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RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
29 Sep 2010 11:29PM
Whatever your reservations about this piece if kit, you have captured it with some amazing detail, Mick. That G11 is certainly proving its worth for this type of shot. The detail, colours and textures are all so well recorded.
Ronnie.

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2010 11:42PM
stunning detail mick cracking colour and textures too love the title nice one Wink
andy
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
30 Sep 2010 12:17AM
A great shot Mick I see what you mean about how good compacts are for close work. - gary
30 Sep 2010 12:17AM
What a superb image Mick great colours and textures, I have to agree with your reservations, I dont think I would fancy standing under what ever it was supporting.

Hugh
30 Sep 2010 12:37AM
Great detail as always. Had me fooled until I read your summary. I thought it was something to do with the Scottish Gas Board.
Rob
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
30 Sep 2010 12:43AM
SGB was the company that hire out this equipment Rob,and they have been taken over by a company called Harsco.Not much point in changing the lettering in the older equipment I suppose !!
Mick.
30 Sep 2010 4:02AM
Nice one! I think I would trust it, the way I look I don't think it would matter if it collapsed! lol. Great rusty textures, that's the subject that grabs me.
Les
Great detailed shot! Well done.
Excellent detail captured here Mick, well done again !

Chris
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
30 Sep 2010 6:54AM
I agree - top detail in this Mike - as for car jacks, I've never needed one, I drive Ford !...Bill
30 Sep 2010 7:19AM
Like the title Mick. Agree with whats been said above plus the diagonal format really suits the shape of the jacking piece.

Richard
gingerdelight Plus
10 298 11 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 8:38AM
Great detail, great angle, great rust, great cobwebs!!!!!
Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.0k 1555 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 8:56AM
Looks like a sword hilt to me, a rusty Excalibur. So where's your Lady of the Rusty Lake going to rise up?
Moira
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 9:03AM
I always worked under my car using only the jack - we couldn't afford the bricks. But nowadays I need something like this metal prop to support my camera bag while I'm using the Emergency Lumix Wink
Regards
Bill
30 Sep 2010 11:59AM
This is extreemly well photographed Mike. The detail and tones are spot on. The clarity is wonderful and the exposure is great. Please except my award of the week. Well done
Carol
30 Sep 2010 12:25PM
Superb image, great detail and fantastic colours. Well taken.
Akhtar
Acro props alsways good for rust and grot and most often caked on cement where they have been maintained so well.
Not me with the jacks mate, always favoured the option of getting some other mug underneath the motor whilst its balanced up in the air.
Nice shot, all that is missing is the obligatory builders bum.
Doc
baclark Plus
7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 2:48PM
I wouldn't want to be under it or on it either. Judging by the cobwebs and orange stuff not sure how well maintained it'd be! Well spotted Mick, I enjoy the textures and diagonal compo.
Barbara
davidhu Plus
11 19 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 5:13PM
Good textural study Mick, like the angle.
Dave
30 Sep 2010 5:24PM
Love the angle, colour and detail Mick, and yes, i remember the trusty Acro from my building site Days, and sometimes they look VERY dodgy when extented full stroke.

John Smile
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
30 Sep 2010 7:52PM
I am so pleased to be no 0 for this delightfully stunning example of an Acro prop. How fascinating.
imagio Plus
10 12 1 England
30 Sep 2010 11:20PM
Love it Mick

Bernie
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
1 Oct 2010 12:52AM
thats not moved for some time,you should be in bed by now i made it ten mistresses, you need your rest.
1 Oct 2010 7:50AM
Excellent shot Mick, nice colour, detail and title. By changing the angle, you've made this otherwise fairly osdinary subject really stand out,
Great stuff mate.
Cheers for your comments on my last post, i really appreciate it Wink
Have a great weekend....Ricky.
1 Oct 2010 10:25AM
A great rust shot Mick,love the colour and detail in this one,
saeid
Suehh Plus
9 39 6 England
1 Oct 2010 6:38PM
Superb! And love the title too.

Sue
Screaming detail Mick and as usual always an interesting write up
1 Oct 2010 10:45PM
Excellent capture, Mick, with fine color & details. Have a wonderful Scottish Weekend. Ciao...Pietro
2 Oct 2010 2:17PM
Certainly looks untrustworthy to me, great shot

Nicky
4 Oct 2010 9:24AM
superb detail
Dennis
VIKI Plus
10 18 1 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 4:13PM
Happy to make this '40'
6 Oct 2010 7:58AM
I really like this one Mike, nice composition, great textures and a good subject. And, not to forget the rust!
Johanna
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
9 Oct 2010 5:58PM
Another great find Mick, terrific detail and textures in this one
31 Dec 2010 11:18AM
This is such a lovely photograph.

I would like to thank you for spending so much time sharing around work and appreciating the work of others on this site. In particular I'm very grateful for your attention to my work.

Have a great 2011!

Best wishes

Stephen

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