By woolybill1
Thanks to all who left encouraging comments on yesterday's upload, and especially to Nezih (Nonur) for his U.A. It is rewarding to note the recent upsurge in appreciation for b&w documentary photography.

Nonetheless I'm posting colour today. I noticed this on a slipway in Sheringham, Norfolk. It is in the orientation in which I found it so I have helpfully included the wording from the pulley as a title for anyone who can no longer stand on their head or invert their monitor Smile

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract RAS

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nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
13 Nov 2012 9:15AM
WOW! Superb compo, colour rendition and texture! The more you upload, my admiration of your work inevitably increases the more, Bill.

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cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
13 Nov 2012 9:29AM
size matters Smile

great diagonals and lots of differing textures - make a great wall poster (in Mick's bedroom!!)GrinGrin
13 Nov 2012 10:36AM
Subtle colour and wonderful diagonals, I just love stones forced between others or planks of wood, how did they get there? Appreciation for the caption, standing on my head was never a Salteri family sport, the older I get standing upright becomes enough of a sporting activity for me. Tongue

surfinsurveyor 10 697 1 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 10:43AM
Got everything going for it this one - texture, diagonals, tones, composition and subject interest. Nice one. GrinGrin

Richsr 11 91 223 England
13 Nov 2012 10:44AM
Well seen and composed Bill, you are left wondering where the rope goes under the sleepers
Regards Richard
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
13 Nov 2012 11:06AM
I understand none of this seafaring speak but appreciate this simple, clear image.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
13 Nov 2012 12:26PM
Jeff is right Bill.
It would make a splendid poster for my bedroom.
The rust would compliment nicely next to my Playboy Bunnies calendar.
(Now don't be getting any ideas for that calendar you and Moira are shooting !!)
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
13 Nov 2012 1:10PM
Classic thirds with a strong diagonal underlay, and lots of well exposed detail. What more could you ask.

I do like that angle you captured this shot on Bill, good comp and detail, the small rocks just add nicely to the over all capture.

Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
13 Nov 2012 2:05PM
I must admit, my taste runs to the more artistic shots, and this one is a winner! Subtle understatement.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
13 Nov 2012 3:33PM
A great composition and capture, Bill, wonderful quality and detail Smile
Trev Smile
Tibetan 6 3 England
13 Nov 2012 3:42PM
Metal,stone, wood and rope all combined in one shot, rust and what looks like a fishing hook between the rope wood and stone a bit shiny on the right, would not surprise me if a fish popped up any second, a great shot very well taken, like it!, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
13 Nov 2012 4:21PM
Beautifully composed Bill, with a wonderful range of textures to appeal to the eye. I love how rocks seem to get lodged in different places. Wouldn't be the same photo without them, they add that bit of randomness that make it more interesting to view.

SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 4:45PM
Looking at the thumbnail I thought it looked like some creature had been tyed to something. Great detail.
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 4:55PM
Superb shot !!!.....great composition, with lovely detail & textures.....1st class !!!
carper123 Plus
6 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 5:10PM
Brilliant, Bill. a superb image, well thought out and nicely put together, good format choice to present your image.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 5:12PM
Great composition Bill - and I love the texture and colour of that wood contrasting with the pully thingy and the stones. I really like this. Smile
Just having another look at it - would a square crop work taking off the bottom bit?
13 Nov 2012 5:44PM
Brilliant Bill, just brilliant.

John Smile
paulb20 Plus
11 12 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 5:50PM
Really hooked on his shot, Bill.
13 Nov 2012 7:11PM
A very fine detailed shot Bill.

BarryC123 9 43 25 Ireland
13 Nov 2012 7:12PM
Perfect, Bill.
If you don't mind I'll add my humble award to your trophy shelf, which appears to be deservedly filling up .
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 7:46PM
Wonderful composition and textures here Bill.

Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
13 Nov 2012 7:48PM
I love the composition Bill with the strict diagonal lines and randomness of the ropes.

gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
13 Nov 2012 11:39PM
Crystal clear, very impressive Bill. - gary
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
14 Nov 2012 5:30AM
Excellent indeed

annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Nov 2012 11:39AM
great composition with the diagonals and pebbles.. excellent rust of course.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 Nov 2012 1:18PM
most appealing!
TelStar 13 116 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 3:39PM
Missed this yesterday, Bill. Lovely detail and subtle colour variations.

Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2012 3:31PM
All the right ingredients here for a spectacular image! Grin
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2012 6:00PM
I'm really late with my award - sorry Bill! Love this so much!
frz67 8 10 32 Italy
18 Nov 2012 9:45AM
fantastic observation, Bill and great composition

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
22 Nov 2012 5:19PM
You've certainly pulled in the epzers' to vote Bill, you are very good at spotting these photographic opportunities

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