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Chewed to bits.............

By NDODS    
There is a saying that some up just how I am feeling at the moment, that being: 'Chewed to bits' Can't really put my finger on it, a whole maelstrom of emotions and feelings going around my head. "It's probably that time of year?" Anyway I captured this image whilst in a local wood looking for some kind of inspiration and an answer to so many questions. I think the image sums up mu current mood perfectly...

Thank you all for taking time out to look at and comment on yesterday's upload 'Natures Goblet'. I was chuffed to NAFFI Breaks to have recieved User Awards from LynneJoyce (Lynne), Williamsloan (William) and last but by no means least pmeswani (Prashant)

Today is going to be a rather quiet yet productive day making up Owls in order to raise monies for the RBLI and Combat Stress.

I sincerely hope that you all have a wonderful day, and remember keep safe and keep warm.

Regards as always Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Tags: Life Emotions Mood Feelings Wildlife and nature Answers Turmoils

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13 Dec 2012 8:36AM
NAFFI - haven't heard that in ages! I used to shop there as a child in Germany!!! But I love your picture today, Nathan. Know about bad days - they do pass eventually, GrinGrin
Richsr 14 91 223 England
13 Dec 2012 8:36AM
Like the details and boken in this Nathan
Regards Richard
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
13 Dec 2012 8:40AM
Something has really enjoyed that fungus, Nathan, hope it wasn't poisonous Smile Very depressing here, looking out of the window, the rain is sheeting down, and there are no breaks in the sky, looks like yet another day cooped up indoors Sad Carol
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
13 Dec 2012 8:41AM
Great focus, colour and bokeh, Nathan. Hope it brightens up for you soon!
tonyng Plus
11 11 3 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 8:42AM
Unusual shape but usual quality image.
Rock 19 10 2 England
13 Dec 2012 8:45AM
Grand capture.

rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
13 Dec 2012 9:08AM
Up periscope Nathan Wink Wood mice love these when their fresh. Hope your day is calm.
Hermanus 9 4 South Africa
13 Dec 2012 9:21AM
Glad they left you a piece to photograph Nathan !! Male menopause maybe Smile The ole emotions don't always play according to the rules ! A great photo with great earthy colour and light !!
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
13 Dec 2012 9:27AM
A bit like myself, seen better daysWinkWink,Nathan.
CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 9:44AM
Wonderful tatty detail, so very well captured.
luckybry 11 3 Scotland
13 Dec 2012 9:44AM
well spotted and captured Nathan
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 10:17AM
Guess something was Hungary then Nathan,
a great shot and good pov
digital_boi 15 3 6 Scotland
13 Dec 2012 10:26AM
yes we are all a bit nibbles mefinks Nathan i get up every morning like and old car with extra niggles and this cold does not help ...well captured and keep up the good work with the owls

morpheus1955 14 3 2 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 10:36AM
Wonderful image Nathan, great composition and dof. Take care my friend


SlowSong Plus
13 9.9k 30 England
13 Dec 2012 11:05AM
The fungi being chewed to bits is feeding countless insects and birds. The life-cycle.
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 11:19AM
Chin up Nathan, behind that chewed up fungus
lies that beautiful bokeh signifying light at the end of the tunnel
or somebody watching over you.
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 11:20AM

Quote:Unusual shape but usual quality image.

I agree Nathan.

Jasper87 Plus
11 2.8k 158 England
13 Dec 2012 11:23AM
There's always more questions than answers, Nathan. Images like this are an excellent method of expression.

Tibetan 9 3 England
13 Dec 2012 11:42AM
Can't see any elves did you Nathan!, that would have been a fine addition to this shot lol. nice one like it, nice detail and colours, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
User_Removed 11 48 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 11:45AM
A super macro image Nathan, sum's up what most of us feel at time's.
Regards, Alf.
13 Dec 2012 12:08PM
A man with an umbrella. The first I saw at your impressive photoSmileSmileSmileSmile
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
13 Dec 2012 1:03PM
Someone was hungry-- and resourseful--- , but it is the bokeh that makes this image sing!
ChiliMan 15 135 17 Singapore
13 Dec 2012 1:48PM

Quote:The fungi being chewed to bits is feeding countless insects and birds. The life-cycle.

