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RustBody in Blue

By alansdottir  
Another from Kilve...

It's amazing what you find on the beach...

This was, I think, the rusting remains of a small car engine, though I can't be certain... It was the shapes in the rust, as well as the colours that intrigued... something about salt in the mix, I think, seems to give richer rusts.

Thank you for looking!

Tags: General Specialist and abstract Close-up and macro

Voters: GrahamNobles, wolfy, Boagman65 and 23 more


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Comments


GrahamNobles 13 9 4 England
18 Mar 2009 10:38PM
There's also something in the way the shape of the two top right hand pebbles mirrors the shattered engine plate. And the swiping sidelight on both the rusty plate and the pebbles brings out the colours and opposing textures perfectly.

Well spotted I'd say!

Graham
wolfy 17 36 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2009 10:41PM
yes, lovely tones and details, in particular the details and colors on the rust are excellent
NEWMANP 13 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2009 10:44PM
yep, lovely textures and form with a bit of useful lighting sprinkled over it.
Phil
Boagman65 14 2 1 Scotland
18 Mar 2009 10:47PM
Great image I love the ragged rusty metal contrasting really well with the smoothness of the pebbles also the light is excellent.

Andy.
andy210966 13 4 119 Wales
18 Mar 2009 11:11PM
Lovely, lovely and thrice times lovely!

Andy Wink
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
19 Mar 2009 12:02AM
Rich rust and robin's egg blue-- working so well tog.
Jennn
jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
19 Mar 2009 6:29AM
Great light enhancing the details in the rust

Peter
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2009 8:55AM
A splash of light in the right place emphasises the contrast between the smooth stone and the rough corroding metal. Left alone, one will outlast the other........Excellent tones/textures too.
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
14 3.0k 2459 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2009 12:23PM
Excellent composition, I like the rising diagonal split.
Moira
JohnH37 15 1 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2009 6:12PM
Amazing light/shapes colours and textures.Excellent.
-John
19 Mar 2009 9:59PM
As has been said - lovely colours and textures.

Michael
Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
19 Mar 2009 10:27PM
Beautiful contrast between rust and rock.
Rende
texturencolour 13 36 1 Australia
21 Mar 2009 3:54PM
Smooth with the rough, shadow and light, manmade and natures work, full of contrasts and some great complimentary colours too.
jennifer
Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 21 Wales
27 Mar 2009 5:35AM
Excellent textures and light.
Tom.

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