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Wire we here!

By annettep38  
Wire we here was an idea from LynneJoce and GarrathE . With help from Gajewski (SimonFletch) and (Irishkate) and (Chiliman) . Title by Walter.
I am an electrical engineer and a motor mechanic. So of course I have wiring in my genes Smile Wires also serve to keep cattle in, to line starlings up singing 'birds on a wire' , as a scale model for a hummingbird and to enhance French 'landscape' and architecture. Mr Nadau's wire mesh fence serves to generate rust for Mick B.
Last but not least, some wind generators as they seem to upset some purists as much as wires Smile
PS Yes, I was thinking of Leonard Cohen Smile

Tags: Photo journalism Architecture Wires Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Wire are we here

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cats_123 Plus
12 4.4k 25 Northern Ireland
4 Jun 2014 3:31PM
What a cracking set...V8 is my favourite today Grin

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4 Jun 2014 3:36PM
You got it right about the damn wind generators, Annette, I'm well "wired up" now..!!
A cracking good set to celebrate wires in photography.
Especially since you have thrown in a couple of BBJ's for good value..!

Simon
4 Jun 2014 3:36PM
I don't mind the wind generators but they are to my mind not the answer and over hyped ...now wires being electrical myself I understand there requirement however my favourite bird on a wire is this one https://www.google.co.uk/search?sourceid=navclient&aq=&oq=jennifer+warnes+bird&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4PCTC_enGB464GB464&q=jennifer+warnes+bird+on+a+wire&gs_l=hp..0.0l2j0i22i30j0i22i10i30.0.0.1.32238...........0.W-EmObtOSls

V1 wins hands down Annette

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
4 Jun 2014 4:02PM
useful for the birds and the fences are wonderful-- Wires!
JuBarney Plus
4 10 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 4:29PM
Love V1 & 2
Ju
dark_lord Plus
11 1.7k 259 England
4 Jun 2014 4:32PM
A very nice series of images.
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
4 Jun 2014 4:49PM
Super set of images, diverse too !! Excellent Annette.
Ron
great set well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
4 Jun 2014 5:13PM
A wonderful set, Annette, with V.1 being my favourite, though I don't normally like to see birds perched on barbed wire. Carol
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
4 Jun 2014 5:19PM
WOW -- what a series, Annette. I love them all and, as mentioned by rontear, it is a very diverse group of images.
My favorite is V1. I absolutely love it. Second favorite is difficult to pick out but I will have to give the edge to V11.

-=\Walter
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 5:23PM
A fantastic set of quality images Annette, we certainly didn't get our wires crossed for this joint effort did we? The contributions are so diverse and such fun. It is hard to choose favourites here but there are some features that I particularly like, like the wires as lead-ins in V's 2, 4, 5 & 6, and the wires as bird perches in V's 1, 3, 11 & 14. There's enough grot to keep Mikbee and lovers of the prosaic like me happy for a long time too. Well done you.
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 5:55PM
brilliant set annette wonderful detail and colours v2 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 6:01PM
What an incredible and varied set Annette, my favourite being V9.
Peter.
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
4 Jun 2014 6:12PM
Annette,
I just had to return to your portfolio after looking at a lot of images today -- and not just the "Wire We Here" images. I had to return to give V1 a much deserved user award.
This is a beautiful image -- and I know these hummers don't stand around posing forever. Nicely done.
-=\Walter
4 Jun 2014 6:14PM
your wires are very pretty thats for sure
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
4 Jun 2014 6:42PM
An interesting and eclectic set Annette, v1 was a great choice as the lead.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
4 Jun 2014 7:55PM
Beautiful shots Annette.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
4 Jun 2014 8:15PM
Great series!
mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
4 Jun 2014 10:53PM
I am well wired up for these rusty windows in V9 Annette.
Good set with a couple more with rust and grot !!
Mick.
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
5 Jun 2014 1:10AM
What a fantastic set, Annette! 2, 4, 5, 6 and 13 are quite the stunners. V11 is so cute - it looks like that vine is going to tickle the bird on its head Grin

Well done on the timing and pose in V1, by the way!

Andrew
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2014 2:20AM
You've certainly risen to the challenge Annette with a fantastic mix of 'wire 'images.
V2, 6 and 13 make lovely landscapes. I've got a similar image to your V14 long past forgotten about.
Very well done with all of these.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
CaroleS Plus
5 364 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2014 1:11PM
A very good set Annette!
14 Jun 2014 4:38PM
Great set of themed images Annette
23 Jun 2014 12:26PM
Beautiful set of images , Annette....
12 Jul 2014 6:22PM
wonderful set of images Annette.
eve.Smile
31 Jul 2014 8:14PM
An interesting set with v2 as my favourite.
Johanna
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
31 Aug 2014 11:01AM
Wonderfully varied set Annette!
Rende
tonyng Plus
6 7 2 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2014 9:19PM
V6 - monstrosity! Like V1 to start the set off.

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