Bolts & Barnacles

By woolybill1
More sea defences at Happisburgh, Norfolk.

Tags: Photo journalism Rust Specialist and abstract RAS

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 8:52AM
A wonderfully composed and balanced composition Bill captured from what appears to be a rather uncomfortable point of view. "All in the name of photography?"

Regards Nathan

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nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
13 Dec 2012 8:58AM

Quote:A wonderfully composed and balanced composition Bill captured from what appears to be a rather uncomfortable point of view. "All in the name of photography?"

Regards Nathan

I like Nathan's comment, well said.
Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 8:59AM
Superb image
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
13 Dec 2012 9:26AM
This is excellent - a great capture !!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
13 Dec 2012 11:09AM
Same to you. Tongue Grin
A trick for the eyes. Those bolds look so huge and stand out so well but as barnacles are very small we get a hint of their real size. The stone-riddled sand in the b/g could almost be pasted in. Unusual.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 11:18AM
Excellent work Bill.

13 Dec 2012 11:36AM

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
13 Dec 2012 11:36AM
Excellent detail and colour, Bill, and the orientation is well found. Barnacles and Bill..... well you asked for it!

Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 11:52AM
WOW! Great textures and so pleasing! Well spotted! Good image! Grin
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 12:00PM
An absolute feast of colours and textures here Bill and a worthy entry to maintain your membership of RAS.
DCox 5 7 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 12:09PM
well spotted and taken from a good pov. i like it
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 12:25PM

Quote: Barnacles and Bill..... well you asked for it!

Thanks, Dave. Served me right . . . Wink
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
13 Dec 2012 12:29PM
Now that is crusty with a capital C. It seems to be an optical illusion. I think they are protruding from a cement wall with you looking down on them.
(Barnacle Bill came immediately to my mind, too GrinGrinGrinGrin)
13 Dec 2012 12:42PM
Well taken, nice composition.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
13 Dec 2012 12:55PM
They do seem to move in and take over!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
13 Dec 2012 1:36PM
Those barnacles remind me of a stash of jewels that may have been dumped out of a pirates chest. Well composed image Barnacle Bill........Sandy
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
13 Dec 2012 1:45PM
WOWWW. Gooorgeous detail and colour, Bill!!! I especially love the confusing perspective too. At first glance, it looks like the wood is on the horizontal. Then you realise what's behind is the beach Grin

Of course I'm a fan of the square crop Smile

danbrann Plus
13 637 17
13 Dec 2012 2:35PM
Excellent textures Bill on this unusual viewpoint.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
13 Dec 2012 2:36PM
Some wonderful textures in this Bill - for a moment I was disoriented, then realized the pov you had shot this from.

Rusty and crusty Smile

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
13 Dec 2012 3:12PM
" a slow screw against...." WinkGrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
13 Dec 2012 3:29PM
What a lorra barnacles! Wink I thought at first you'd shot this from ground level, and imagined you kneeling on some uncomfortable barnacles, but looking again, I can see it's been shot looking down - very deceptive Smile Some fine rust too, for Mick! Wink
Trev Smile
BarryC123 9 43 25 Ireland
13 Dec 2012 4:20PM
Great image - a most illusory point of view, which really works.
carper123 Plus
6 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 4:29PM
Full of detail, wonderful colours and textures, everything you require in a quality image.
Nice one, Bill.
Darryl. Smile
13 Dec 2012 6:34PM
Great subject matter Bill, and a great union between Nut and Bold.

John Smile
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 7:00PM
Bless me.................................
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2022 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 9:14PM
Love all those shells and barnacles, and of course the rusty bolts, but it's your pov that holds the attention more.
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
13 Dec 2012 11:43PM
Great close up Bill, I love the angle of attack.
I certainly wouldn't fancy getting them undone, how many gallons of WD40 do you think you'd require.

Tibetan 6 3 England
14 Dec 2012 12:52PM
Barnacle Bill the sailor sprang to mind on seeing this shot, did his nut and bolted lol. great detail and pov like it regards Leon. nice bit of rustGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
frz67 8 10 32 Italy
15 Dec 2012 4:25PM

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
23 Dec 2012 10:28PM
Tremendous detail and textures in this macro Bill, very unusual for you to upload a natural history image.

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