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Taken outside the place where we had lunch last Saturday at Cape Agulhas Smile I don't know how the owners of the restaurant feels about this !!
I really appreciate every vote and kind comment on my Boardwalk upload yesterday and special thanx to Jukka and Ivor for their mods - it teaches me to think outside the box Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.9 - 558.5 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Apr 2013 - 11:47 AM
Focal Length:40.4mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Rust Never Sleep
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:5 May 2013 - 4:46 AM
Tags:Cape agulhas, Humour / fun, Rusted car, Silly sunday
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CLARECUM
CLARECUM  1 Australia
5 May 2013 - 5:01 AM

COOL PHOTO,i like how the pink canopies soften it.

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 5:05 AM

Very well captured image.

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abeeror2
abeeror2 e2 Member 2abeeror2 vcard Australia
5 May 2013 - 5:12 AM

Love it!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 5:29 AM

Doubt if they'll be too pleased, their own property looking to be maintained on good nick, which can't be said of the car.
But the close association does allow for a good shot, Herman.
Ronnie.

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
5 May 2013 - 5:34 AM

Good paint job HermanBlush well done.
WesternRed.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 5:36 AM

Nice juxtaposition of contrasts, Herman. Really good shot and composition, and I'll see you and call you on rust. I love shots of rust also. Something about the beauty of decomposition.

Peter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 5:43 AM

Oh my goodness, whatever holds it together? A great shot of where one shouldn't park when they own something like this.......Sandy

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macromal
macromal  2
5 May 2013 - 6:10 AM

Is it for sale Herman! you did very well to pick this one out, a great shot...Mal.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
5 May 2013 - 6:33 AM

what a contrast. must be owner's prized possession. Even I don't like to part with my old things.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
5 May 2013 - 6:54 AM

Nice catch Herman!GrinGrinGrin Authorities here in Finland would love this car and its owner,and with a sadistic smile cut the registerplates of.Tongue Best regards from springFinland!SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 7:09 AM

My goodness, now that is a rust bucket....wonder why he would leave that next to such a pretty restaurant...but it takes all types to make the world interesting...great capture.\we have a stunner of a day here today, cannot complain with 24 deg GrinGrinGrin

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 7:18 AM

Yes Herman I stay in Gauteng. See the Machine Guns on fixed lines and the Four Ridge backs. I thought all Cape cars were something like this, full of rust , they say here never buy a car from Durban or The Cape

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 7:58 AM

A great find

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 8:09 AM

Super find and shot Herman.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 8:14 AM

'Bon Courage' ..... perfect epithet for driving this car (or should it be epitaph!!)

Dave

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 May 2013 - 8:14 AM

Well spotted Herman, love the title,
Fred.

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capto
capto e2 Member 2982 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 8:16 AM

Placed right under the word 'blush', very apt.Smile

ivor

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 8:28 AM

Spots well spotted

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
5 May 2013 - 8:28 AM

Well spotted, Herman.

I didn't know they did cars with 'Cheetah' livery in South Africa Wink

P.

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Caziwinkles
5 May 2013 - 8:36 AM

Golly, I wonder what is holding this together? Great find - looks fab against the clean lines of the hotel. Great title too! Smile

Carol

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Deep_Bhatia
5 May 2013 - 8:48 AM

It looks beautiful.

Deep

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:17 AM

Now thats what I call a 'Rust Bucket'!! Don't think that ones got an MOT!

Well seen and captured Herman!! Its a cracker!!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:20 AM

Coul almost expect it to disintergrate before one's eyes - but once it was someone's pride and joy. Good spot and capture.Wink
Joan.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103999 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:43 AM

The restaurant owner is clearly a `van lover'...cars..hmm not so much!!

Love Ivor's mod GrinGrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 10:22 AM

looks like someone spray painted it with rust. great grot capture Wink
IMHO a crop right above the car would have been nice.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 11:02 AM

Looks a bit like my first car but I loved it. - gary

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 11:42 AM

Great shot, Herman but if that was the owners car I don't think I would have eaten there. GrinGrinGrin

Ray

ps Great mod, Ivor.

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 11:43 AM

Amazing find Herman; must be Mickbee's car Wink
Rende

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achieverswales
5 May 2013 - 11:59 AM

Think there should be sign attached RUST IN PEACE Herman, great capture!


Regards

Trev.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 12:24 PM

Look's like it's from a ganster films bullet ridden!!!!great capture Herman well spottedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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User_Removed
5 May 2013 - 12:51 PM

A super capture Herman.
Regards, Alf.

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debu
debu  4 India
5 May 2013 - 1:33 PM

Great capture.
debu

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 2:29 PM

Superb capture Herman - I love the mod!!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 2:48 PM

Looks like it needs some TLC, great shot,

Ali

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2013 - 3:57 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
What a great rusty find! A work of art for sure...
IB

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 4:34 PM

I'm glad that isn't your car! The best rusty image I have seen on here!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
Ryan

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2013 - 7:57 PM

Just love old relics, this is great Herman.

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 8:06 PM

Cracking shot, well spotted and captured, looks like it needs more than a little TLC Smile

Hugh

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luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 4luckybry vcard Scotland
5 May 2013 - 8:09 PM

ahh you have found my car Herman grt image

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:01 PM

great shot
and like the setting too
Lillian

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 10:51 PM

The lovely bright canopies help to emphasise the rust on this old car which is beautiful in it's own way.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 4:16 AM

Now Mikbee would love this as he was the rust lover of us all.
It amazes me too that this should be allowed on the road.
Great shot though Herman and love the MOD too, what a hooot…..GrinGrinGrin

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
6 May 2013 - 4:16 AM

El buen ojo del fotografó..

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accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 7:50 AM

What a smart car you have Herman! Everyone loves it! A

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digital_boi
6 May 2013 - 8:28 AM

looks like it has been machine gunned love it

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 8:02 PM

'Superb & well-rendered Image' ~ Peter Wink

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2013 - 9:25 PM

So that is what has become of erstwhile epzer Mikbee, he's only been touring around South Africa in his old banger! No wonder he's been absent from here, I wouldn't bank on him getting back home though as his motor looks like it will fail its MOT!GrinGrinGrinGrin

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