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Bin There Dumped That!

By annettep38  
In case you don't know, I live in rural france, which means we are not exactly spoilt with big trucks and wheelie bins.
This here is mainly from Malaysia and a glimpse into the French motor trade or what happens to your car parts. I couldn't resist dipping a bit into Nik's Color Efex.
Last but not least, why we didn't move to Malaysia. (nš6)
Finally, the trash team round where we are moving to: A pair of vultures above the wheelie bin, just round the corner from our future home in Guanacaste.

PS V2is not selcetive colour, it is only desaturated a bit and there was a last ray of sun reflected on the bins and a red light above a door.
Important, here is a link to a photo that is NOT mine on my Facebook page.. Tells you where your 'RECYLED' stuff goes!
looks like the link does not wor that well.. try this

Tags: France Photo journalism Architecture Costa rica Malaysia Vulture Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel Kota Damansara

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
30 Apr 2014 9:18AM
And I thought Greece was a dirty nation, Annette Sad Malaysia beats our dumping of rubbish easily, so sad to see the lovely countryside ruined by their ideas of rubbish disposal Sad Carol

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Apr 2014 9:23AM
Just seen Lynne's contribution to this venture by she and others: great set again from you, Annette, and my favourite is between V 2 and 3, the selective colour retention shots.
V 6 would suggest the folk out east are as mucky as we are in the UK with a tendency to dump everything at our feet.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 9:59AM
OK Annette you're going to have to show mw images of why you are moving there?
Kate GrinGrinGrin
30 Apr 2014 10:08AM
This makes a good series - especially when combined with Lyn Joyce's post of today.
You have the subject covered between you!
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
30 Apr 2014 10:44AM
A contrast to what happens here, our earth being polluted !! Excellent set Annette.
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
30 Apr 2014 11:05AM
and parts of Malaysia are so unspoilt...this is what the pursuit of materialism brings Sad
30 Apr 2014 11:22AM
yes parts of Malaysia are unspoilt only because there are very few human living in the area Malaysia and Indonesia draw so many parallels its untrue having lived in both countries banyak orang bodoh

LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 11:36AM
YAY! Well done for this set and for being such a good international partner in trash! I love the series. All are excellent but of course I have favourites. V2 is spectacular and could easily grace any magazine feature on urban living, V5 is brilliantly complex and detailed and V7 features the best garbage disposal team of all.

Well done for featuring the link to the photograph in the midst of the place where our 'recycled' materials go. It is easy to be smug and complacent because we fill our recycling bins carefully, but recycling is only third out of five in the waste hierarchy and there are significant environmental implications associated with it as the photograph clearly shows.
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
30 Apr 2014 11:58AM
I bet these images won't be gracing the tourist brochures of MalasiaGrin....cannot understand why the rubbish cannot be removed from the streets at night...must attract rats...
That said an amazing set of images Annette...
ChiliMan 10 135 17 Singapore
30 Apr 2014 12:06PM
Excellent work, Annette, and the other 3 in your team Grin

For me, V6 would be the tip of the iceberg for 'reasons not to move to Malaysia', actually.

If I had to pick a favourite here, it would be between Vs 3 and 4. V4 is very artistically done, both the shot and processing. Especially the processing. But I also love the composition and that tree in V4 Smile

mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
30 Apr 2014 12:11PM
Nice to see the rubbish from foreign parts Annette.
Some good quality grot there by the looks of it.
As I said on Lynnes upload,
a fine rubbish set,and you too will know that is a compliment from me !!
30 Apr 2014 12:45PM
An informative set of images, like the title
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
30 Apr 2014 12:52PM
We humans certainly do make a mess of things don't we!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
30 Apr 2014 3:10PM
Ahhhhh---- the birds
They do a pretty good job cleaning up some stuff.

I saw a different image some where, thought it was the best!
7 10 10 England
30 Apr 2014 4:16PM
We can talk of the bad old days but things don't seem to be improving much in some places.!!!Sad
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 4:32PM
I found the Birds Annette, bit bigger than mineSmileTongueWink Great set of interesting images.SmileSmile
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
30 Apr 2014 5:11PM
Wow -- what a wonderful series, Annette. I'm glad you mentioned that you did not apply selective coloring to V2. That might be my favorite shot and I was going to compliment you on how effectively you applied that technique. I guess I am jaded from doing to much Photoshop.

Is that your Mercedes parked in the no parking zone? Smile

I love your vultures in V7 -- perfect timing catching one looking down at potential food.
Nice comp. in V4. That tree really sets the scene and makes for a nice (but sad) juxtaposition to the trash.
V3 is right up there with V2 in terms of visual interest.
V6 is a good bit of photojournalism and a sad commentary.
V5 has some very nice grot detail.

Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
1 May 2014 8:40AM
A disturbingly interesting series of shots Annette. Still trying to make some sense of them to myself. Great images however.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
1 May 2014 9:26AM
A terrific set of rubbish images (except V7, Annette Wink ) and as varied as can be.
A truly worthy upload in the name of GAS (Garbage Appreciation Society) Smile
What a world we live in... literally a "throw-away" society.
And most interested to see where some societies are happy to dispose of their garbage.

Great set of images
Mike_Smith Plus
9 323 1 United Kingdom
1 May 2014 5:03PM
Cracking set of shots Annette, i like V7 they are real disposal units
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
6 May 2014 9:13PM
An interesting and eclectic set of images Annette

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