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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
21 Jul 2011 11:14PM
The limited DOF does help focus the eye on the spot where the break is, Mick. Just hope this is not on your own property.Wink

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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
21 Jul 2011 11:47PM
Great rusty holey image................Sandy
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
21 Jul 2011 11:53PM
Reminds me of the front wing on my old Vauxhall Viva, great selective focus Mick. - gary
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
22 Jul 2011 12:19AM
Good focus right where it counts!
Nice one!
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 12:30AM
Cracking shot Mick, great pov and composition, and I do like the limited dof.

lobski 5 2 1 Philippines
22 Jul 2011 1:17AM
Great DoF and superb texture!

Fred Grin
22 Jul 2011 6:30AM
Excellent focus color and texture. Nice image. it's working for you. A
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 7:28AM
limited dof grott mick whatever next? a cracking take have a great weekend Wink
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 7:56AM
I like this Mick - makes the focus area really jump out - Helen
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1500 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 8:39AM
Too much epz makes your eyes go funny??
I'm wondering what's going on inside that hole...
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 8:46AM
Was the baby boom:

(a) the opposite of the big boom,
(b) a companion of Northern Rock,
(c) the place where the phone hackers broke through,
(d) the result of the big bang?

The public needs to know!!!



P.S.: A canny bit of lens work there, Mick Smile
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 9:16AM
Excellent DOF Mick! It certainly makes this shot work so well!
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
22 Jul 2011 11:31AM
This is a most enjoyable shot.....and I love your title.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 12:40PM
Is that a little something emerging there too Mick!
so much rust must have been in your element with this to show what part Wink
well shot
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
22 Jul 2011 12:52PM
I think it works a treat! Very nice macro and nicely composed too. So, when is the Baby arriving Wink
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 1:30PM
From the thumnail I was convinced this was a piece of wood. Should have known better shouldn't I?! Serious bit of rust and rot to make a piece peel away like this. The limited DoF works really well with diagonal comp.
LexEquine 10 19 United States
22 Jul 2011 2:01PM
'Superb DOF, color, tones, details, & composition in the image frame'...Peter Wink
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
22 Jul 2011 2:21PM
I do think there is a sall fracture in the pipe Mick. Have you Noticed?.. can you clone it out?
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
22 Jul 2011 4:09PM
You are going to have problems welding that back together, MickWink
Did you forget to check the camera settings so this dof thingy is a lucky accident?Tongue

Good thick rust.

22 Jul 2011 5:40PM
A fine piece of dof it is too Mick. Great subject matter here. I love the gaping hole right where the plug once filled one.

John Smile
moiral 6 12 Scotland
22 Jul 2011 7:18PM
Loads of lovely flaky bits in it, I would sit and pick at these Grin. Think the shadow of the spout looks like a body and head, well it does if you twist your head a bit. A bit like my brain - twisted and flaky TongueGrin. Did think it was a branch from the thumbnail. Moira
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
22 Jul 2011 8:07PM
that is proper rust mick,must have taken lots of years to get through .Dont need a lens baby ,enough turn out blurred as it is.
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 10:09PM
Hard work for plumbers... One of your best! IB
davewaine 9 135 3 England
23 Jul 2011 7:45AM
It must have taken an awful lot of care to screw that tapered nut into such a decrepit thread, Mick Wink. Excellent attention to detail.

monkeygrip 8 574 6 England
23 Jul 2011 2:19PM
Great use of DOF here Mick great control makes the eye focus on the most interesting part of the image with the help of that diagonal composition.

You must teach me the secret of rust hunting lol.


imagio 10 12 1 England
23 Jul 2011 4:45PM
Love the krusty grunge Mick

AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
23 Jul 2011 11:48PM
Well the shallow dof was an absolute rust .... er I mean must, here Mick - it focusses the attention nicely on that wonderful piece of flaky, decrepit, corroded grot. Great shot. Go on, go and buy a Lensbaby - you know you want to Wink.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
24 Jul 2011 11:42PM
Excellent texture and use of DoF Mick
frz67 7 10 32 Italy
31 Jul 2011 9:43AM
phew! for a moment I thought it was a LB shot!
be warn, it gives addiction Wink

SandraKay Plus
9 233 4 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2011 6:39PM
Have to agree - one of your best!

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