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A duck passes nonchalantly beneath Framwellgate Bridge in Durham.
I wonder who will break the mould in 2013?

Many many thanks to John lifesnapper and Kenfranken for their treasured U.A.s yesterday.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100
Lens:LEICA
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Oct 2012 - 11:49 AM
Focal Length:11.9mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-0.33
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Breaking the Mould
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:1 Jan 2013 - 8:52 AM
Tags:Humour, Photo journalism, Specialist / abstract
Votes:51

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 8:54 AM

Brilliantly observed and captured Bill, a real quacker (sorry, couldn't resist)! Happy New Year to you and yours

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 8:55 AM

Well seen and beautifully captured. A

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
1 Jan 2013 - 9:01 AM

excellent timing!

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 9:16 AM

Brilliant comp' Bill, and very well spotted and captured. I like it VERY much.
Have a great start to 2013 you twoSmileSmile

John Smile

213hardy
213hardy e2 Member 6643 forum posts213hardy vcard England
1 Jan 2013 - 9:55 AM

Would have that on my wall, Bill, Great work

Den

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 10:10 AM

Ha - well done Duck. Smile Don't know about break the mould, but break the rules and make life (or photography) more interesting.
Happy new year Bill.
xxx

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 10:19 AM

An excellent image and I love the detail and movement.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 10:30 AM

An image which has so many connotations.

A very Happy New Year.

Regards as always Nathan GrinGrinGrin

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41123 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 10:44 AM

A little duck in a big pond looking as though he's paddling against the flow. Lovely colours and ripple shapes.

Dave

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 10:56 AM

Well spotted opportunity and captured so well: happy New Year to you and your's.
Ronnie.

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104254 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 11:05 AM

Precise timing is required to initiate the break...timing takes many years of practice Smile

2013 has 365 days of practice time available!!!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 11:58 AM

A cracker to start the year with Bill.

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 12:06 PM

A fabulously philosophical image.
Wishing you all the best for the new year.

stevesloan
stevesloan e2 Member 4stevesloan vcard Scotland
1 Jan 2013 - 12:22 PM

Lovely Image Bill!

steve

franken
franken e2 Member 123272 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 12:35 PM

So well seen and taken Bill. Love it!

Ken

xwang
xwang e2 Member 531 forum postsxwang vcard 7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 2:49 PM

Excellently spotted and captured image. I like the idea..
Happy New Year.

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 3:50 PM

A duck playing the artist Smile

Anne

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 4:31 PM

A great sentiment Bill - love the golden colour.
Ann

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 4:48 PM

Look what a little duck can do! Just think what we could do! Excellent image Bill. Happy New Year!.......Sandy

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 5:08 PM

I love the way the duck disturbs the reflection.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 6:00 PM

Glorious golden colour reflected in the water Bill and the mallard drake adds so much. Happy New Year

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
1 Jan 2013 - 8:05 PM

Perfect colours lines and contrasting element

Happy new year

Peter

pdcche
pdcche e2 Member 4pdcche vcard United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 - 9:42 PM

Well spotted Bill, what a lovely shimmer in the water from the bridge, Peter..

aniamoore
aniamoore e2 Member 2aniamoore vcard United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 - 1:27 AM

Go with the flow, Bill!!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 5:27 PM

A cracking capture, Bill, and what wonderful golden colours! Wink
A Happy New Year to you Smile
Trev Smile

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 9:44 PM

Liquid gold - wonderful reflections SmileSmile
Helen

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
3 Jan 2013 - 3:19 PM

Looks like a giant bird chasing the duck! So! I have a good imagination lol. nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 10:22 PM

I love this one. the patterns in the water are- well a true watercolour painting.

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