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Saw these on a wall in an alley way in Leeds
The pipe on the left side is a drainage pipe but havent a clue what those 4 things are.
I was on the first floor of a building opposite

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Sep 2012 - 11:19 AM
Focal Length:210mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Any Ideas ?
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:10 Sep 2012 - 8:02 AM
Tags:Architecture, General.Building, Photo journalism
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Votes:55
Voters:PhillipMinnis · morpheus1955 · fificat100 · Badgerfred · jdinne · gazlowe · woolybill1 · NDODS · JohnChambersPhotography · mikbee · pluckyfilly · stuart1963 · User_Removed · EAS · pronabk · digital_boi · Irishkate · danbrann · andylea · taggart · marktc · mex · hasslebladuk · CaroleS · mrswoolybill · gwynn56 · AnnChown · carper123 · Tibetan · CarolG · sweetpea62 · aniamoore · AlanWillis · SlowSong · lifesnapper · LynneJoyce · cabbie · xwang · twelvemegs · netta1234 · Fefe · jaktis · 213hardy · lesliea · gajewski · SueEley · pdcche · Big_Beavis · Canonshots · Billyray · annettep38 · NeilWigan · helenlinda · Chinga · pascalg ·
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morpheus1955
10 Sep 2012 - 8:18 AM

Cracking shot Barbara, no idea what they are either Smile, like the shadows

Hugh

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fificat100
10 Sep 2012 - 8:18 AM

Well seen, composed and super lighting - like the shadows Smile

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
10 Sep 2012 - 8:32 AM

Nice spot Barbara looking at them something electrical perhaps? however love the shadows.

John

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woolybill1
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10 Sep 2012 - 8:51 AM

Nightlights, perhaps?
Wink
Bill

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44300 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 9:12 AM

I think they are zone alarms. Great image, love the curvaceous from of the strong shadow.

Regards Nathan

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JohnChambersPhotography

They are sensors for movement/lighting up time. nice shadows, four holes in a row for the PVC cables was nice to see good detail well captured.

John

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 9:32 AM

Could have been one here for Saturday Shadows.!!
Good spot and shot.
Mick.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 9:41 AM

Great find with good use of shadows, works well

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digital_boi
10 Sep 2012 - 10:53 AM

oh dear!! lurking around alleys now it’s a downward spiral tisk tisk, dreadful electrical installation the contractor should be shot they look like light sensors to me to automatically switch on lights when the natural light dims on the other hand I could be dimming and lost the plot yet again.
like the shadows
happy new week Grin

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Ps if yer in the dock when i'm on jury service yer going down misses TongueWinkWink

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom86 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 10:56 AM

Well observed - would probably make a good mono?
Interesting finding out what they are!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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danbrann
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10 Sep 2012 - 10:57 AM

Yes Barbara. They are thingybejigs for photographers to look at and find the best angle to photograph them.

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 485 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 11:52 AM

Interesting... well spotted, the shadows make it look like a coiled spring... nice one.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 12:54 PM

Well spotted Love the shadow detail
mike

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 12:58 PM

Lovely shaped shadows - well spotted!
Carole

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8773 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1263 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 1:16 PM

Four candles, obviously...
Moira

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 2:13 PM

Great thingeys!
Ann

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carper123 Plus Member 3414 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 2:27 PM

A well spotted image, Barbara, good composition, lighting and the shadows work well to enhance the image further.
Well done.
Darryl. xSmileSmile

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
10 Sep 2012 - 2:41 PM

Would do well in Saturday shadow thingies don't you think like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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10 Sep 2012 - 2:55 PM

Absolutely no idea whatsoever, Barbs Grin Carol

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10 Sep 2012 - 4:17 PM

No idea but great lighting and shadows..Lin

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aniamoore
aniamoore  3 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2012 - 5:23 PM

Colour or not, I just love it, Barbs!!!!!! Nice and neat!!!!! AniaWink

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AlanWillis Plus Member 666 forum postsAlanWillis vcard England
10 Sep 2012 - 5:45 PM

Most people walk past this kind of thing.
A good photographer turns it into a work of art.
well done

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10 Sep 2012 - 6:27 PM

Well observed and well captured, love those shadows.

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10 Sep 2012 - 6:32 PM

No idea either, but the image is beautifully taken.. wonderful colour and light.

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twelvemegs
10 Sep 2012 - 6:37 PM

Well observed Barbara.

David

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10 Sep 2012 - 7:05 PM

Great shot with
good shadowsSmile
Netta

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Fefe
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10 Sep 2012 - 7:39 PM

Electric blamanges?
Bet you cant wait to do the ironinWinkGrin
Diane

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Canonshots
11 Sep 2012 - 2:02 PM

Surely it's obvious what they are - they are telepathic transmitters to tell the Martians what is going on in the building.Smile

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11 Sep 2012 - 6:28 PM


Quote: Four candles, obviously...
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Moirai got it right!WinkWink
Excellent shadow. Maybe they are just queuing up.

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12 Sep 2012 - 8:24 AM

Fork handles - obviously WinkWink
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Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 - 12:54 PM

Smashing image!
They look like some kind of electrical accessories, love the light an shadow on show! Grin
IB

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