Little Fingers

By woolybill1
Blue-grey gloves with speckles of red, light blue, pink and yellow thread and a tasteful topping of fallen leaf oddments, as found during a long walk round the perimeter of the Gibside estate near Gateshead. The background comprises young leaf growth in early Spring, the shimmers and swirls due to the 50mm Nikon lens being at full aperture. Not really a Silly Sunday offering, but discarded children's gloves are all the rage at the moment.

Of course it's the gloves that had been discarded, not the children. All the children we encountered were behaving most decorously. But it was very hot that morning, the temperature almost reaching double figures . . .

Thanks to Graham who gave a UA to Sunshine, to Viola for her award on yesterday's Shadow Bites Back and to everyone who voted and commented yesterday. Your contributions are always valued.
Thanks for looking.

Tags: Leaves Trees Woodland Black and white Glove Twigs

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smut01 Plus
6 111 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2021 8:00AM
That is such amazing depth in there! Love the shot, always makes me feel sad seeing a lost item, particularly a child's thing!
franken Plus
19 5.5k 4 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2021 8:02AM
Very good in mono, Bill.
saltireblue Plus
12 13.1k 83 Norway
25 Apr 2021 8:10AM
Your opening sentence sounds like the evaluations of a cake-making judge...Smile
25 Apr 2021 8:30AM
Eschewing a colour "Version" in favour of a verbal description clearly, Bill, the word "compromise" is not in your vocabulary.
viscostatic 16 50 11 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2021 8:44AM
A beautiful background Bill. Children behaving well is most unusual.

cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
25 Apr 2021 8:46AM
Decorous must elaborate 😁😁
leo_nid 5 12
25 Apr 2021 8:49AM
love the lens performance and your colour description is quite inspirational
bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
25 Apr 2021 10:14AM
Fine mono work
cooky Plus
18 6 7 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2021 10:41AM
Bless, a little woolly leaf. Lovely detail Bill.

James124 Plus
7 50 51 Portugal
25 Apr 2021 11:32AM
Lovely poetic description, Bill, and a super B&W image. People around your way seem very careless with their gloves!
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
25 Apr 2021 11:51AM
Seems strange gloves should get discarded like this. Any I don't wear just get left at home! They do make good subjects though whilst out & about 😃👍🖐🏻
Trev 😀
mac Plus
20 14 Scotland
25 Apr 2021 11:58AM
You and your good lady seem to keep finding discarded gloves and shoes. You should have almost a full wardrobe now? Excellent in mono.
Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
25 Apr 2021 1:59PM
The wonderful OOF background gives it an instant award. I see some kind of creature clawing it's way out of its murky home.

Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
25 Apr 2021 2:45PM a little droopy daisy flower. Love the b/g.
25 Apr 2021 3:59PM
Dear Gardener's Question Time

Oh dear, I'm quite confused.These look nothing like foxgloves.

Mrs Trellis of North Wales.

PS Anyway, who are gardeners to question time? Perhaps they are quantum gardeners? Samantha says she fancies Cox ... the nice professor on the telly. She says you can have this shiny gong. 🏆
mistere Plus
9 16 6 England
25 Apr 2021 5:43PM
"Blue-grey gloves with speckles of red, light blue, pink and yellow thread and a tasteful topping of fallen leaf oddments,"
So this had to come out of retirement....
"And for those of you who are watching in black and white, the pink is next to the green." SmileSmile
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 79 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2021 5:50PM

Quote:"And for those of you who are watching in black and white, the pink is next to the green."

Was this the greatest moment of tv commentary ever? It pretty much matches the drunken radio commentary on the launch of the Queen Elizabeth in 1938 which was something like "And there she goes, the whole vast bulk of her" . . .
Chinga Plus
11 104 3 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2021 9:25PM
Great find Bill... Excellent image for today...
Isabel GrinGrinGrinGrin
clevercloggs 18 251 15 Netherlands
26 Apr 2021 9:22AM
well spotted, great DOF.

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