I really like that. As I do your shot, Nathan. Very inspired capture.

Gypsyman 11 690 England
13 Dec 2012 1:49PM
Nathan, Looked at your Photograph and decided what I was to say, then read what you had written --- Ditto. Eric.
danbrann 17 640 17
13 Dec 2012 2:23PM
Great use of focus on an extremely interesting subject. It is as if the stem was sheltering from the rain...rather umbrella like.
canonfan 11 7 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 2:55PM
Wonderful texture and great DOF Nathan
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
13 Dec 2012 3:09PM
Tip of the day: always wear long trousers in the woods!!!!!!! GrinGrinGrin
EAS 12 1 13 Scotland
13 Dec 2012 3:21PM
Lovely details and texture in this tatty fungi. Think the weather probably more than explains how you're feeling at the moment. Isn't this the time of year so many suffer from SAD too?

TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
13 Dec 2012 3:24PM
Looks like some creature's had a good meal off that, Nathan! Wink A wonderful close-up, and very nicely processed Smile
Trev Smile
Tibetan 9 3 England
13 Dec 2012 3:41PM

Quote:Tip of the day: always wear long trousers in the woods!!!!!!! GrinGrinGrin
Tip 2. always wear long trouser this weather, don't want your assets frozen do we lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
rayme330 9 17 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 3:49PM
Excellent shot, Nathan with good dof.

HELANA 11 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 3:57PM
Lovely shape to this fungi Nathan. Well capture.
ali63 9 791 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 4:18PM
Some one or something was hungry, great shot, hope your day improves, i try listening to a relaxing piece of music to help lift my mood when i'm feeling a little low, hope it works for you.take care,
Ali SmileSmileSmile
hasslebladuk 12 1 6 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 4:45PM
Excellent shot lovely detail
Humblebee 9 1 England
13 Dec 2012 5:00PM
Looks like a little old man carrying his boat on his head Wink - well spotted Nathan and captured ... Carol GrinGrinGrin
xwang 12 56 8
13 Dec 2012 5:00PM
Beautifully taken, wonderful clarity. Excellent work!
pmeswani 10 16 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 6:35PM
We all know you are a fun guy to be around Nathan. Tongue. Nice shot.
achieverswales 11 8 101 Wales
13 Dec 2012 6:57PM
Excellent capture Nathan, keep positive mate!


Fefe Plus
9 57 37 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 7:17PM
Now this reminds me of one of those new modern parosols that only have parosol at one side....................stupid idea.............. but then again ok if you want to sit in the sun while one sits in the shadeTongueTongue
Great shot Nathan
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
13 Dec 2012 8:08PM
Yes Keep positive Nathen,we all get our ups and downs ,so tomorrow is another day and hope you will get a better day .
fificat100 10 5 2 Scotland
13 Dec 2012 8:33PM
Well found. Great detail on this chewed-up specimen.
Keep looking on the bright side - up is the only way we can go when feeling particularly low.
Take care, Lavina
User_Removed 9 4 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 9:44PM
Not heard NAAFI breaks for sometime those were the days. Hot Pie and mug of T.. Photography is a great release from things going around in my head shame I dont get much time for it. Lovely photo more please. Bob
Hop-A-Long 14 52 1 England
13 Dec 2012 11:48PM
Great angle to shoot this from. Nice work.

14 Dec 2012 10:14AM
Great shot sorry i missed all of your latest shots they are brill.
basith_am 9 7 Sri Lanka
14 Dec 2012 6:11PM
Great shot....

pdcche 11 4 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 7:53AM
Great capture Nathan, guess you got hungry before taking this, should of had your weetabix first Tongue , Peter..
LexEquine 15 1 19 United States
16 Dec 2012 7:16PM
'Very Excellent Tones, Textures, Details, & Image frame Compo,' Nathan~ Wink

Ciao~ Peter

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