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I found this on the side of a canal; it is a detail of a bike that was fished out of the water in a cleaning operation that the council organizes regularly to keep the canals from filling up.
I thought it was an appropriate image to symbolize the old year; it even has a little flag to wave it goodbye Smile
Happy New Year!

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Tamron 90mm Sp Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Dec 2012 - 3:49 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/20sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Lost & Found
Username:Rende Rende
Uploaded:31 Dec 2012 - 10:32 AM
Tags:Specialist / abstract
Votes:39

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 11:14 AM

Nicely spotted and captured

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1020 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 11:25 AM

Out with the old...
From the thumbnail, I thought for a moment that it was yesterday's newspaper caught on a wire fence.
Superbly oblique story-telling.
Moira

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 11:45 AM

ROLL ON 2013 I SAY.......
Fab image

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 11:49 AM


Quote: Superbly oblique story-telling.

I couldn't agree more. Here's hoping the detritus of this year doesn't clutter the fresh water of the new year.

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
31 Dec 2012 - 11:51 AM

Made me laugh on your old bike 2012 Hello 2013, nice one like it very symbolic regards Leon, have a great new yearGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64431 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 12:18 PM

Quite poignant for a load of old rubbish. Well seen.
All the best for 2013.
xxx

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 12:26 PM

I love the tonality of this, Rende.
And of course it is a first-class example of the need to read between the lines Wink
All the very best to you and Sarah for 2013.
Regards
Bill

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
31 Dec 2012 - 12:29 PM

Well spotted and captured Rende, HNY to you and your family,
Fred.

BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 12:46 PM

Mucky Rende, but with a strange vitality.
A very happy New Year to you.

Eric

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 1:17 PM

Observational photography at its very best Rende

I hope that you have a Happy New, and that you continued to upload many more great photographs

Regards as always Nathan GrinGrinGrin

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 1:45 PM

An image that spokes very eloquently Tongue. Lovely blue/brown tones and excellent symbolism, Rende.

Dave

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 2:25 PM

Old news and not the best year for many. Lets hope 2013 is better. HNY to you and yours........Sandy

franken
franken e2 Member 123126 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 3:15 PM

So well seen and taken.

Have a great 2013!

Ken

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 4:54 PM

Totally amusing--- also one of your snippets that say so much--- Love it!
Happy New Year!

BarryC123
BarryC123  643 forum posts Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 10:35 PM

Simply magnificent.

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
1 Jan 2013 - 8:52 AM

excellently done!

Happy New Year Grin

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1020 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 10:06 AM

This is picking up quite a nice little collection of awards, let me add one more.
Plus - I remember a comment from years ago, a vote from Pete without the addition of an EC or HC actually counts as an LC (Lowly Commended Award)... Wink

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 3:31 PM

Superb image Rende - what a great find. Best wishes to you and your family for 2013.
A small award from me too.Smile
Brian.

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6609 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 8:09 PM

I much like this - it's different and so very "you" Rende. Always on the look-out for these little treasures that most people just walk past. Nature creating art....

Happy New Year,

Anne

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:24 AM

Super grotty detail!
Ann

marlin50
marlin50  3 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2013 - 4:58 PM

That is a beautiful capture,my sort of shot...Grin

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