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Ok…so I was empyting a box of a hundred teabags into two containers yesterday morning. There were four rows of bags and when I got down to the last row I thought, “Hmmm…nice pattern.”

Now I’ve done this MANY times before but never noticed the pattern. Maybe it’s ‘cos I was sitting down this time and the angle was just right.

No big surprise then, that I had to go grab my camera and inflict this on you lot Wink

Andrew

Camera:Olympus E-PL1
Lens:Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Last Row
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:7 Jun 2012 - 5:25 PM
Tags:Bags, Box, Close-up / macro, Humour / fun, Pattern, Photo journalism, Specialist / abstract, Tea, Teabags
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mooreish
mooreish  2 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2012 - 5:29 PM

LOL, Well goodSmile

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 5:35 PM

Bravo....that really is ingenious.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 5:44 PM

I just love this Smile
Nothing grabs my attention more than suddenly seeing a pattern, shape, reflection or shadow that you've never seen before, even though you have done the particular action so many times - a great shot Andrew SmileSmileSmile
My kind of picture
Helen

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 5:49 PM

Brilliant Andrew - the pattern is perfect! Just love this. Smile
Ann

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 5:55 PM

This is VERY SPECIAL-- love the story you tell about it as well-- GOOD EYES!

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 6:31 PM

Well observed, this makes a fantastic abstract.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 6:31 PM

Strong pattern and a good crop, Andrew. Think you ought to go and sit down and have a cup of tea! Smile

Dave

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evelen
evelen  9 England
7 Jun 2012 - 6:35 PM

well spotted of the pattern Andrew great shot .
eve.Smile

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 6:36 PM

Brilliant! Well seen and shot!

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 6:47 PM

wonderful comp andrew brilliant detail and tones a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 7:03 PM

Teabags are such a vital element of existence - we have to keep on buying more!
A well-observed and different pattern.
Regards
Bill

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64345 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 7:04 PM

What a great idea Andrew. You're really branching out these days. Smile
Chris

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7404 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom989 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 7:11 PM

This is brilliant! I thought at first it was the bunched ende of vertical blinds - wonderful how a good abstract plays tricks with our sense of scale.
Moira

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 7:21 PM

Love your thinking Andrew - very observant of you and what a great pattern they make.
Joan.

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 7:21 PM

very well spotted Grin does make an interesting pattern. are they drawstring bags?
congrats on the UA Grin
lesley x

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 7:51 PM

I really admire your creativity. It takes a great eye to see the abstract crop that is just RIGHT.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 8:27 PM

Nicely presented and mines with milk please.

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UrbaneMagick
7 Jun 2012 - 8:53 PM

clever observation!

Gareth

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 11:00 PM

What a great find, Andrew and so glad you decided to capture the moment. Won't view tea-bags in the same way ever again!

Ann

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 11:01 PM

Fabulous abstract, I really like this, good thinking.

Best Matt

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VivienO
VivienO  4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2012 - 11:45 PM

It does make a beautiful abstract composition with a Zen like feel!
Viv

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 5:33 AM

Sooooo glad you did Andrew, this is an inspired shot indeed, makes for an absorbing abstract, agree with Ann (EAS)
Rgds., Jim

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:21 AM

very clever andrew, I didn't know what it was from thumbnail. Makes such an interesting image and gets my UA today.
regards
Yung

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:37 AM

My teabags are always in an unattractive bunch - a very good shot AndrewSmileSmile Carole

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2167 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 2:32 PM

Great one ,well spotted.1 weak tea pleaseTongue
Netta

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Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 8Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 3:18 PM

Good abstract, Andrew.
Brian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 3:49 PM

This is definitely my cup of tea Andrew, a fine abstract image indeed, very well seen and photographed. I think this one deserves a PG awardSmile

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8754 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1588 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 5:54 PM

At first, I thought it was a row of Jiffy bags on a shelfSmile!
My teabags are circular, so it just wouldn't work.

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markjnorris
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8 Jun 2012 - 8:08 PM

Very interesting Smile

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RobinF
RobinF  783 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 4:49 AM

Seeing the magic in the mundane is everything Andrew - Brilliant shot!
Robin

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 5:09 PM

Interesting observation A - excellent abstract.
Brian.

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2012 - 2:23 PM

Well seen my friend...has made a great image! Smile

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