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A number of weeks ago I uploaded a chain in which I stated it was painted red.A couple of eagle eyed members stated it was coated in red plastic and not paint.This was indeed correct.I make no mistake this time when I say the post here was painted over red at one time !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot G11
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Jul 2012 - 12:06 PM
Focal Length:6.1mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Take it as red.
Username:mikbee mikbee
Uploaded:6 Oct 2012 - 9:01 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General
Votes:62

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 9:03 PM

I assume you will soon be out painting the town red Mick, I bet the regulars in the dockers club at Leith are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the wise old sageWink

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 9:03 PM

love the comp on this one mick belting detail and colour a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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mikbee
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:08 PM


Quote: I assume you will soon be out painting the town red Mick, I bet the regulars in the dockers club at Leith are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the wise old sageWink

Not tonight Ed,hence my early upload.My wife and daughter are out with the sister-in-law,and I am ''babysitting'' the sis-in laws dog !!
Mick.

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mrswoolybill
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:10 PM


Quote: My wife and daughter are out with the sister-in-law,and I am ''babysitting'' the sis-in laws dog !!

Ah, that explains everything. So it's you at the other end of the chain... Wink
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 9:26 PM

You are correct, of course, Mick.
Plastic hadn't been invented when that post was painted Grin
And as this is Shadow Saturday, I will defend you by stating that this post is but a shadow of its former self.

Joking apart (well, one of us was probably joking) I have a photo somewhere of a French fire hydrant that looks remarkably similar. I mean, it's red!

Regards
Bill

P.S.: Please forgive all unusual spellings, comments etc. My keyboard will not behave itself.

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morpheus1955
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:29 PM

Cracking shot Mick, great textures and tones, well spotted and captured.

Hugh

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pluckyfilly
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:32 PM

Excellent find and makes an interesting image

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Badgerfred
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:39 PM

Well spotted Mick, definitely red and rusty, excellent find,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:52 PM

Pretty rough place you live in where they have to chain up their bollards, Mick.

DAve

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NeilWigan
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:59 PM

Sorry to here that Mick ,didnt know you had your bollards chained ,hope you get cleared soon .

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104253 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:03 PM

just a hitching post for the Leith mules? WinkGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:07 PM

Like the above comments, Mick, some really giving me a chuckle.
No mistaking the red this time, covering up the yellow but not tooooooo successfully.
Ronnie.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:10 PM

Looks like a butterkist tub!
Quite an artistic upload this one!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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frz67
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6 Oct 2012 - 10:23 PM

a post standing proud, regardless of age.... Smile

francesco

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danbrann
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6 Oct 2012 - 10:27 PM

Standing up Mick...that.s the only way to be.

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EMJAYCEE
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6 Oct 2012 - 10:28 PM

It's red; it's rusty and it's a smasher.
Joan.

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pamelajean
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6 Oct 2012 - 10:40 PM

I'm always surprised when you POST an arty-farty picture, Mick, quite artistic, as Kate says. Let's see MOOR of your creativity. It could prove to be the QUAY to your success. In fact, you could have a whole CHAIN of winners.

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LynneJoyce
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6 Oct 2012 - 10:41 PM

Super colours and textures as always.

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NDODS
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6 Oct 2012 - 10:59 PM

An image full of rustic charm and wonderful tones, textures, and rusty hues.

Regards Nathan

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Tibetan
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6 Oct 2012 - 11:21 PM

Ania! what has he done! are you on the end of that chain! super Leon quick rip off your shirt! save that poor YOUNG? GIRL! I am here to sort out major rust! alis Mick the King of rust! Robin pass me the WD40! not the WD40! master! Yes there is no choice we have to rid the world for ever of this fiend! only one squirt and we will eradicate him for ever, Ania I am here with my spray can! have no fear! Sorry I can't go on for laughing! my eyes are watering! can't see the keyboard!will try and catch up tomorrow lol.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin regards LeonGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Nathan I did not know he had a mate as well thanks for that! I have made a note to get rusty Hues next, bye! lol.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 11:45 PM

Not much to add to the responses above just to say that you have an amazing eye for the grot of the world.

Albert

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fificat100
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7 Oct 2012 - 12:23 AM

Mick, your buddies have said it all! - I'm still laughing!GrinGrin On a serious note > this shot has everything, good focus, compo, detail, rust, lovely flakey paint and RED! Well seen!

Lavina

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taggart
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7 Oct 2012 - 1:21 AM

It has become more interesting over time--- The is one great Post!

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2012 - 2:45 AM

Are yeah sure about that Mick looks tobe a bit of orange knocking about that post,,

Aidan,,

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2012 - 7:50 AM

Top class capture from the King of Rust.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Rob

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2012 - 8:29 AM

I don't know which are the best the rusty post or all the comments.
Great entertainment from both though and definitely plenty of colour
and texture in the capture……..

Jocelia…….Grin Congrats of the 30……….

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pascalg
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7 Oct 2012 - 8:47 AM

yes...: paint!

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lifesnapper
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7 Oct 2012 - 9:12 AM

Great title Mick, perfectly linked to the image.Smile

John Smile

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moiral
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7 Oct 2012 - 9:22 AM

Good title - made me smile. Well captured. Moira

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JohnChambersPhotography

Good title Mick, and by the comments you have had they know you pretty well, you do love your rust and why not, hope those chains stay where they are .....well spotted nice one mate.

John

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CaroleS
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7 Oct 2012 - 11:36 AM

Tethered again MickWink Great capture.
Carole

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saltireblue
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7 Oct 2012 - 12:23 PM

So, Mick...you went to see how Big Agie was doing, only to find she had slipped free from her ball & chain. Me thinks you need to purchase a stronger lock... Looks like she had a good chew of your bollard before leaving.

Malc

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Daisymaye
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7 Oct 2012 - 2:42 PM

Another good find by you Mick. Must give you lots of exercise looking for your treasures every day. Beats walking a dog in a park.......Sandy

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AnnChown
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7 Oct 2012 - 3:40 PM

Severe rust. Can't possibly follow Malc's comment... Smile
Ann

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TrevBatWCC
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7 Oct 2012 - 4:11 PM

Yep, it's definitely painted red...well, where the rust has crept through! A fine piece of artistic work, Mick Wink
Trev Smile

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Rende
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7 Oct 2012 - 4:26 PM

Wonderful flaky find Mick!
Rende

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Niknut
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7 Oct 2012 - 5:18 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin !!!!!!!!!!!

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ugly
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7 Oct 2012 - 5:19 PM

A nice rusting post with a chain to hold you in place...
Very nice image..
A beer at the pub after and a chat about your rusting images...
Nice work...

Dave

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LexEquine
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7 Oct 2012 - 6:27 PM

'Superb Image & Composition' ~ Peter

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2012 - 9:38 PM

Archetypal Mick shot here. Love it.Grin
Matt

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aniamoore
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7 Oct 2012 - 10:00 PM

Mmmmmmm...............if it sounds as good as it looksTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue.....................

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Brilane
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8 Oct 2012 - 12:25 AM

Top notch grot.
Brian

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8 Oct 2012 - 11:10 AM

Is this what the missus chains you to when you're being bad? like, getting p*ssed with Dougie the Gas? WinkWink

Regards.

Bob

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barbarahirst
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8 Oct 2012 - 1:45 PM

red paint indeed......
like Bobs thoughts

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sweetpea62
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8 Oct 2012 - 5:03 PM

Great title Mick another great shot..Lin

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1881
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8 Oct 2012 - 8:05 PM

Always nice to see your Biotic substance.






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9 Oct 2012 - 12:06 AM

Great grit!
-\Walter

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