jul 2012 - 12:41 AM

House-warming party and I wasn't invited, lolSadSadSad???????????!!!!!!! Dear Mr. Alan Titchmarsh, TLC required, occasionally!!!!!!! No take seriously, if they're artificial!!!!!!! Mick, really, really nice composition!!!!! Enjoy your flowers and........RUST, of course!!!!!! AniaWink

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Irishkate
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26 Jul 2012 - 12:42 AM

I knew you'd do it one day.
Guess you've had a Iron Brew too many!
KateTongue

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pamelajean
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26 Jul 2012 - 2:10 AM

I'm impressed! Would never have guessed this was one of yours. The post top and chain sit so neatly within the frame, and I love the way the chain sinks into the bed of flowers. Arty-farty composition, Mick, but I love it.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 2:10 AM

Beautiful Mick--- a perfect combo--- except, where is he old rotten boat?

note to self--- find something new to photograph--as in like what mick did--- (next month)

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bobsblues
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26 Jul 2012 - 6:24 AM

Super point of view Mick the rust goes nicely with the floraSmile
Rob

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fentiger
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26 Jul 2012 - 7:11 AM

A picture of complete contrasts but it works so well.

Albert

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AnnChown
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26 Jul 2012 - 7:19 AM

Well well well! Flowers from the rust meister but never fear, there's a wee bit of water damage on the petunias.
Ann

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netta1234
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26 Jul 2012 - 7:26 AM

Did not think that this was yours,great shot.
What are we going to see tomorrow? some flowers?
Netta Smile

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andylea
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26 Jul 2012 - 7:46 AM

love the pov mick wonderful detail and colour a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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CaroleS
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26 Jul 2012 - 7:52 AM

Brilliant pov Mick and you are the only person I know who could put up flowers that look as though they are going rusty and get away with itWinkWinkWinkWinkWink Great composition!
Carole

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barbarahirst
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26 Jul 2012 - 8:02 AM

What a great find that chain is ....

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gingerdelight
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26 Jul 2012 - 8:11 AM

I am absolutely gobsmacked! Flowers and you on the same page Mick!! Wink Just had to record it for posterity!!! Smile
Great shot!
Carol

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 8:46 AM

Look carefully and I think you'll find that your petunias are going rusty... Wink
Moira

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WhiteRose1
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26 Jul 2012 - 9:02 AM

Looks like your ball and chain from an earlier incarceration, Mick. Wink

Dave

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woolybill1
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26 Jul 2012 - 9:10 AM

Do I not recognise this scene?
Is that not the ball and chain that Jan uses to make sure you stay in the garden and do the weeding now and again?
I thought so.
At least she has allowed you the indulgence of a rusty ball.

Love the composition, Mick!
Regards
Bill

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cats_123
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26 Jul 2012 - 9:19 AM

Big Softee Smile

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wnbeat
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26 Jul 2012 - 9:21 AM

Could it be a monster size hanging basket !! needing a chain like that ??WinkWink
N

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Herge88
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26 Jul 2012 - 10:44 AM

Only you could upload a flower image like this Mick, nice one.

Best Matt

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SlowSong
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26 Jul 2012 - 11:20 AM

Flowers today, gnomes tomorrow. A slippery slope. Sad

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TrevBatWCC
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26 Jul 2012 - 11:45 AM

I know some people will nick just about anything these days, but having to chain flowers up to a piece of concrete is just getting silly! Smile
Trev Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 3:51 PM

Didn't think you were into flowers our MikWink but you have a good image here

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Ade_Osman
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26 Jul 2012 - 4:17 PM

I could do with one of these for the kitchen so as to keep the wife chained to the sink where she belongs!!!!

AdeGrinGrinGrinGrin

"Now diving for cover!"

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Niknut
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26 Jul 2012 - 4:29 PM

Whhooaa !!!!!.......Mick, rust & horticulture !!!....I'm impressed !!

You'll be replacing gardener 'Titchmarsh' next ?....at least you're better-looking than he is !!!!.Grin

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 4:29 PM

My clematis at my last house used to get an attack of rust Mick - you'll have to keep looking.Grin
Joan.

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LexEquine
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26 Jul 2012 - 4:38 PM

'Great Flowers & "RAS" Image rendering,' Mick~

~ Peter

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26 Jul 2012 - 5:01 PM


Quote: Big Softee Smile

Next, I want to see you Mick in Pink Cardigan, please lol,!!!!!! Deal??????????? AniaGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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aniamoore
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26 Jul 2012 - 5:10 PM


Quote:

You'll be replacing gardener 'Titchmarsh' next ?.... !!!!

Yeah, in Scottish version,lol!!!!!!! AniaTongue

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26 Jul 2012 - 6:03 PM

quite like the juxtaposition here
there must be rusty flowers Tongue

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lifesnapper
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26 Jul 2012 - 6:38 PM

Brilliant view point Mick, hope you didn't fall off of anything.

John Smile

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moiral
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26 Jul 2012 - 9:37 PM

MikBee goes floral, you had me fooled there Mick. On closer inspection I see that a good few of these flowers could do with being deadheadedWinkGrin. So you still managed to slide in a bit of grot besides the rusty ball.
A good capture. Moira

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annettep38
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26 Jul 2012 - 11:01 PM

good job the chain keeps the flowers in place, what would they do without it!

btw this is VERY pretty rust.

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aniamoore
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26 Jul 2012 - 11:56 PM


Quote: Flowers today, gnomes tomorrow.

Doesn't take long to make 'RUSTY' gnomes,lol!!!!!!!!! AniaWink

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Jocelia
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27 Jul 2012 - 1:17 AM

Nicely spotted Mik and such a change from your norm..

Jocelia……..

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ChiliMan
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27 Jul 2012 - 10:32 AM

*GASP*...hang on...the FLOWERS are in focus and the RUST isn't??

I need to lie down...

A...

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Chinga
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27 Jul 2012 - 12:23 PM

I would call this a "Rust Epique" image! Grin
IB

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Lillian
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27 Jul 2012 - 2:37 PM

Definetly new ground...flowers included Mick
sweet smelling too.
but you have a winner here for us all
Lillian

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Tibetan
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28 Jul 2012 - 4:08 PM

It would not be the same with out the rust! lol. you would ind rust Coloured flowers if it came to it! cheers, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
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28 Jul 2012 - 9:08 PM

The grotty past their best flowers complement the rusty post and chain so well, a good match indeed

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